As defined by the American College of Surgeons, the Certified Surgical Assistant provides aid in exposure, hemostasis and other technical functions that will help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. Must possess a working knowledge of all operating room procedures with respect to attire, infection control, and is familiar with individual requirements and recommended practices of compliance. Must accept responsibility for his/her integrity with respect to maintenance and compliance, to and of these policies. Will have the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon, and other team members, with respect to the requirements of a particular surgical procedure. Must be able to demonstrate and maintain dexterity sufficient to successful completion of his/her assistant duties on each particular procedure. Will maintain a professional attitude with respect to the dignity, privacy, and safety of the patient. Must possess the ability to only function within the limits of his/her ability, and within the scope of practice set forth by the medical facility.