Surgical Tech First Assist

    May 9, 2022
    Manassas, Virginia
    Job Type


    Our client, a 85+ bed hospital located in Northern VA, near Manassas, and 40 miles from Washington DC, has a need for a Surgical Tech First Assist to join their team.


    The Surgical Technician - First Assistant assists with the total care given by the interdisciplinary team members to the surgical patient. The Surgical Assistant performs duties of the Surgical Services Technician under the direction of the Registered Nurse. In addition, the Surgical Assistant performs specific duties under the direction of the surgeon.


    • Prepares for surgical cases by anticipating the needs and having supplies, instruments and equipment readily available. Assists with room preparation to facilitate patient turnover.
    • Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction, sponging, suctioning, and irrigation.
    • Completes closing subcutaneous tissue and skin with method indicated by surgeon and provides postoperative subcutaneous injection of local anesthetic agent.
    • Utilizes appropriate techniques to assist with permanent hemostasis by clamping and/or cauterizing vessels or tissue, tying and/or ligating clamped vessels or tissue, applying hemostatic clips, and placing local hemostatic agents.



    • Completed formal Surgical Technician program with certification or equivalent training
    • National certification as a Surgical/First Assist
    • 2 years experience as a surgical technician.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred


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    Salary range is $65,000—97,500 plus relo asst.


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