Oregon Medical Group Management Association

Registered Nurse First Assist

07/24/2018 10:13 AM | Mindy Zaubi (Administrator)

Organization:

The Corvallis Clinic

Date Posted:

July 2018

City:

Corvallis

State:

Oregon  7330

Country:

United States

Primary Category:

Medical

Type of Position:

Full Time

Education Requirement:

Current RN License in Oregon, Certified as First Assist

Description & Details:

Apply Online: go to www.corvallisclinic.com, click on careers, then click on job desired, follow prompts

Description:  

An RN First Assistant, or RNFA, works alongside the surgeon in the operating room providing direct patient care. Nurses need extensive surgical experience and additional training to qualify as first assistants, and many nurses get certification in perioperative nursing or obtain credentials as advanced practice nurses. RN first assistants play a hands-on role in surgical procedures by controlling bleeding, suturing incisions and wounds and intervening if complications arise. The Registered Nurse Certified First Assist collaborates with the surgeon to perform a safe operation with optimal outcome for the patient. Practices perioperative nursing for patients performing nursing functions according to the nursing process and as defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

 Qualifications:

Requires a graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing with a current unencumbered State of Oregon license as a Registered Nurse.

Registered Nurse with successful completion of a nationally accredited First Assistant Course (RNFA) or proof of proper credentialing through a first assist governing organization.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) required.  Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) required.  Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA) preferred.

Department:  Orthopedics

Salary:  Will be Commensurate with level of experience

Status:  Full Time

Bonus: $2,000  1/2 paid upon hire and 1/2 paid at 1 year.

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