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RN First Assist FT**$5,000.00 Sign-on Bonus** Bayfront Health Spring Hill

2021-02-24
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  • Bravera Health - Spring Hill Bravera Health - Spring Hill

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Job Description

The Surgical First Assistant assists physicians in surgery and may perform specific significant surgical tasks under “professional supervision.” The RNFA collaborates with the surgeon in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient. The RNFA practices perioperative care and must have acquired the necessary specific knowledge, skills and judgment.

About Bayfront Health Spring Hill

Bayfront Health Spring Hill is an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital and Joint Commission accredited acute care facility with 124 beds located in beautiful and charming Spring Hill Florida.  Celebrating over 25 years of care to the community, the care team is comprised of 400 associates, 100 volunteers, and over 200 highly-trained physicians providing care in 30 specialties. Bayfront Health Spring Hill features the only neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Hernando County.

Bayfront Spring Hill is located on Florida's Nature Coast, which offers beaches, fishing, boating, bird watching and hiking. Join us and see why we're excited to offer a friendly, family-like culture.

Job Summary: 

The Surgical First Assistant assists physicians in surgery and may perform specific significant surgical tasks under “professional supervision.” The RNFA collaborates with the surgeon in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient.  The RNFA practices perioperative care and must have acquired the necessary specific knowledge, skills and judgment. 

 

The RNFA meets departmental standard for professional accountability.

  1. Obtains at least 100 continuing education credits, 30 of which must be in the advanced category within a 6 year time-frame
  2. Provides age appropriate care, as evidenced by completion of age specific competency checklist
  3. Demonstrates competency in technical skills by completion of applicable core and annual skills checklists and tests
  4. Demonstrates competency in critical thinking skill as evidenced by performance in critical / emergency situations and application of Standards and Recommended Practices of Perioperative Nursing related to technical skill level

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

Population served:
• Pediatric (1-12 years)
• Adolescent (13-17 years)
• Adult (18 years to 69 years)
• Geriatric (70 years and older)

Supervised by:  Director of Surgical Services

Education: Graduation from a school of nursing with a current Florida license.  Completion of RNFA technology program; Completion of an assisting course.

Experience: One year experience as RNFA or current staff member obtaining RNFA.  Training obtained under preceptor ship from surgeons;  Documentation of a minimum of 150 surgical cases within the defined specialty area

Licenses/Certifications: FL RN license; BLS, ACLS certifications required.  Current credentialing as a certified first assistant. 

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