Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 611011
Description of Services/Department:
Inova Alexandria Hospital is seeking Surgical First Assistant to support the department full time . A beautiful Community Hospital located in the city of Alexandria is equipped with 11 OR suites and 4 Endoscopy Suites. Comprehensive range of surgical specialties to include, orthopedics-total joints, sports medicine, spine, general ENT, gynecology, urology, plastics, vascular, neurosurgery, podiatry, and maxillofacial. Full range of Endoscopy services including Heartburn Treatment.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Provides safe therapeutic care by collaboration with surgeons and health care team in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient Provides individual, patient-centered approach to patients with a wide range of diagnoses.
Must have acquired the necessary 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
Experience: Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Surgical First Assistant or able to obtain certification within 6 months of employment
Education and Licensure: Completion of Surgical First Assistant exam and certification by accredited organization OR medical school graduate with surgical training and certified in the United States as a Certified Surgical Assistant.
Certification: Heart Saver
Special Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in English. Ability to work routinely without direct supervision. Ability to demonstrate good judgment in daily activities. Ability to understand and implement infection control and hospital safety practiced.
Inova Alexandria Hospital is a 318-bed community hospital that offers a full range of healthcare services and has received national recognition for healthcare excellence . From babies to seniors, Inova Alexandria Hospital Provides World-Class Medical Care. We are dedicated to continually expanding our programs and services to help ensure we meet the healthcare needs of the communities we serve today and in the future.
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.