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Registered Nurse - First Assistant at Mission Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons cc5010 in Tavares, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    1/14/2019
  • Job ID:
    274418
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description

More than 500 board-certified physicians, 200+ mid-level providers, and 1,500 clinical and support staff in over 40 specialties provide patients with a broad range of medical and surgical services. FHMG operates over 160 offices, providing compassionate, multidisciplinary care to more than one million patients a year. FHMG is affiliated with Florida Hospital and is a subsidiary of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant health care system in the nation, supporting 43 hospitals in 10 states. In existence since 1994, FHMG (originally known as Florida Physicians Medical Group) has demonstrated consistent growth and stability in an ever-changing health care market. 


RN First Assist


GENERAL 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. Performs specialized nursing care in all phases of the peri-operative role.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

•               Performs all aspects of clinical patient care.  Identifies and develops individualized plan of care.  Assesses and interprets data relative to patient’s age.  Evaluates patient’s developmental level, identifies increased physical / emotional dependency needs and evaluates the availability of support system consistent with the age of the patient served.  Identifies the need for patient / family teaching and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis.

•               Provides first assistance intra-operatively and under the direction of the surgeon which includes providing tissue exposure, handling, and/or cutting of tissue, cauterizing tissue, providing homeostasis and suturing, applying dressings, as well as performing other duties as assigned in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of the state of Florida.  Maintains privileges in good standing through Florida Hospital Medical Staff Office.

•               Adheres strictly to RNFA intra-operative protocols, guidelines and privileges/credentials for RNFA functions within those guidelines.  Exercises critical thinking skills in all aspects of the RNFA role while maintaining a safe peri-operative environment.

•               Adheres to Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) recommendations and practices standards.

•               Functions as a Patient Safety Advocate and assures patient’s rights for privacy, safety and confidentiality at all times.

•               Recognizes emergency situations, abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data and reacts efficiently and appropriately.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

•         Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively to carry out job requirements

•         Cognitive, psychomotor, and affective behaviors that demonstrate accountability and responsibility for identifying and meeting the needs of peri-operative patients.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

•         Ability to articulate comprehensive knowledge of advanced nursing theory and specialty nursing theory and practice for all age groups

•         Computer knowledge and skills


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

•         Graduate of RNFA program (program must address all content as outlined by the Association of Operating Room Nurses Core Curriculum and include 1 academic year with 45 hours didactic instructions and 120 hours of clinical internship)

•         2 years surgical scrub experience

•         2 years circulating nurse experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:


•         BSN

•         2 years RNFA experience

•         4 years circulating nurse experience


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

 

•         Current Florida state licensure as RN

•         Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) Certification (through the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI))

•         ACLS certification

•         BLS certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA) Certification

What makes working at Florida Hospital Medical Group special?  We recognize your investment in a health care career and we are truly dedicated to your success.  We promote positive feedback and help you set professional and personal goals. 

We hope you are interested to develop your healthcare career in our dynamic faith based organization.  Our Mission it to extend the healing ministry of Christ.  Our Spiritual Ambassador program highlights our dedication to each other and our community by caring for each other’s spiritual needs. 

The size of Florida Hospital Medical Group offers you flexibility to explore different practices and gain valuable experience.  Florida Hospital Medical Group is closely linked with Florida Hospital, Centra Care and is under the Adventist Health Care system, which is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the nation.  

FHMG Recruitment Team is here to support your career search.  Together, we can explore the many opportunities that fit your life.  We offer excellent working conditions that help you maintain a positive attitude.  We value wellness of mind, body and spirit of all our employees.

Our competitive benefits offer:

 

Health and Wellness:

-Health, Dental, and Vision

-Life, Disability, and Supplemental Insurance

-Cancer and Specified Diseases Plan

-Paid Days Off

-Healthy 100 Employee Program

-Tobacco-Free Campus

-Wellness Screenings

FINANCIAL Tools and Plans:

-Educational Assistance

-Retirement Plan

-Flexible Spending Accounts

-Direct Deposit

-Credit Union

Community Initiatives:

-Adopt a Family

-Backpacks for Kids

-Mission Trips

-Blood Drives

Additional Benefits:

-Employee Assistance Program

-Employee Discounts

-Various Onsite Services and Amenities

-Spiritual Ambassadors

-Service Awards

FLORIDA HOSPITAL MEDICAL GROUP IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ALL QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD FOR RACE, CREED, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, STATUS WITH REGARD TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, OR VETERAN STATUS, AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS, AND IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.

 

Please click the link below for more information on FHMG opportunities:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWxwX6Ao3vE&feature=youtu.be



Position Location:  
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL
Primary Location:  US-FL-Tavares
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Dec 14, 2018, 7:44:36 AM

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