HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse First Assistant RNFA in Richmond, Virginia
We're a 340-bed community hospital pursuing Level II Trauma Designation, with the latest in advanced technology, a combination that enables us to deliver exceptional results. As part of our full range of healthcare services, we specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health—including high-risk pregnancies, maternity and neonatal intensive care—orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants—through the Virginia Transplant Center—and we lead the state in minimally invasive procedures, having performed more da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgeries than any other facility in Virginia.
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Utilizes principles of aseptic technique in creating and maintaining a sterile field.
Plans and provides equipment and supplies based on patient and physician needs.
Demonstrates competency in assisting surgeon as it relates to unit scope of care.
Promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within the operating room.
Participates in on-call assignments and demonstrates flexibility to cover staffing as needed.
Demonstrates flexibility to perform other functions within Surgical Services to assist in the smooth operation of the department.
Provides a safe environment for the surgical patient during their preoperative experience.
Serves as a resource person for other staff members.
Demonstrates Competency in providing patient/family education.
Serves as a professional member of the OR team.
Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and inservices.
Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience operating room scrubbing experience (required)
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a surgical assistant (preferred)
Current Registered Nurse License in the state of Virginia (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
Current CNOR certification maintained. CRNFA Certification maintained. Documentation of continuing education units required for CNOR &/or CRNFA recertification and experience. Maintain clinical status. (required)
Title: Registered Nurse First Assistant RNFA
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Requisition ID: 00448-34349