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Registered Nurse, Surgery - O.R. RNFA Full Time Days -IVMC - (196965)

Universal Health Services


Location:
WILDOMAR, CA
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
880
Universal Health Services
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Registered Nurse, Surgery - O.R. RNFA Full Time Days -IVMC - (196965)

Facility Name
Inland Valley Medical Center
Location
WILDOMAR, CA 92595 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description

Join our Team of Professionals as a Registered Nurse in OR.

SWHS consists of two acute-care hospitals:  Inland Valley Medical Center and Rancho Springs Medical Center. 

Inland Valley Medical Center

A 122 bed acute care hospital which features the regions only Level II Trauma Unit and is the county-designated Paramedical Base station and Southwest Riverside County’s only Center of Excellence in Weight Loss Surgery.

Staff Registered Nurses are responsible for providing excellence in patient care, collaborative and comprehensive care based on patient and/or family needs, providing assessments, treatment and care on assigned units. Staff Registered Nurses will also practice in accordance with all regulatory, professional, legal and hospital policies as well as consistently demonstrate behaviors that model the SWHS Core Values and the hospitals mission statement.

Job Requirements

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS

 

  • The RNFA may assist the surgeon by performing technical functions during surgery, including intra-operative retraction, homeostasis, tissue manipulation, and wound closure
  • The function of the Registered Nurse (RNFA) is to provide direct patient care as part of the perioperative role, by acting as first assistant to the surgeon during operative procedures
  • The RNFA will be recorded under "Assistant" on the operative record and should be dictated by the primary surgeon on the operative report. 
  • The RNFA will perform first assisting under the direct supervision of the primary surgeon. 
  • The RNFA will immediately communicate any patient care issues verbally to the surgeon.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area (BSP), circumference and volume.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in the English language

MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum three years experience as both scrub and circulating nurse

MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EDUCATION

 

  • Completion of an accredited Registered Nursing program.
  • Either successful completion of a RNFA course jointly approved by the Chief of Surgery and the Director Surgical Services or certification as a Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA) by the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN).

REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS

 

  • Registered Nurse with current California RN license.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Current PALS certification
  • CNOR preferred
  • Certified Nurse First Assist (CRNFA) by the Competency and Credentialing Institute

 

 

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