Surgical First Assistant, Day Shift, Operating Room

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Oct 30, 2020
Closes
Dec 01, 2020
Ref
R-011544
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Surgical First Assistant for our Operating Room who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Surgical First Assistant, you will:
• Assist the surgeon in the performance of any surgical procedure, working under the surgeon's direct supervision.
• Assists the surgeon in draping of the patient retracts tissue and exposes operating field area during operative procedures, clamps and ties blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry, keeps the operative site dry, affords the surgeon the best possible exposure of the anatomy incident to the operation
• assists the surgeon in identifying any structure that should not be ligated and keeps those structures from the operative site by retraction, is prepared to anticipate the moves of the surgeon, is knowledgeable in all surgical procedures sufficient to assist the surgeon in any way

Qualifications include:
• Graduate of an approved and accredited surgical assistant program
• National Certification
• 5-7 years of experience as a surgical assistant
• Active CPR Certification with the American Heart Association
• Strong communication skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Demonstrate evidence of team work and team building

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered or contact aklotz@adventisthealthcare.com for more information.

Work Schedule:

0700-1530

Monday-Friday

Call required (weekends, overnight, etc.)

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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