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Certified Surgical Assistant

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Mankato
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic


Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and - -- to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.
Responsibilities
The Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) first 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.Qualifications
Graduate of a Surgical Assistant program or equivalent surgical assistant training. Currently certified as a Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) through the National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA) or as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Relevant operating room experience or training within the past 3 years is preferred.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.Must have and maintain current certification as Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) with the National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants (NCCSA) or Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) with National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross.Exemption StatusNonexemptCompensation Detail$32.09 - $48.19 / hourBenefits EligibleYesHours/Pay Period72Schedule Details8 hour shifts - 7-3:30, potential for 9-5:30, hours are based on patient needs.
On call rotation.Weekend ScheduleOn call rotation weekend/holiday rotationInternational AssignmentNoSite Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. - -



Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer


As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

RecruiterBrittany Crowson

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis , Certified Surgical Assistant, Healthcare , Mankato, Minnesota

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