Johnston Willis Hospital, a 292 bed acute care facility, is located in the upbeat, North Chesterfield area, a short drive from Chesterfield Town Center, offering an abundance of restaurants and shops. Johnston Willis Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63 rd on Fortune's 100 , and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
Among other awards and certifications, the Joint Commission has awarded Johnston Willis Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and was the first non academic Richmond Hospital center to be awarded Comprehensive Stroke Certification by DNV GL Healthcare, the highest level of competence possible for stroke care.
Johnston Willis Hospital is the only hospital in the area, and only the second in Virginia, to use the Gamma Knife ® Perfexion ™ , a minimally invasive stereotactic radiosurgery tool that uses extremely precise cobalt radiation beams. The Gamma Knife is used to treat brain tumors , trigeminal neuralgia (face pain) and other neurological disorders
Thoracic, colorectal, general gynecology, gynecological oncology, general surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), urology, and urogynecology.
SURGICAL ASSISTANT CHALLENGES AND TASKS
* 1. Demonstrates competency in scrubbing as it relates to unit scope of care including aseptic technique. * 2. Plans and provides equipment and supplies based on patient and physician needs; promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within the operating room. *3. Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital. 4. Works as a member of the Surgical Services Team to promote teamwork. 5. Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and in services. * THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.
Additional information about our Operating Room Department:
16 Operating Rooms
Surgical Assistants are responsible for the overall care of the patient by providing a safe environment throughout the peri operative time period.
On average, 800 patients are seen monthly
Types of surgeries conducted: Colorectal, general gynecology, gynecological oncology, general surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), urology, urogynecology , Neuro Surgery, Plastics, Out Patient Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
Leadership opportunities include being a part of Shared Governance councils and professional growth opportunities within our career ladder
A supportive culture focused on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certification
What Sets Us Apart:
"I am new to the OR and what I love most is how friendly the co workers are. This OR is AMAZING!" – AW
"I enjoy the staff that I work with and the challenging patients" – TH
"I love my co workers, the leadership team, and the flexibility" ES
EDUCATION Required Completion of Surgical Assistant Program or on the job training. Preferred: Certification as Surgical Technologist and/or First Assistant. EXPERIENCE Preferred: Minimum one year as a Surgical Assistant.
10 hour shifts
4 days a week( Hours 6:45am to 5:15pm)
72 hours every pay period (every two weeks)
Weekend & Holiday On Call rotation
We offer a generous compensation package including:
Vacation, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts, along with other voluntary benefit options and programs.
Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)
HCA Healthcare is partnering with Bright Horizon EdAssist Solutions to provide a monthly benefit toward qualifying education loans incurred by eligible active full time and part time employees who have completed 90 days of service.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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