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RN First Asst. (RNFA)

Company: Riverside Community Hospital
Location: Riverside
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)SCHEDULE: Full-timeFounded in 1901, Riverside Community Hospital is a 478 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. - RCH has been recognized as a Top Performing Hospital and has invested in a new campus expansion project that includes a new 7 story patient tower, 3 story medical office building, and a recently completed 5 level state of the art parking garage. - With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region. - RCH houses the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 75 beds with an average wait time of only 15 minutes. - RCH is one of Riverside County's only STEMI receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. - Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.Our Clinical Surgical teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise! - -POSITION SUMMARY: -Provides skilled perioperative nursing care to patients according to their individual needs and supervises associated personnel in related activities. Assists with surgical procedures in the scrub and circulating roles and supervises non-professional personnel in these areas. Assists in maintaining a safe aseptic environment. -Able to carry out the functions that will assist the surgeon in performing a safe operation with optimal results for the patient under the direction or supervision of the surgeon.Position: FT/Mixed Shifts with Rotatinging WeekendsShift: 1.00 FTE/8hr Shifts -Qualifications EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Two-years operating room experienceLICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:Current California RN license.CNOR certification.BLSACLSEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:AA Degree minimum. -Graduate of an accredited RNFA Program with completion of precepted clinical portion.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:Knowledge of aseptic technique.Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology.Ability to assess developmental needs of patients from infancy to the elderly and to modify care appropriately.Must be able to interpret pertinent findings and adapt to the OR setting.

  • Tier 2 - This position has access to medication rooms.
  • Ability to function during stress/emergency situations
  • Ability to physically withstand strenuous periods of work.
  • Demonstrates age appropriate communication skills for the patient population served.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret age appropriate data about the patient's status in order to identify age-specific needs and provide the care needed.
  • -Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served, including knowledge of the principles of growth and development and psychosocial characteristics and interventions for Infant to Geriatric.
  • Assists in administrative duties as needed.
  • Assists in department quality improvement activities.
  • Assists in OR staff development and education. Participates in continuing education activities.
  • -Assists in the control and maintenance of drugs, supplies, and equipment.
  • Assures aseptic technique according to accepted standards.
  • Assures proper techniques and nursing practices are followed according to departmental policies and procedures and standards of practice.
  • Conduct demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to RCH's Infection Control Policies & Procedures.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills intra/interdepartmentally.
  • Insures the safe and efficient care of the patient through proper identification, review of the chart, and by assessing and reporting any changes in the patient's condition.
  • Is on-call for emergencies/trauma and available for additional duty as necessary.
  • Is responsible for patient safety at all times.
  • Keeps the Shift Coordinator informed of changes in patient status and progression of case.
  • Performs circulating duties efficiently and in a professional manner. This includes assessing patient/physician needs related to supplies, equipment, and instrumentation.
  • Performs scrub duties with knowledge of the procedure and by anticipating the needs of the surgeon regarding instruments, sutures, and supplies.
  • Performs the RNFA role by demonstrating skill in the following intra-operative nursing behaviors:a. Handling tissueb. Using instrumentsc. Providing exposured. Providing hemostatsis
    • Demonstrated knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology and operative technique related to first assisting.
    • Promotes cooperative working environment.
    • Seeks assistance from Director/Manager/Shift Coordinator to solve clinical issues.
    • Supervises, directs, and assists in the perioperative care of patients.We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Notice Our Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking -.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

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