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Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)

Company: Garnet Health Medical Center
Location: Middletown
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewAt Garnet Health, the Hudson Valley's leading integrated health system, you'll find the perfect balance of a satisfying career and a rewarding lifestyle. Our focus is on patient-centric care with a collective of visionary leaders and dedicated and caring professionals working as a team to deliver the best for the people we serve. If you're interested in a health system that's both growing and award-winning, serving a diverse community that provides the best of both city and rural life, we invite to make your career home with us as a Registered Nurse First Assistant on our Operating Room team at/in Garnet Health Medical Center Middletown. ResponsibilitiesUnder the direct supervision of the Operating Room Surgeon, the Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) position functions within the identified scope of practice as defined by the New York State Nurse Practice Act and as first assistant in all surgical specialties. The RNFA provides aide in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that assist the surgeon with carrying out safe operations with optimal results for the patients. In addition to intraoperative duties, the RNFA performs the circulating or scrub role as assigned when not functioning in the role of first assistant.At Garnet Health, we are committed to supporting your career growth and professional potential. We are responsive, attentive and dedicated to the success and satisfaction of our team members. Here, you'll find resources that will help you excel in your career, tuition reimbursement programs for your continued education, and comprehensive health, dental and retirement benefits designed to fit your individual and family needs. Our inclusive and diverse team culture encourages you to contribute your exceptional talents, skills and perspectives to the success of our system, one another, our communities and our patients. QualificationsPosition Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing required;
  • BSN preferred, or attained in accordance with NYS "BSN in 10" Education Law;
  • Current Registered Professional Nurse licensure in New York State required
  • Three (3) years' experience work as an Operating Room RN required;
  • Completion of an accredited RN First Assistant course that meets the AORN Recommended Education Standards for RNFA programs and is accepted by the Certification Board Perioperative Nursing required
  • Certification in perioperative nursing practice (CNOR) required.
  • Successful completion and maintenance of RNFA certification(CRFA) by Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) within eighteen (18) months of hire;
  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification required.Physical Requirements: Stands, walks, sits intermittently throughout the day. Lifts, pushes, pulls light to heavy weights as required.Working Conditions:
    • Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances.
    • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
    • Exposure to blood and other potentially infectious material.
    • Contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.

Keywords: Garnet Health Medical Center, Middletown , Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA), Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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