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RN First Assist (RNFA), Full Time - Timonium

Company: Kaiser
Location: Owings Mills
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign On Bonus Eligible----To provide qualified surgical assistance when requested by the surgeon, in order to ensure optimal results for the patient.This position is adjunct to the basic functions of the OR Nurse.Essential Responsibilities:

  • See OR Nurse representative duties.
  • RNs as first assistants in the OR will work interdependently with the surgeon, providing a safe operation with optimal results for the patient.
  • The Registered Nurse First Assistant will at all times act under the direct supervision of the Surgeon performing only those functions specifically stated in a manner consistent with his/her education and experience.
  • All assignments will be made by the ASC Supervisor or designee, with regard to optimum patient care.
  • Knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology and operative technique pertaining to the procedure being
  • Skill and knowledge in applying principles of asepsis and infection control.
  • Assists in positioning, propping and draping of the patient.
  • Provides hemostasis by applying hemostatic clamps and/or clips, coagulates bleeding points and, ligates vessels.
  • Provides exposure by suctioning sponging and retracting.
  • Handles tissue, implants, etc., as directed by the surgeon during operative procedure.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.Basic Qualifications:--Experience
    • Minimum two (2) years of perioperative nursing experience required.--Education
      • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required.
      • Successful completion of an RN First Assistant Program to include a multi-specialty didactic component and seventy-five (75) hours clinical experience required.--License, Certification, Registration
        • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.
          • Registered Nurse License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire AND Registered Nurse License (Virginia) within 6 months of hire---------- OR
            • Compact License: Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire
              • Registered Nurse License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire
                • Nurse Operating Room Certificate
                  • Basic Life Support--Additional Requirements:
                    • In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal and communication skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, lift at least 50 pounds, hears, speak, and see.--Preferred Qualifications:
                      • N/AJob Schedule: Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Baltimore , RN First Assist (RNFA), Full Time - Timonium, Healthcare , Owings Mills, Maryland

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