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Registered Nurse - First Assistant

  • 537065
  • Registered Nurse
  • October 26, 2020
  • 1701 Twin Springs Road
  • Halethorpe, MD 21227
  • 8/12 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • December 01, 2020
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
  • $2,222 - $2,449*
  • *Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Registered Nurse - First Assistant

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. See OR Nurse representative Duties. 2. RNs as first assistants in the OR will work interdependently with the surgeon, providing a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. 3. The Registered Nurse First Assistant will at all times act under the direct supervision of the Surgeon performing only those functions specifically stated in a manner consistent with his/her education and experience. 4. All assignments will be made by the ASC Supervisor or designee, with regard to optimum patient care. 5. Knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology and operative technique pertaining to the procedure being performed. 6. Skill and knowledge in applying principles of asepsis and infection control. 7. Assists in positioning, propping and draping of the patient. 8. Provides hemostasis by applying hemostatic clamps and/or clips, coagulates bleeding points and, ligates vessels. 9. Provides exposure by suctioning sponging and retracting. 10. Handles tissue, implants, etc., as directed by the surgeon during operative procedure. 11. Performs other related duties as directed.

Required Qualifications

" 2 yrs exp required " RNFA Cert " BLS " (CNOR not needed) ¢ Graduate of accredited School of Nursing required. ¢ Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in jurisdiction required. ¢ Minimum of two years of perioperative nursing experience required. ¢ Successful completion of an R.N. First Assistant Program to include a multi specialty didactic component and 75 hours clinical experience required. ¢ Current CPR certification.

Preferred Qualifications

PURPOSE: To provide qualified surgical assistance when requested by the surgeon, in order to ensure optimal results for the patient. This position is adjunct to the basic functions of the OR Nurse.

Job Benefits

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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