Bon Secours Health System SURGICAL ASSISTANT in NORFOLK, Virginia

Req # 109169BR

Position Title SURGICAL ASSISTANT

Market Bon Secours Hampton Roads

Posting Facility DEPAUL MEDICAL CENTER

Department OPERATING ROOM

City NORFOLK

State VA

Job Specs DEPAUL MEDICAL CENTER

POSITION SUMAMRY

The Certified Surgical Assistant, under the direct supervision of the Clinical Coordinator and the Surgeon, is responsible for the age specific care and safety of patients undergoing surgical intervention based on the standards of the CSA. The Surgical Assistant is responsible for patient positioning, holding retraction for exposure, tying sutures, assisting dressing application and closing the skin. Additional responsibilities include setting up the operating room with the necessary equipment prior to the procedure start time, maintaining sterile technique, assists in setup and room turnover cleaning room, as well as restocking supplies used in surgery. Must work closely with the charge nurse for assignments, act as a resource person for procedures, be an active member of a service team, and maintain certification as a Surgical Assistant.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  1. Completion of at least High School education or GED equivalent is preferred.

  2. Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Assistant either military equivalent or job education equivalent.

  3. New graduates from a Certified Surgical First Assistant school must receive their certificate within one year of hire date.

  4. Surgical Assistants with more than two years of SFA experience, and not currently certified, must receive their certificate within six (6) months of hire date for continued employment.

  5. Requires CPR certification within one year of hiring.

  6. Must be proficient in the command of the English language.

Status FT

Shift (check all that apply) Variable

Schedule 8 Hour Shifts

Weekends? Rotating Weekends

By Nursing Surgical Services

By Profession Allied Health