Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 607064
The CVOR at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is seeking a full time Surgical Assistant.
Provides a safe therapeutic core by collaboration with the surgeons and health care team in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient
Practices perioperative care, and must have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills, and judgement specific to clinical practice
Demonstrates knowledge, expertise and clinical competency in the Role of the First and Second Surgical Assistant. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Level of expertise offers the ability to assess others in the surgical assisting role
Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes
Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery
The CVOR is located on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus within the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) for adult cardiac surgery and Inova Women's and Children's Hospital for pediatric/congenital cardiac surgery. The CVORs are state of the art with Stryker integrated video and a Philips (Single Plane) Hybrid OR with a total of 7 operating rooms serving all cardiac surgery needs including thoracic organ transplant (heart and lung), mechanical circulatory support, structural heart, congenital, and advanced aortic surgery.
Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to announce that the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded Magnet(r) designation, the most prestigious accolade for nursing excellence, to our hospital in December 2020. Currently, only 8.5% of hospitals in the nation hold Magnet(r) designation and Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to be part of this select group. The new Magnet designation is in addition to several other prestigious recognitions which include: a five star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), being named by IBM Watson Health as one the nation's highest performing hospitals, and among the top 10 Major Teaching Hospitals, an A for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, the #1 hospital in the DC metro area by U.S. News & World Reports, and being nationally ranked in gynecologic care.
Minimum of 5 years as a CVOR Surgical Assistant, or if less than 5 years, must provide 3 recommendations from practicing Surgeons and demonstrated clinical practice
Meets requirements of statutes, regulations and institutional policies relevant to Surgical Assistants
Certification and Registration with the Board of Medicine, Commonwealth of Virginia
Endoscopic vein harvesting; open radial harvesting
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.