Certified Surgical First Asst - Surgical Services
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: May 11, 2022
A surgical assistant functions in the role of a second physician,
at the operating table. Ideally this individual should be another
qualified surgeon or surgical resident. Non-licensed physicians or
non-physicians with additional formal training and national
certification as a surgical assistant are also acceptable, as
deemed appropriate by the primary responsible surgeon, for the type
and complexity of the surgical procedure.
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline overlooking Corpus
Christi Bay is the largest and foremost acute care medical facility
in the region, with a full range of diagnostic and surgical
specialty services in cardiac, cancer and stroke care. It is the
leading emergency facility in the area and the only Level II Trauma
Center in the Coastal Bend, staffed with physicians and nurses
specially trained in emergency services.
The Pavilion and the Critical Care Center house a state-of-the-art
Emergency Department, ICU, Cardiac Cath Lab and surgical
A teaching facility, in affiliation with the Texas A&M
University System Health Science Center College of Medicine
Accredited Chest Pain Center
Accredited Joint Commission Stroke Team
The Shoreline campus is a premiere facility housing many of the
region's most vital and renowned programs such as a Primary Stroke
Center, nationally accredited Cancer Center and a nationally
recognized Chest Pain Center. The Pavilion at CHRISTUS Spohn
Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline houses the CHRISTUS Spohn Heart
Network, which was recently recognized as one of the top 100
cardiovascular hospitals in the United States. The Heart Institute
offers the most advanced diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitative
cardiac services in one convenient location.
Completion of an accredited Surgical First Assistant
Program/Certification through the Liaison Council on Certification
for the Surgical Technologist - National Board of Surgical
Technology and Surgical Assisting, American Board of Surgical
Assistants or (CSA) through Texas Medical Board, National Surgical
Assistant Association, or American Board of Surgical
Two-five years experience in the operating room preferred.
Proficient in preoperative practice as both scrub and assistant
with diversified operating room experience.
Current First Assistant Certification CPR-(American Heart
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