Start your career as a surgical assistant.

Surgical Assist Careers

SpecialtyCare continues to grow and we need passionate, driven people to grow with us. We are the most experienced provider of outsourced clinical services in the industry, participating in over 350,000 surgeries each year in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. We serve more than 1,000 hospitals and support more than 13,000 surgeons. We pride ourselves hiring the best. People who are ready to make a difference in healthcare and who share our values and commitment to innovation in the operating room.

If you would like more information on joining SpecialtyCare as a surgical assistant, please use the adjacent form and a recruiter will contact you immediately. They can discuss the surgical assist opportunities we have available and the benefits of joining SpecialtyCare.



We Are Clinical Excellence

Our well-trained, highly experienced, and certified, surgical assistants are trusted members of the operating room team. They provide the highest level of surgical expertise to ensure the best patient outcomes possible. Most of our surgical assistants do nothing but surgery and, in fact, we often perform more cases each year than the surgeons we support. This leads to a high level of knowledge and expertise. By focusing our attention on the complex needs of the surgeons, and ultimately our patients, members of the SpecialtyCare surgical assist team make surgery safer and drive better clinical outcomes.

Job Summary and Outlook for Surgical Assistants

As a surgical assistant with SpecialtyCare you will act as a first assistant or to the surgeon(s) during surgical procedures and perform complex surgical techniques as needed and directed by the physician. In this role you will work in various surgical specialties.

It is a great time to be a surgical assistant as the field is growing at a steady pace. In 2014, it was estimated the field would grow 31 percent through 2024.

Why Work at SpecialtyCare?

We are a company that is focused on its people. When we find good people, we work hard to keep them. We invest in our associates because we know doing so will help build their confidence in the operating room, which ultimately improves patient outcomes. This is why we are trusted by more than 1,000 hospitals to deliver high quality OR services.

Professional growth

If you strive to be the best you can be in your job and have goals to grow your career even further, SpecialtyCare is the employer of choice. We are committed to supporting professional growth for our associates by allocating funds for continuing education, membership fees, and dues for professional associations. Our tuition reimbursement or tuition repayment assistance program makes education goals a reality.

We also cover the cost of maintaining certification, which for medical professionals is critical. We want our associates to focus on being their best in the OR so we relieve some of those common stressors.

Work-life balance

Healthcare professions can be stressful and leave you with unpredictable schedules. To help promote a healthy work-life balance, we provide a generous paid time off plan.

Exploring the U.S.

With partner hospitals across the country, there are a numerous amount of options for relocation and travel. If you have ever wanted to explore a new city, now is your opportunity.

Why Work with SpecialtyCare?

Compensation and Benefits

SpecialtyCare offers our associates competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. We also offer generous paid time off, 401(k) with matching funds, tuition reimbursement, professional development and membership allowances, certification test preparation and support.

Work-Life Balance

Healthcare professions can be demanding, physically and emotionally. There are long shifts, emergencies, and unexpected hours added on to shifts. SpecialtyCare understands this and makes every effort to ensure relief is on the way. We take every measure to avoid burnout by stepping in to assist

Opportunity to Give Back

SpecialtyCare also proudly supports and encourages our clinicians to share their time and expertise with patients and medical teams in underserved areas across the globe through mission trips and charity work. And since we provide services at so many hospitals, we offer opportunities to work in a number of medical settings.

Join Us

Here at SpecialtyCare, the patient is our first and last priority. Whether it’s autotransfusion, perfusion, intraoperative neuromonitoring, deep brain stimulation and so much more, we all do what we do to keep the patient safe and comfortable.

From our clinicians in the field to our physician teams to our business officers at headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, we all come together to be the industry leader in patient care that you can always trust. Team with us to find out why we are the leaders in the medical field. Then, together we will shape the standards of clinical care. We also encourage you to explore our various training and education opportunities.

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