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Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA)-Surgery-Full Time-Eves-Temecula Valley Hospital - (23678)

Universal Health Services
TEMECULA, CA
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Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA)-Surgery-Full Time-Eves-Temecula Valley Hospital - (23678)

Facility Name
Temecula Valley Hospital
Location
TEMECULA, CA 92592 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description
  • The RNFA may assist the surgeon by performing technical functions during surgery, including intra-operative retraction, homeostasis, tissue manipulation, and wound closure
  • The function of the Registered Nurse (RNFA) is to provide direct patient care as part of the perioperative role, by acting as first assistant to the surgeon during operative procedures
  • The RNFA will be recorded under "Assistant" on the operative record and should be dictated by the primary surgeon on the operative report. 
  • The RNFA will perform first assisting under the direct supervision of the primary surgeon. 
Job Requirements

1. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS

  • The RNFA will perform first assisting under the direct supervision of the primary surgeon. 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in the English language

2. MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum  two years’ experience as both scrub and circulating nurse

3. MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EDUCATION

  • Completion of an accredited Registered Nursing program.
  • Either successful completion of a RNFA course jointly approved by the Chief of Surgery and the Director Surgical Services or certification as a Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA) by the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN).

4. REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS

  • Registered Nurse with current California RN license.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification
  • CNOR preferred
  • Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) by the Competency and Credentialing Institute

5. WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Ability to work in high volume, fluctuating census environment.
  • Subject to many interruptions.
  • Subject to irregular hours.
  • Subject to fluctuations in temperatures and noise levels.
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Posted: 2018-10-19 Expires: 2018-11-17

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