Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 609935
Description of Services/Department:
The renowned Inova Loudoun Hospital is seeking a dedicated Surgical First Assistant to join the Operating Room team in a Full-Time capacity. Our hospital's newly renovated and expanded surgical center features 8 state-of-the-art operating suites, two special procedure rooms, and the latest technology in minimally-invasive robotic surgery. It is a fast-paced environment that focuses on strong teamwork and patient safety.
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 completion 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.
About Loudoun Campus
Inova Loudoun Hospital is a nationally recognized, advanced community hospital with a rich history. We've been proudly serving our diverse community for more than a century and are committed to providing comprehensive, compassionate care for the entire family.
Inova Loudoun Hospital is home to Loudoun County's only designated trauma center, pediatric emergency room, NICU, and hospital-based natural birth center. Our two, additional 24/7 free-standing emergency rooms (ERs) located in Ashburn and Leesburg are Joint Commission Certified Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals (ASRH) and make it easy for Loudouners to receive high quality emergency care - when and where it's needed. Inova's 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 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.