HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Assistant in Richmond, Virginia

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is a 340-bed Level II Trauma Center. As part of our full range of healthcare services, we specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health—including high-risk pregnancies, maternity and neonatal intensive care—orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants—through the Virginia Transplant Center—and we lead the state in minimally invasive procedures, having performed more da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgeries than any other facility in Virginia.

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Women's Health Surgical Services Include: * 6 Women's Health OR Suites, 4 Endo Procedure Rooms

  • Full range of surgical services

  • Minimally invasive surgical program

  • Outpatient surgery center

  • da Vinci ® robotic surgery system

  • Private surgical nursing unit

  • Comprehensive breast surgery program

  • Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery

    The Surgical Assistant (SA) will perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director. The Surgical Assistant:

  • Utilizes principles of aseptic technique in creating and maintaining a sterile field.

  • Plans and provides equipment and supplies based on patient and physician needs.

  • Demonstrates competency in assisting surgeon as it relate to unit scope if care.

  • Promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within the operating room.

  • Participates in on-call assignments and demonstrates flexibility to cover staffing as needed.

  • Demonstrates flexibility to perform other functions within Surgical Services to assist in the smooth operation of the department.

  • Provides a safe environment for the surgical patient during their perioperative experience.

  • Serves as a professional member of the OR team.

  • Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and inservices.

  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital.

  • Exercises sound judgment and decision making skills on behalf of patient, self and peers.


  • High School Graduate (required)

  • Graduate from an approved Certified Operating Room Tech (CORT) program, Registered Nurse program, Licensed Practical Nurse program or Certified Surgical Assistant Program (required)

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

  • Certification in training as a Surgical Assistant or RNFA Certification (preferred)

  • ACLS, TNCC and CNOR certification (preferred) EXPERIENCE :

  • Minimum of 3 years’ operating room scrubbing experience (required)

  • 1 year experience as a Surgical Assistant (preferred)


  • PRN

Title: Surgical Assistant

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest

Requisition ID: 00448-34464