HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Assistant - Certified (Full-time Evenings) in Richmond, Virginia

* Certification Required * This position has call requirements

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*


*1 Utilizes principles of aseptic technique in creating and maintaining a sterile field.


*2 Plans and provides equipment and supplies based on patient and physician needs.


*3 Demonstrates competency in assisting surgeon as it relate to unit scope if care.


*4 Promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within the operating room.


*5 Participates in on-call assignments and demonstrates flexibility to cover staffing as needed.


*6 Demonstrates flexibility to perform other functions within Surgical Services to assist in the smooth operation of the department.


*7 Provides a safe environment for the surgical patient during their perioperative experience.


  • 8 Serves as a professional member of the OR team.*

  1. Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and inservices.

  1. Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital.

  1. Exercises sound judgment and decision making skills on behalf of patient, self and peers.

EXPERIENCE Required - High School Graduate. Graduate of an approved CORT program, or RN, or LPN, or Certified Surgical Assistant Program. Preferred - Certification in training as a Surgical Assistant or RNFA Certification. EDUCATION Required - Minimum of three years operating room scrubbing experience. Preferred - One year experience as a surgical assistant.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Surgical Assistant - Certified (Full-time Evenings)

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest

Requisition ID: 00448-43767