Job Posting Number:31BR
Job Posting Title:Certified Surgical Assistant
Job Posting Category:Surgical services
Work Site:MN - Rochester
Department Division of Surgical Services
The Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) first or second assists the surgeon
/physician in the performance of surgical procedures. The CSA has an understanding of human surgical anatomy; has developed surgical skills such as suturing, the proper use of surgical instrumentation, and proper positioning of surgical patients. The CSA possesses a working knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique, and perioperative policies and procedural guidelines. The CSA must have knowledge of surgical procedures and the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon. The CSA will work in a multi specialty perioperative setting that includes general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurological surgery, spinal surgery, ENT/radical neck surgery, gynecological surgery, urology surgery, cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, trauma surgery, plastic surgery, transplant surgery, colon-rectal surgery, and pediatric surgery. (007148)
Associates degree from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Surgical Assistant program or National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA) approved program of surgical assisting. Currently certified as a Certified Surgical Assistant through the NSAA. Must have relevant operating room experience or training within the past 3 years. Internal applicants are required to submit their three most recent performance appraisals.
Adapts to unpredictable situations within the perioperative setting. Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a direct, empathetic, and articulate manner. Demonstrates patient-centered and customer focused communication skills. Ability to work independently and as a team member with minimal supervision.
License or Certification:Must be a Certified Surgical Assistant in good standing with the National Surgical Assistant Association. Maintain Basic Life Support certification.
Schedule Details:Monday-Friday; Variation of 8 hour shifts
Compensation Detail:Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.57 per hour.
Staffing Specialist:Todd Williams
Company Statement::Mayo Clinic offers a wealth of job opportunities, but most essentially, it offers the chance to make a difference by helping others. You will belong to a team of professionals devoted to meeting patients' needs. You will be mentored in Mayo Clinic's culture and our model of care, which values mutual respect, integrity, personal responsibility, innovation, communication and teamwork.
Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action / equal opportunity educator and employer.