Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA)

Newport, KY

$74,550 - $105,290 a year

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Job Details

Profession: Allied Health

Type: Full Time

Certified - Surgical First Assistant (CSFA)
Relocation may be required for this role.

Schedule: 5/8's or 3/12's

Assistance & Sign-On Offered

If you are interested in working in the CVOR but need more experience, this job is for you! Management will train qualified candidates to work in the CVOR.

We are seeking a Certified Surgical First Assistant. If you are looking for a job where you will be appreciated and expected to work hard and learn new skills while having fun, this job is for you!

Full-time/Day Shift/Operating room

Job Summary:

The Surgical First Assistant (SFA) works in a dual role as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) and a First Assistant; This position assists surgeons and surgical teams during major surgical services and complex surgical procedures. This position functions under the direction of a Registered Nurse when performing the role of CST and works under the supervision of a Surgeon when performing the role of First Assistant.


  • Associate of Arts Degree in Surgical Technology AND completion of a Surgical Assistant program accredited by CAAHEP or ABSA Required.


  • Current CPR certification is required.
  • One of the below required:
  • Area of Study Major: Surgical Assistant, associate degree in the field of Surgical Technology.
  • Certification as a Surgical Assistant under the Liaison Council on Certification for Surgical Assistants by graduation from a CAAHEP or American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA).
  • Certification under the National Center for Competency Testing
  • Certification as a Surgical Assistant through the National Commision for the certification of Surgical Assistants (NCSSA)


  • Minimum three year's experience as a certified surgical technologist required, two years clinical experience as a Surgical Assistant preferred.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please send your resume to:

Kara Scherff | Healthcare Recruiter

Kara @mleehealthcare.com