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Job Title

Surgical Assistant, Senior

Company : Novant Health

Location : Manassas, VA

Created : 2021-03-13

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

OverviewThe employee's Number One job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system's vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. 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, theSurgical 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. On an as needed basis Surgical Services staff maybe required to cover both facilities HAMC and PWMC.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. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy NH-HR-3096ResponsibilitiesIt 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".