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Surgical Assistant

Johnston-Willis Hospital - Richmond, Virginia

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Job Code: 00035-36195

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

Johnston-Willis Hospital is seeking an experienced Surgical Assistant who is ready to apply their education and skills to our surgical services family within an organization that supports your professional career development. Apply today for immediate consideration!
 
Johnston-Willis Hospital, a 292-bed acute care facility, is located in the upbeat, North Chesterfield area, a short drive from Chesterfield Town Center, offering an abundance of restaurants and shops. Johnston-Willis Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune’s 500, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
 
Among other awards and certifications, the Joint Commission has awarded Johnston-Willis Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on surgical care, perinatal care, pneumonia, heart attack, and hip and knee replacement. Our ER is also the only state-authorized Level III Trauma Center in Chesterfield County.
 
Johnston-Willis Hospital performs more da Vinci® robotic surgeries than any other single facility in Central Virginia and is the first in Virginia to be designated as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) by the Surgical Review Corporation. Additional surgical specialties include:
 
Thoracic, colorectal, general gynecology, gynecological oncology, general surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), urology, and urogynecology.
 
SURGICAL ASSISTANT CHALLENGES AND TASKS
 
* 1. Demonstrates competency in scrubbing as it relates to unit scope of care including aseptic technique.
* 2. Plans and provides equipment and supplies based on patient and physician needs; 
promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within the operating room.
*3. Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital.
4. Works as a member of the Surgical Services Team to promote teamwork.
5. Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and in services.

* THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.

EDUCATION
Required Completion of Surgical Assistant Program or on the job training.
Preferred: Certification as Surgical Technologist and/or First Assistant.

EXPERIENCE
Preferred: Minimum one year as a Surgical Assistant.

Last Edited: 04/27/2017

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