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Surgical Assistant

Requisition R096595 Market Emporia, Virginia Department Operating Room - Virginia RMC - Emporia Shift Days Schedule Part-time

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!

Position Purpose

Performs Surgical Assistant responsibilities in accordance with the institutional policies and procedures of SVRMC.  The Surgical Assistant practices in collaboration with the surgeon and the health care team in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient.  The Surgical Assistant does not concurrently function as the scrub nurse.  The Surgical Assistant is a trained individual who is able to participate in and actively assist the surgeon in completing the operation safely and expeditiously by helping to provide exposure and visualization.  To maintain hemostasis by direct pressure, placement of ties, sutures, ligatures or other intraoperative technical functions, some of which include positioning of the patient, preparing the skin, use of electrocautery mono and bipolar, and closure of all body planes (peritoneum, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin).  Insertion of drainage systems to tissue, selecting and applying appropriate wound dressings and any other duties incident to the surgical procedure deemed necessary and as directed by the surgeon.

Position Qualifications


  • High School Graduate 
  • Graduate of an approved CORT or Certified Surgical Assistant Program


  • Previous experience preferred


  • Current CPR certification or obtained during the first week of orientation
  • Certification in Surgical Assistant training

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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Operating Room - Virginia RMC - Emporia

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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