First Surgical Assistant- Full Time - Days/Evenings
Mary Washington Healthcare
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Internal Number: R-3857
Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team.
Under the direct and indirect supervision of the attending physician and in a cohesive manner with all surgical staff functions in a surgical assist role, the First Surgical Assistant assists the team in providing quality individualized patient care. The First Surgical Assistant will demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to the age of the patients served Additional, the Surgical Assistant performs other responsibilities as assigned.
5 K Sign-on bonus eligibility with a 2-year commitment. Internal associates are not eligible.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the operating surgeon, assists in skin closure, subcutaneous closure and ties, facia closure and ties, closure and ties of peritoneum, tying deep vessels, incising tissue, and performs haemostatic techniques.
Assists with procedural set up and patient preparedness for specific procedures in positioning, prepping and draping.
Observes aseptic techniques in preparing for and assisting with procedures.
Participates in patient transport, room turnover as indicated by unit activity to facilitate utilization of services in a cost effective manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Functions to present skills and knowledge levels reflective of education and experience at the assistant position at or a minimum of 90 days and or present reference of equivalent experience required.
Certified First Surgical Assistant required.
Certified Scrub Tech preferred.
BLS/CPR certification required.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.