Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) Full Time Permanent

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Blue Royal Staffing

Porterville, CA 93257
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Full-time, permanent opening for a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) with competitive pay and excellent benefits! Porterville is nestled against the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, one of the most famous mountain ranges in the world.

$10K SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE + RELOCATION ASSISTANCE!

POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)

LOCATION: Porterville, CA

SPECIALTY UNIT: Surgery

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • 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.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:

  • Current State Registered Nursing license
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through American Heart Association required
  • Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) through American Heart Association
  • CNOR certification required
  • Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) by the Competency and Credentialing Institute
EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
  • 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).

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