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Certified Surgical Assistant

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Fargo
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Careers With Purpose

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 1720 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $22.50 - $33.00
Pay Info: $7,500 sign-on bonus for a 2-year work commitment, available to eligible applicants

Department Details

Come work in a fun environment where there everyone works great together. You will work along side a surgeon to assist them in the operating room, doing WALANTs procedures in the clinic space. Learn how to put on splints that are removable, nonremovable splints, putting casts on and taking them off, putting in orders which include xray's, EMG, etc, along with drawing up medications for providers, taking out post surgical stitches, rooming patient and seeing them from pre-operative steps, intra operatively, and post-operatively along with helping patients on their clinic plan of care even if they don't require surgery.

Job Summary

Assists operating surgeons in carrying out technical surgical procedures in accordance with applicable safety laws and regulations. Assists operating surgeons with intra-operative procedures like homeostasis, exposure, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that assist the surgeon in carrying out a safe procedure with optimal results for the patient. Develops specialized preoperative plans in coordination with appropriate surgeons and health team members. Prepares surgical tools and equipment, takes preventative measures to ensure applicable health and safety regulations are satisfied, and assist with patient positioning when necessary. Administers preoperative medications and reports the responses of patients to assigned surgeons and anesthesiologists.


Appropriate education level required in accordance with the state certification and/or licensure including appropriate accreditation programs and agencies.

Required to meet one of the following criteria:

Currently certified as a surgical assistant

Current registration through the applicable state board of nursing as a Surgical Technologist while also having current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0150562
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health, Fargo , Certified Surgical Assistant, Healthcare , Fargo, North Dakota

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