RN Surgical First Assist ( RNFA ) - Main OR

  • Location ORO VALLEY, AZ (Oro Valley Hospital)
    Full Time
  • Department Operating Room
  • Field Nursing
  • Full Time

Job Description

$7,500 Sign-On Bonus $$ for experienced eligible Surgical First Assists and RNFA's!

This position is scheduled in the Main OR at Oro Valley Hospital Full Time, day shift with rotation and takes call as needed.

  • Performs surgical procedures under supervision of a surgeon.
  • Functions in a scrub and circulating nurse role. 
  • Directly assists surgeon during operative procedures. 
  • Requires an associate's degree, certification as a registered nurse first assistant (CRNFA), certification in perioperative nursing (CNOR).

The Oro Valley Hospital Main OR features 6 operating rooms and is an all private-room acute-care hospital where technology and skilled professionals come together to provide compassionate, customer-focused care. Our key services include a robust orthopedics program using the da Vinci robot minimally invasive and robotic assisted joint replacement surgery, minimally invasive and robotic assisted general surgery, gastroenterology and many others!

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements

Required Education: 

Successful completion of Accredited Surgical First Assistant (RNFA, CFA, or CSA) program required.                                               

"Required:   For CSA or CFA - First Assist certification and American Heart Association (AHA) BLS.

Preferred:  For CSA or CFA - American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS.

Required:   For RNFA - current Arizona RN license or compact state license and American Heart Association (AHA) BLS.

Preferred:  For RNFA -  First Assist certification, American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS."        


Credentialing requirements -

Must be able to provide documentation of 100 cases as a first assistant

Must maintain competency through continuing education as required by the certifying agency


Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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