RN FIRST ASSISTANT - General Surgery/Operating Room

Virginia Beach, VA
Jun 14, 2017
Jan 25, 2018
Full Time
Job Description:
Welcome to Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital!

We are currently seeking experienced operating room Registered Nurse First Assistants to assist a variety of surgical cases. Typical cases in the Main OR (that consist of 12 operating rooms) are general, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, GYN and plastics. The OR is staffed 24/7; there are 12 hour weekend shifts, days and nights, and varied 8, 10, 12 hour shifts during the weekdays. Call is a requirement to help us provide the highest quality evidence-based care to our customers.
About Sentara Virginia Beach:
Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility that has a long history of commitment to the city, offering specialized, tertiary services. It is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to the Sentara Heart Center.
Company Culture:
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. Sentara recognizes our employees by offering:

Competitive pay plans
Lucrative Incentives including $10,000 Sign on Bonus!
Comprehensive health care plans
Generous paid annual leave
Fully funded retirement plan and 403b plan
Long and short term disability
Tuition Reimbursement
Flex spending and life insurance

You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance.

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The RNFA is a perioperative registered nurse who works in collaboration with the surgeon and health care team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The RNFA must have acquired the necessary knowledge, judgment, and skills specific to the expanded role of RNFA clinical practice. Intraoperatively, the RNFA practices at the direction of the surgeon and does not concurrently function as a scrub nurse

Education Level
Associate's Level Degree - NURSING

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Basic Life Support, Certified RN First Assist, Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Associates Degree in Nursing. Bachelors of Nursing preferred. Previous experience preferred. Registered Nurse licensed in the state of Virginian. Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant required. BLS; ACLS within 1 year. New Hire Education Requirement: All new RN's who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to enrollment in an accredited RN to BSN program within 24 months of hire and successfully obtaining their BSN within 5 years of hire.

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