Surgical Assistant, Senior

Job Location US-VA-Manassas
Job Opening ID
2022-132688
Facility
PW OBGYN Manassas
Department
Labor & Delivery
Work Schedule
PRN Schedule (free text for specific schedule, if applicable)
Category
Surgical Services
Job Status
PRN

Overview

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 Surgical Assistant Senior assists the team in providing quality individualized patient care during all phases of the patient's surgical experience. The staff member will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to the age of the patients served. The employee will be able to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provides services as described in the department's policies and procedures.

 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma Required.  Graduate of a recognized first assist program with National Certification or RN.  Or if a physician from another country and practicing in the United States of America as a First Assistant, this is acceptable.  Required
  • Experience: Minimum of five years experience assisting Required
  • Additional Skills Required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skill validation and competency testing. Demonstrate effective and appropriate customer service skills, verbal and nonverbal communication techniques, interpersonal relationship skills, and time management skills. Scrub tech experience to be able to independently scrub Orthopedics, General, Vascular, Gynecological cases. Ability to independently cover scrub call as needed.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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