Adventist Health System Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) PRN Days in Wesley Chapel, Florida

Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time Day Shift

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel has provided faith-based, whole person care to the community since it opened in 2012. Every detail of our 83-bed facility is purposefully designed to create an environment of healing for mind, body and spirit. Our hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment from outpatient services to our surgical suites and inpatient care. In 2013, we also opened a 50,000-square foot Health and Wellness Center that includes an indoor track, group exercise areas, and an aquatics center with a lap pool to help community members achieve optimal health. In August 2015, the hospital began construction on am expansion that will open in December of 2016, significantly increasing the number of inpatient beds, surgical suites, and emergency department rooms.

You will be responsible for:

Performs specialized nursing care in all phases of the peri-operative role. In the absence of a qualified physician the registered nurse who possesses appropriate knowledge and technical skills serves as first assistant for surgical procedures.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Accepts responsibility by initiating the incident reporting mechanisms when indicated.

  • Adheres strictly to RNFA Intra-operative protocols.

  • Adheres to AORN recommendations and practices standards.

  • Adheres to guidelines and privileges/credentials for RNFA and functions within those guidelines.

  • Adheres to job description for operating room RN. (See job description).

  • Assists with pre-and postoperative assessment of the patient.

  • Assists with the orientation of new employees.

  • Assumes unit responsibility when delegated to do so by the nursing manager or director.

  • Assures appropriate traffic control in the Operating Room.

  • Assures patients’ right for privacy, safety and confidentiality at all times.

  • Performs surgical counts per policy.

  • Prepares Operating Room set up.

  • Promotes and contributes positively to intra and interdepartmental relations.

  • Recognizes abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data and knows the implied significance of each.

  • Recognizes emergency situations and reacts efficiently and appropriately.

  • Updates preference cards as needed.

  • Utilizes appropriate channels of communication when initiating change, reporting information or concerns.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

What will you need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Basic RN nursing skills

  • Computer literacy

  • Circulating skills

  • Scrub skills

  • Fluent in English language, speaking, reading, writing

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing upon hire (diploma or transcripts)

  • Graduate of an accredited RN Surgical Assistant program at a college or university upon hire (diploma, certificate of completion or transcripts)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • One year of previous Operating Room experience

  • One year of previous RNFA experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current FL Registered Nurse license upon hire

  • Current American Heart Association BLS upon hire

  • Current American Heart Association ACLS upon hire

  • Current CNOR Certification upon hire

  • Four hours Hip and Knee Replacement Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually

  • Two hours of Stroke Education within 6 months of hire date, then 1 hour annually

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Certification as an RNFA

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.