HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Assistant in Richmond, Virginia
Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is a 340-bed Level II Trauma Center. As part of our full range of healthcare services, we specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health—including high-risk pregnancies, maternity and neonatal intensive care—orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants—through the Virginia Transplant Center—and we lead the state in minimally invasive procedures, having performed more da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgeries than any other facility in Virginia.
Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Women's Health Surgical Services Include: * 6 Women's Health OR Suites, 4 Endo Procedure Rooms
Full range of surgical services
Minimally invasive surgical program
Outpatient surgery center
da Vinci ® robotic surgery system
Private surgical nursing unit
Comprehensive breast surgery program
Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery
The Surgical Assistant (SA) will perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director. The Surgical Assistant:
Utilizes principles of aseptic technique in creating and maintaining a sterile field.
Plans and provides equipment and supplies based on patient and physician needs.
Demonstrates competency in assisting surgeon as it relate to unit scope if care.
Promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within the operating room.
Participates in on-call assignments and demonstrates flexibility to cover staffing as needed.
Demonstrates flexibility to perform other functions within Surgical Services to assist in the smooth operation of the department.
Provides a safe environment for the surgical patient during their perioperative experience.
Serves as a professional member of the OR team.
Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and inservices.
Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital.
Exercises sound judgment and decision making skills on behalf of patient, self and peers.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
High School Graduate (required)
Graduate from an approved Certified Operating Room Tech (CORT) program, Registered Nurse program, Licensed Practical Nurse program or Certified Surgical Assistant Program (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
Certification in training as a Surgical Assistant or RNFA Certification (preferred)
ACLS, TNCC and CNOR certification (preferred) EXPERIENCE :
Minimum of 3 years’ operating room scrubbing experience (required)
1 year experience as a Surgical Assistant (preferred)
Title: Surgical Assistant
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Requisition ID: 00448-34464