Registered Nurse First Assist Operating Room AdventHealth Waterman
Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman
Up to $12,500 sign on bonus and $3,000 relocation package for qualified candidates
Immediate Health Insurance Coverage
Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement
State of the art unit with “Pod” Structure
Career growth and advancement potential
High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida
Full Time / Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Registered nurses and surgical technologists practicing as first assistants in surgery are functioning in an expanded perioperative role.
Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA, CRNFA), expanded role in the perioperative setting include:
Preoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers, which includes performing a focused preoperative nursing assessment, communicating and collaborating with other health care providers in the patient’s plan of care
Postoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers, which include postoperative rounds, and discharge planning.
Registered Nurse First Assistants (RNFA, CRNFA) expanded role in the perioperative setting include the intraoperative performance of surgical first assistant technique as in using instruments and medical devices, providing surgical site exposure, handling and/or cutting tissue, providing hemostasis by means of clamping vessels, coagulating, and ligating vessels, suturing, and closure of surgical sites (i.e. closure of muscle, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin).
Registered Nurse First Assistants (RNFA, CRNFA), expanded role in the perioperative setting may include (upon successful completion and validation of advanced instruction/training): Inject dye with lymphosentigraphy and insertion of peripheral/central arterial/venous catheter
What will you need?
Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida
Completion of an accredited RNFA program
Two years surgery experience in multi-disciplined OR in an acute care hospital setting
Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required
Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) is required
Responsible for direct and indirect preoperative patient care to the patient undergoing operative and/or an invasive procedure. Based on the needs of the department and on training, competence, and skill, the RNFA will perform in the role of first assistant, circulator, and/or scrub nurse.
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