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Surgical First Assistant

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Inova's Mount Vernon Hospital is seeking a dedicated Surgical First Assistant to join their team. Help us make an impact in the community while finding newfound success in the OR _*apply today!*_The Inova Mount Vernon Operating Room consists of 8 ORs serving Orthopedics communities- Total Joints, Ankles, and Shoulders; Sports Medicine; Podiatry; General- Laparoscopic and Open; Urology; Plastics, and ENT. Case volumes average 20 cases per day. The OR functions 24/7 with the support of all teams on off-shifts and holidays. It is a fast-paced environment that focuses on strong teamwork and patient safety. *The role will support the OR full-time Monday- Friday (4/10s or 5/8s)*_*Sign on bonus & relocation assistance eligible. *_Inovas hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.We are proud to be named one of Forbes 2022 Best Employers for Women, #11 of 5,000+ facilities on NurseJournals national 2023 Best Places to Work as a Nurse list, and a Top Performer in the 2022 Healthcare Equality Index for LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality.*Featured benefits: ** Tuition reimbursement* Student loan assistance up to $10,000!* Paid parental leave* Retirement benefits with match from day one* State-of-the-art medical and training facilities*Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:** Provides safe therapeutic care by collaborating with surgeons and the health care team to perform a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient. Provides an individual, patient-centered approach to patients with a wide range of diagnoses.* Must have acquired the knowledge, skills, and judgment specific to clinical practice.* Teamwork: communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Maintain strong and open communication skills.* Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines.* Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource preceptor and mentor.*Position Requirements:** *Experience:*Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Surgical First Assistant or 2 years of Surgical Technologist experience.* *Education and Licensure:*Must be licensed as a Surgical Assistant in the Commonwealth of Virginia at the time of hire.* *Certification:* BLS via American Heart Association.* *Preferred experience:* Ortho, Robotics & Plastics* A current credential as a surgical assistant or surgical first assistant issued by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), the National Commission for Certification of Surgical Assistants (NCCSA), or their successors.*About Inova Health System *Inova is Northern Virginias leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare every time, every touch to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inovas 22,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.Inovas five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.Inova is home to Northern Virginias only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,952 licensed beds.*Inovas Anti-Discrimination Employment Policy *Inova Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, pregnancy (including childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions and lactation), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by law.Job Type: Full-timePay: $38.42 - $62.44 per hourSchedule:* 10 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* On callPeople with a criminal record are encouraged to applyExperience:* Surgical First Assistant: 1 year (Required)* Surgical Technologist: 2 years (Preferred)* Orthopedics: 1 year (Preferred)* Plastic surgery: 1 year (Preferred)* Robotics: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* SFA credential with the NBSTSA or the NCCSA (Required)* BLS with the American Heart Association (Required)Ability to Relocate:* Alexandria, VA 22306: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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