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Rural Health Job Opportunity: RN First Assist - Cardiovascular Surgery- Orlando, Florida

Job Summary

As a Cardiovascular First Assist RN with Orlando, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere. The Registered NurseFirst Assistant (RNFA) initiates appropriate behaviors unique to firstassisting, under direct supervision of the surgeon. Applies knowledge of surgical anatomy andphysiology and operative technique relating to operative procedures, whilemaintaining a sterile environment. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and acceptsresponsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.  Performs specialized nursing care in allphases of the peri-operative role.

Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience 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
  • ACLS certification
  • BLS certification
  • Graduate of Nursing school
  • Graduate of RNFA program
  • 2 years surgical scrub experience
  • 2 years surgical nurse experience
  • Articulates comprehensive knowledge of advanced nursing theory and specialty nursing theory and practice for all age groups (preferred)
  • Computer knowledge and skills (preferred)
  • BSN (preferred)
  • 2 years RNFA experience (preferred)
  • 4 years surgical nurse experience (preferred)

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required

  • Current Florida state licensure as RN
  • CNOR Certification (through the AORN—Association of Operating Room Nurses)
  • RNFA Certification required within one (1) year of being granted permission to practice, through officially recognized organization
  • Privileges in good standing through FH medical Staff

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