1. How Does American Surgical Assistants Differ From Other Professional Services Companies?
American Surgical Assistants is the leading surgical assistant professional services company in the field and recruits the top surgical assistants. We are managed by surgical assistants who understand your needs. What sets us apart from all other surgical assistant professional services companies is our level of focus and attention solely on surgical assisting. When surgical assistant professional services are the primary focus, the quality of service is greater, and we pride ourselves on the value we place on our staff.
We offer our assistants our Total Care philosophy, which allows them ease of mind. When you sign up with American Surgical Assistants, you are backed by a company with over 20 years of professional services experience. This means that American Surgical Assistants handles all logistical aspects of the professional services process, which allows our assistants to do what they do best – assist in the operating room.
Additionally, in June of 2005, American Surgical Assistants’ level of excellence was rewarded with the honor of being the first surgical assistant professional services healthcare staffing agency to receive Joint Commission Certification, the highest recognition in the industry, through the Health Care Staffing Services Certification Program.
2. What Type of Credentials Do You Need to Become a Surgical Assistant?
Surgical assistants are certified through one of the national certifying bodies: National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA), American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA), or the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). The certifications that can be obtained through these bodies are the CSA, SA-C, or the CSFA respectively. Nurses may be certified as an RNFA or a CRNFA.
We work with the facilities to ensure all of our Surgical Assistants are properly credentialed prior to assisting in surgical procedures. We also assist with the ongoing renewal of credentials at facilities as needed.
3. What Benefits Does American Surgical Assistants Offer Their Assistants?
We offer competitive salary and benefits packages. However, it is our all-encompassing Total Care Package that gives assistants more than just a paycheck.
4. I Need a Flexible Schedule; Can I Still Work With American Surgical Assistants?
Yes! American Surgical Assistants provides a modifiable schedule to suit your individual preferences and needs with salaried full-time employment, independent contractor status, part-time or moon-light positions offered.
5. How Do I Apply To Be a Surgical Assistant With American Surgical Assistants?
Please fill out our online form by clicking HERE.