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R.N. FIRST ASSISTANT

The Surgery Center

Full time

6:45a-5:15p, (4) 10-hr shifts, call required

EAMC is currently seeking an RNFA to join our team at The Surgery Center

We offer excellent benefits and a great work environment including:

  • Excellent health benefits
  • Open-door culture and family atmosphere
  • RN Continuing Education paid for by EAMC
  • Retirement plan match ($.75 per $1 up to 6%)
  • College savings plan match
  • On-site Daycare
  • Professional and leadership development opportunities
  • Recognition events

Responsibilities:

Provides safe therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education.  Utilizes standards, guidelines, protocols, or pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice to enhance outcomes. Administers Medications according to standard nursing practice.  Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development. Provides a safe therapeutic core by collaboration with the surgeons and health care team in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient. The RNFA practices perioperative nursing and must have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills and judgment specific to clinical practice. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes.

Requirements:  5 years experience in a perioperative setting, BLS within 90 days of hire, RN, successful completion of a RNFA program that meets AORN recommended education standards for RN First Assistant Programs