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RN First Asst

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Riverside
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Description ***30K SIGN-ON BONUS - With at least 1 year acute care RN experience ***Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!Founded in 1901, Riverside Community Hospital is a 478-bed, full-service acute care facility serving the greater Inland Empire region. With over 700 physicians on medical staff, representing over 200 specialties, and 2,500+ employees, Riverside Community Hospital is bringing world-class healthcare, groundbreaking technology and compassionate care to our communities. Our campus includes the main hospital, Cancer Center Medical Office Building, Comprehensive Transplant and Graduate Medical Education Building and DeAnza Outpatient Surgery Center. Riverside Community Hospital houses the largest Emergency Room and Level I Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 62 beds and is a designated STEMI Receiving Center, fully accredited Chest Pain Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center. Additional centers of excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, the only Comprehensive Transplant Center in the Riverside County and a Level III NICU. RCH is Gold Seal Certified by The Joint Commission in Total Hip and Total Knee replacement and has an accredited Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons. A part of HCA Healthcare, the largest system of healthcare facilities in the United States, Riverside Community Hospital offers colleagues a competitive salary, a robust benefits package, discounts on tuition at notable universities to further education and much more. Additional incentives include free membership to an on-campus gym, RCH Eats food delivery service to nurse units and opportunity for stock investments. Riverside Community Hospital is dedicated to training the physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers of the future. Through our Graduate Medical Education, StaRN (new grad,) Pharmacy Residency, CNA Rotations and RCH University programs, we take pride in identifying, educating and retaining talent to better our community. Learn more about our programs: (HYPERLINK)Graduate Medical Education https://riversidecommunityhospital.com/physicians/graduate-medical-education/ StaRN Programhttps://careers.hcahealthcare.com/pages/hca-far-west-starn-program Pharmacy Residency https://riversidecommunityhospital.com/medical-professionals/pharmacy-residency-program/ Riverside Community Hospital's Mission, Vision and Values: Mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Vision: Together, we will be the premier healthcare destination for all we serve. ICARE Values: Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence 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.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Two-years operating room experience LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Current California RN license. CNOR certification. BLS ACLS EDUCATION 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 2This 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 tissue b. Using instruments c. Providing exposure d. 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.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Riverside , RN First Asst, Other , Riverside, California

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