Certified Surgical Assistant  

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  • posted on Wednesday, August 09, 2017
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Certified Surgical Assistant in Columbia, MD ($42/hr)

It's time to get on the road! We're searching for Certified Surgical Assistants to fill immediate openings in the suburb of Baltimore, MD. If this sounds great to you, and you have 2 years of experience, keep reading and we'll make sure you get all the details.

What will I do? As defined by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), surgical assistants provide aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the

surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. In addition to

intraoperative duties, the surgical assistant also performs preoperative and postoperative

duties to better facilitate proper patient care. The surgical assistant performs these

functions during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in

accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations.

What are the benefits? Weekly take-home pay between $1500-$1600 including per diems-top-tier benefits that help you focus on taking care of your patients and know you're being

taken care of, too.

Where? Columbia, MD where you can expect a Small-town experience, and enjoy nearby parks, museums, and night life in the city.

What else do I need to know? The right Certified Surgical Assistant will have graduated from surgical assisting programs accredited through ARC/STSA, a collaborative effort of AST, ACS, and SASA, by CAAHEP. Certification is conferred by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical

Assisting (NBSTSA). Initial certification as a Certified First Assistant (CSFA) is based

upon satisfactory performance on the national certifying examination following

completion of an accredited program in surgical assisting or another pathway acceptable

to the NBSTSA.

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