Certified Surgical First Assistant

Chesapeake, VA
Temporary to Full Time
Travel
Mid Level

Job Title: Certified Surgical First Assistant

Location: Chesapeake, VA 23320

Shift: 5x8-Hour (15:00 - 23:00)

Start Date: ASAP

Job Duration: 13-week renewable contract

Salary: $2,040-$2,380/week

Are you a skilled and dedicated Certified Surgical First Assistant seeking a new opportunity? Join our team in Chesapeake, VA, and contribute to our mission of delivering exceptional surgical care. We are looking for a qualified individual to provide support during surgical procedures and ensure optimal patient outcomes.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the surgical team in preparing the operating room for procedures, including sterilizing instruments and ensuring proper equipment is available.
  • Provide direct assistance to surgeons during surgical procedures by anticipating their needs and providing necessary instruments and supplies.
  • Perform surgical site preparation, draping, and positioning of patients.
  • Handle and pass instruments, sutures, and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Provide hemostasis and tissue manipulation as directed by the surgeon.
  • Perform wound closure using sutures, staples, or adhesives under the surgeon's guidance.
  • Assist with the application of dressings and bandages.
  • Ensure proper documentation of procedures, including surgical counts and patient records.
  • Adhere to infection control and patient safety protocols.

Requirements:

  • Certification as a Surgical First Assistant.
  • Current BLS certification via the American Heart Association.
  • Proficiency in general, neuro, and orthopedic surgical procedures is required.
  • Experience in robotics, GYN, vascular, thoracic, and plastics surgeries is preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Surgical First Assistant.
  • Travel experience is preferred.
  • Availability to work weekdays, some weekends, be on-call, and serve as a preceptor as needed.
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required as per facility guidelines, with medical or religious exemptions considered.

Join our team of skilled surgical professionals and make a difference in the lives of our patients. If you possess the necessary qualifications and are ready to take on this exciting opportunity, apply now!

Share

Apply for this position

Required*
Apply with Indeed
We've received your resume. Click here to update it.
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

Human Check*