Registered Nurse - First Assistant - Cardiac Surgery
Company: Community Health Systems
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: September 24, 2022
*All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis CA*
We are currently seeking candidates who are interested in an
exciting career in Cardiac Surgery. With the expansion of the new
Heart and Lung Institute opening in 2022, we are seeking
experienced Registered Nurses who are looking for a challenging
career on our exclusive Cardiac Surgery team.
As a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA), you will have the
unique opportunity to partner with highly skilled surgeons and
guide staff though multiple disciplines, develop close
relationships with specialists and anesthesiologists alike, and be
able to make a difference in the lives of thousands. You can expect
to see the following types of cases: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
(CABG) on and off pump, Aortic Valve replacement(s) (both SAVR and
TAVR), Mitral Valve Replacements and Repairs and many more.
We know that our ability to provide the highest level of care
begins with our incredible staff. Because of this, we provide
unique benefits like free concierge services to run your errands
while you work and well-being support through on-demand resources,
as well as excellent retirement options and core benefits.
Financial benefits are important too, and outside base compensation
we provide relocation bonuses if you are moving to our wonderful
Your Career at Community - Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.
In your role, you will provide direct patient care in the surgical
environment and works collaboratively with the surgeon and other
team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes. You will work
under the direct supervision of the surgeon during the
intraoperative phase. The RN First Assistant (RNFA) may not
concurrently function as the Scrub Nurse while functioning as an
Experience and Education Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing and one year relevant experience
in area of specialty.
- Successful completion of an RNFA program that meets the
Association of Perioperative RN (AORN) standards.
- Credentialed by the CMC Medical Staff Office as an Allied
Health Professional and privileged to perform RN First Assistant
- Current California Registered Nurse License.
- Current BLS certification.
- Current ACLS certification or obtained within 6 months of entry
into job. Preferences:
- Current Certified RN First Assistant (CRNFA) certification
and/or Certification in Perioperative Nursing (CNOR) from the
Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI). Please note: Per the
CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated
for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.
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