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Often called the right hand of the surgeon, a Surgical First Assistant is a skilled and thoroughly educated medical professional. Their function is to assist the surgeon and O.R. staff before, during and after surgery.
As today's operating environment is more technologically advanced and procedures are increasing in complexity, extra support is frequently consider a necessity. A sought after Surgical Assistant must have both experience in the O.R., advanced education, and practical skill training.
Now hiring all first assistants with 5 years experience and License Surgical Assistant. If you are an independent surgical assistant looking for a full time, part time of weekend call contact us.
American College of Surgeons supports the concept utilizing nonphysicians as first assistants. This nonphysicians Assistants should meet national standards and be credentialed by appropriate surgical authority. First Assistant are not authorized to operate independently. This individuals perform their duties under the supervision of the surgeon.
The first assistant during a surgical operation should be 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, maintain hemostasis and serve other technical functions. The qualifications of the person in the role may vary with the nature of the surgical specialty. We at TSAS try to match the surgeon to a specialized first assistant.