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Surgical First Assist

Job ID: 951135
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The Surgical First Assistant will support the intraoperative  surgical first assisting with all and any assigned surgical speciality teams.The role will help expedite surgical productivity, provide as second assist as needed and first assist for surgeon when residents are not available.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School + 2 plus years of formal training/education is required.
  • Certification in Surgical Assistant/Surgical First Assistant is required.
  • Graduates from a CAAHEP accredited programs go on to earn their CSA/CFA


The following certifications may be accepted:

  • National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)/CSFA
  • American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA)/SA-C, 
  • National Assistant at Surgery Certification (NASC) or CCI Institute/ CRNFA


2+ years of experience as a Surgical First Assistant in a hospital Operating Room setting.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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