Registered Nurse (RN), First Assist (FA) PRN
Company: Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posted: December 19, 2017
Reference ID: 00448-40075
Henrico Doctors Hospital, the Forest Campus, is a 340-bed acute care facility located in Richmond, VA. We are a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune's 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
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*
*1. Utilizes principles of aseptic technique in creating and maintaining a sterile field.
*2. Plans and provides equipment and supplies based on patient and physician needs.
*3. Demonstrates competency in assisting surgeon as it relates to unit scope of care.
*4. Demonstrates competency in perioperative nursing practice related to preoperative &
postoperative nursing care.
*5. Promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within the operating room.
*6. Participates in on-call assignments and demonstrates flexibility to cover staffing as needed.
*7. Demonstrates flexibility to perform other functions within Surgical Services to assist in the smooth operation of the department.
*8. Provides a safe environment for the surgical patient during their preoperative experience.
*9. Serves as a resource person for other staff members.
10. Serves as a professional member of the OR team.
11. Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and inservices.
12. Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital.
13. Demonstrates competency in providing patient/family education.
* THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.
Required - CRNFA Certification maintained. RN licensure in Virginia. CPR certification maintained. Documentation of continuing education units required for CNOR &/or RNFA recertification and experience. Maintain clinical status.
Required - Minimum of two years First Assist RN Experience.