On August 26, 2021, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts issued Executive Order 21-12 (expiring December 31, 2021), which provides waivers of specific statutes and applicable regulations due to a hospital capacity emergency. You can view the Executive Order here.
Surgical First Assistants assist the primary surgeon during surgical procedures by helping to provide a safe surgical environment.
Submit a complete application, required documentation, and payment (payable to DHHS Licensure Unit) of the application fee to the Department. Please use the address below.
DHHS Licensure Unit
Attn: Surgical First Assistants
PO Box 94986
Lincoln NE 68509-4986
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South14th & M Streets, 1st Floor
Lincoln NE 68508
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed federal holidays.