RN First Assistant RNFA Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Location: Celebration, Florida
Internal Number: 22007812
RN Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – AdventHealth Medical Group
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Up to $3,000 Sign-On Bonus
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule:Full Time Days
Shift: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (OR days start at 7am)
Location:380 Celebration Place, 2nd Floor, Celebration, FL 34747 (primary) & 100 N Edinburgh Dr, Ste 104, Winter Park, FL 32792
The role you’ll contribute:
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.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
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 Advent Health 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.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
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)
Current, valid Florida State of Board Nursing Registered Nursing License.
Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) Certification (through the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI))
2 years surgical scrub experience
2 years circulating nurse experience
Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA) Certification
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.