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Become A Surgical Assistant

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Working As A Surgical Assistant

  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Getting Information
  • Unpleasant/Hazardous Environment

  • Stressful

  • $40,800

    Average Salary

What Does A Surgical Assistant Do

A Surgical Assistant provides assistance during an operation by performing a wide range of crucial tasks. They cover patients with surgical drapes to create and maintain a sterile operative field and adjust and maintain operating room parameters according to the surgeon's specifications.

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Real Surgical Assistant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Medical and Health Manager of Surgical Assistants at TWH Prestige Surgical Assistants LLC Houston, TX Sep 27, 2016 $90,000
Surgical Assistant Outreach Eyecare, Pa Houston, TX Sep 01, 2012 $88,000
First Surgical Assistant American Surgical Assistants, Inc. Houston, TX Oct 01, 2013 $86,800
Surgical Assistant American Surgical Assistants, Inc. Houston, TX Jan 04, 2011 $83,000
Surgical Assistant Mustapha Kibirige Md Pa Houston, TX Sep 01, 2012 $80,000
Surgical Assistant Health & Beauty Cosmetic Surgery, Inc. West Palm Beach, FL Oct 01, 2011 $70,500
Podiatrist Surgical Assistant Financial District Foot & Ankle Center San Francisco, CA Jan 22, 2010 $67,994
Orthopedic Surgical Assistant Masson Medical, LP Houston, TX Sep 11, 2013 $66,241
S.A. First Surgical Assistant Health & Beauty Cosmetic Surgery Corp West Palm Beach, FL Oct 01, 2011 $62,610
S.A. First Surgical Assistant Health & Beauty Cosmetic Surgery, Corp. West Palm Beach, FL Oct 01, 2011 $62,610
Surgical Assistant Universal Surgical Assistants, Inc. Sugar Land, TX Nov 08, 2016 $60,000
Orthopedic Surgical Assistant Roc Orthopedic Training Institute Houston, TX Sep 09, 2015 $57,766
S.A. First Surgical Assistant Health & Beauty Cosmetic Surgery Corp West Palm Beach, FL Oct 01, 2010 $56,558
Senior Surgical Assistant Houston Surgical Assistant Services, Inc. Houston, TX Jan 25, 2016 $54,371
Senior Surgical Assistant Houston Surgical Assistant Services, Inc. Houston, TX Jul 20, 2015 $54,371
Surgical Assistant Civista La Plata, MD Mar 09, 2015 $54,350
Orthopedic Veterinary Surgical Asst. Village Veterinary Jupiter, FL Oct 18, 2007 $53,726 -
$58,864
Surgical Assistant Universal Surgical Assistants, Inc. Sugar Land, TX Sep 20, 2016 $50,000
Surgical Assistant Universal Surgical Assistants, Inc. Sugar Land, TX Sep 29, 2016 $50,000
Surgical Assistant Universal Surgical Assistants, Inc. Sugar Land, TX Sep 17, 2015 $50,000
Surgical Assistant Tartell & Mandel Md LLC Hollywood, FL Oct 01, 2012 $50,000
Surgical Assistant South Florida Sinus & Allergy Center Hollywood, FL Oct 01, 2012 $50,000
Surgical Assistant Mohammad Kamran, Md Anniston, AL Oct 01, 2010 $50,000

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Top Skills for A Surgical Assistant

OralSurgeryProceduresSurgicalProceduresGeneralAnesthesiaPatientCareInsuranceVerificationVitalSignsPre-OpMedicalHistoryPost-OpInstructionsSurgicalInstrumentsOshaDentalImplantsSutureRemovalBiopsyBoneGraftsSchedulingAppointmentsSinusLiftsFrontDeskBloodPressureInfectionControl

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Top Surgical Assistant Skills

  1. Oral Surgery Procedures
  2. Surgical Procedures
  3. General Anesthesia
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Greeted and prepared patients for consultations and oral surgery procedures.
  • Assisted several prominent local surgeons on a variety of surgical procedures.
  • prepared medications for general anesthesia procedures
  • Monitored patients during sedation, delivered exceptional patient care, and instructions for discharge.
  • Assisted in patient insurance verification.

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