Surgical First Assistant
Company: SpecialtyCare
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Healthcare
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 10/28/2019
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Summary

As a Surgical Assistant with SpecialtyCare you will act as a First Assistant to the surgeon(s) during surgical procedures and perform complex surgical techniques as needed and directed by the physician. In this role you will work in various surgical specialties. 

 

Benefits

SpecialtyCare is committed to supporting professional growth for our associates. Each associate is allocated funds for continuing education, membership fees, and dues for professional associations. We also provide tuition reimbursement or tuition repayment assistance.  We provide a full benefits package including a matching 401K and generous PTO plan. We also cover the cost of maintaining certification.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements

  • Must hold certification/licensure as a CSA, LSA or RNFA.
  • Previous surgical experience as a First Assistant.
  • Ability to build and maintain business relationships and retain and grow the business.
  • Must possess strong physician/surgeon relationship skills and team mentality.
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to work at multiple locations as needed.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with team members, hospital staff and physicians.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as scheduled, including weekends and holidays, and to be on-call as scheduled.  Must be able to respond to calls or pages within 30 minutes.

 

 

The Successful Candidate


The successful candidate must posses a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision.  The following competencies are highly valued:

  • Strong relationship builder with exceptional interpersonal skills that can influence perceptions, decisions and actions of others through effective communications both within the organization and externally.
  • Proven self-starter who works well both independently and in a team environment.
  • High energy, self-motivated individual whose style is effective in working with all levels of the organization to drive performance and continuous improvement using an analytical and metrics based approach.
  • Ability to effectively review and synthesize medical literature for the purpose of writing clinical procedure guidelines, clinical policies and peer review scientific publications.
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency.
  • Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.
ADDRESS:

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