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RN First Assist @ AHMG Breast Surgery at Altamonte Springs cc6670 in Altamonte Springs, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    282022
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description

AdventHealth Medical Group is a coalition of nearly 2,000 physicians, residents, fellows and faculty members. This comprehensive network spans 9 states - offering you an unparalleled continuum of care across the country. From primary care doctors to pediatricians and surgical specialists, we have physicians for every age and every stage of life. From the Rocky Mountains to the Florida Coast, AdventHealth Medical Group offers you consistent, collaborative and compassionate health care.


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 AdventHealth 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

We hope you are interested to develop your healthcare career in our dynamic faith based organization.  Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ.  Our employees are welcomed to join our Spiritual Ambassador Program which highlights our dedication to each other and our community.

A Spiritual Ambassador is one who: Loves & Cares, Prays & Listens, Comforts & Supports and Encourages & Smiles.

While living our mission, Spiritual Ambassadors create a culture of caring within our practices through various activities. They minister to co-workers and patients, helping them experience trust, belonging and hope.

AHMG Recruitment Team is here to support your career search and goals.  Together, we can explore the many opportunities that fit your life.  We offer excellent working conditions that help you maintain a positive attitude and work/life balance.  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

ADVENTHEALTH 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.

 



Position Location:  
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL
Primary Location:  US-FL-Altamonte Springs
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job Posting:  Jun 10, 2019, 9:31:29 AM

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