Company Info

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
1250 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA, United States

Phone: 866-289-5374
Web Site: www.VCUHS.jobs

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Certified Surg 1st Assist


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Job ID:

247254

Location:

VA, United States 
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Job Views:

26

Posted:

04.13.2019
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Job Description:

The First Assistant in a surgical operation is an advanced trained and certified individual who is able to participate in and actively assist the surgeon in completing the operation safely and expeditiously by helping to provide exposure, maintain hemostasis, and other technical functions.

Responsibilities

Assists in operations under the direction of the surgeon to make incisions and close surgical sites, manipulate or remove tissues, implant surgical devices or drains, suction the surgical site, place catheters, clamp or cauterize vessels or tissue, and apply dressings to surgical site.

Qualifications

Required

High School Diploma or equivalent; and

Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology Program, military training program, Master of Surgical Assisting Degree, or LPN

CSFA (Certified Surgical First Assist) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)

Experience as a Surgical Technologist or as a CSFA

Preferred

One or more years of experience as CSFA

Experience at a Level 1 or 2 Trauma Center

Experience in cardiac, robotics, vascular, orthopedics, neurosurgery, transplant surgery



Company Info


Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
1250 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA, United States
Phone: 866-289-5374
Web Site: www.VCUHS.jobs

Certified Surg 1st Assist

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Job ID:

247254

Location:

VA, United States 
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

26

Posted:

04.13.2019
col-wide   

Job Description:

The First Assistant in a surgical operation is an advanced trained and certified individual who is able to participate in and actively assist the surgeon in completing the operation safely and expeditiously by helping to provide exposure, maintain hemostasis, and other technical functions.

Responsibilities

Assists in operations under the direction of the surgeon to make incisions and close surgical sites, manipulate or remove tissues, implant surgical devices or drains, suction the surgical site, place catheters, clamp or cauterize vessels or tissue, and apply dressings to surgical site.

Qualifications

Required

High School Diploma or equivalent; and

Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology Program, military training program, Master of Surgical Assisting Degree, or LPN

CSFA (Certified Surgical First Assist) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)

Experience as a Surgical Technologist or as a CSFA

Preferred

One or more years of experience as CSFA

Experience at a Level 1 or 2 Trauma Center

Experience in cardiac, robotics, vascular, orthopedics, neurosurgery, transplant surgery