Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) Full Time Days $10,000 Sign On Bonus at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/19/2019
  • Job ID:
    19009480
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description

RNFA AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Day Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers – in person or on the telephone.

  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.

  • Participates in hourly rounding for outcomes using the AIDET technique.

  • Incorporates Caring Model behaviors and culturally competent care into daily practice.

  • Demonstrates organizational commitment standards and values.

  • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.

  • Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork in managing patient flow-i.e. promotes timely patient placement by following hospital policy for patient admission, discharge and transfer.

  • Participates in peer interviewing and peer review process.

  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services.

  • Assessment:  Collection of comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health/situation and unit specific data for process improvement initiatives including: initial patient assessment within expected timeframe, initiates consults as indicated from database collection, identifies patient/family teaching and discharge planning needs.

  • Diagnosis:  Analyzes the assessment data to determine expected outcomes and plan of care.Outcomes Identification:              Identifies expected outcomes for the plan of care individualized to the patient or situation and for unit specific PI outcomes.  Participation in identification of unit specific PI outcomes.

  • Planning:  The patient’s plan of care is developed, individualized and prioritized daily in collaboration with the patient, family and health team members that is sensitive to the patient’s cultural and spiritual needs and to attain expected outcomes.

  • Implementation:  Implements the identified plans for patients and unit specific process improvement with appropriate nursing interventions and physicians orders in an accurate, timely manner and documents intervention according to hospital policy. Documentation meets criteria for core measure, charges, PI improvement, and all quality/regulatory standards as measured by chart audits.  Coordinates implementation of the plan of care through leadership and delegation appropriate to skill level including but not limited to: LPNs, NTs, CNAs, Unit Secretaries, RTs, PTs. Educates patient/family based on assessed learning needs.

  • Evaluation:   Evaluates progress toward attainment of expected patient outcomes and unit specific process improvement outcomes daily with patient, family and health team members.

  • Practice: Maintains safe practice by demonstrating unit specific clinical competency and demonstrating compliance with all regulatory standards.

  • Ensures safe and effective handoff communications and documentation of such between care givers.

  • Demonstrates safe practice in the administration of medications.

  • Demonstrates sensitivity to pain management by alleviating and reducing pain to level acceptable to patient.

  • Integrates ethical decision making into daily nursing practice.

  • Integrates research findings and Evidence Based Practice into practice.

  • Acts as a patient advocate.

  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills appropriate to level of experience.

  • Integrates population specific standards when planning care.

  • Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth, i.e. completes all mandatory educational requirements, maintains unit-based certification, attends 75% of unit staff meeting, participants in clinical ladder will have additional expectations in this role.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of a school of Nursing.

  • Graduate of RN First Assist Program.

  • Two years’ Surgical Scrub experience.

  • Two years’ Surgical nurse experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in nursing (preferred).

  • wo years’ RNFA experience. (preferred)

  • Four years’ Surgical nurse experience.(preferred)

  • Robotic experience (preferred)

  • Current Florida State licensure as RN.

  • BLS Certification.

  • CNOR Certification

  • Privileges in good standing through AHT medical staff.

  • CRNFA - Certification through officially recognized program.(preferred) 

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) initiates appropriate behaviors unique to first assisting, under direct supervision of the surgeon. Applies knowledge of surgical anatomy and physiology and operative technique relating to operative procedures, while maintaining a sterile environment. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Performs specialized nursing care in all phases of the peri-operative role within the Surgical Area.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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