The Key vision is to utilize our practical expertise to lead and promote our talents worldwide.
Key People. Key Education.
Extraordinary professionals on the forefront of medicine. Innovative technologies to enhance learning and practice. A network of the industry’s finest facilities, leaders, and resources. Introducing possibilities for educational excellence and superior surgical assistant staffing with Key Access Institute, LLC.
Key Access Institute, LLC (KAI) and its staffing division, Key Surgical Assistants of Texas (KSAT), (KAI and KSAT are hereinafter collectively referred to as “Key”) were founded by Mary C. Valentine, a Licensed Surgical Assistant with over 20 years of surgical experience. Key has been staffing operating rooms with superior surgical assistants since 2004.
To broaden the staffing pool of highly educated and skilled surgical assistants, Key established a surgical-focused career school in 2010, which trains tomorrow’s surgical professionals.
Key Access Institute, LLC. World class education within reach.
Led by Houston’s top surgical professionals, Key is an innovative learning institute offering online and onsite education to students from across the city and around the world. We are continuously developing programs and seminars to help students from a range of surgical-related professions stay on the cutting edge.
Key draws strength from longstanding relationships with some of Houston’s best physicians, surgeons, and medical professionals as well as access to research facilities, laboratories, and technologies in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center and surrounding areas. These hospital affiliations open up an incredible network of opportunity for hands-on learning.
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Key Surgical Assistants of Texas. Premier staffing services.
Key supports surgeons and facility staff by providing 24/7 access to highly qualified surgical assistants who are committed to delivering the best patient care. Experts in their field, Key clinical staff have experience in all specialties and are there through every vital step of the procedure.
Key surgical assistants are Licensed Surgical Assistants, Registered Nurse First Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Surgical Assistants and Certified Surgical First Assistants. Additionally, they are licensed by either the Texas Medical Board, the Texas State Board of Nurses, or certified by the ABSA, NSAA and NBSTSA.
We invite you to explore Key in Houston, the fourth largest city the United States and the largest in Texas. Houston’s population totals over 2 million within the city limits and another 3 million in the surrounding areas. The internationally diverse demographics of residents are reflected in the hospitable attitude and relaxed atmosphere of the city.
Houston is proud to be a captivating combination of history, personalities and industries. Established in 1836, Houston has made its mark through the famous oil and energy booms, aeronautical space industry, and of course, is home to the globally-recognized Texas Medical Center – the world’s largest health care and medical hub.
Entertainment and restaurants abound, offering a variety of diversions and activities for every taste and preference. Professional sports teams, world-renowned fine arts, museums and theaters, multiple parks and special events provide the metropolitan populace – and seven million visitors – numerous amusement and enjoyment.