Registered Nurse First Assistant Cardiac
Job DescriptionFull-Time, Weekday schedule -Cardiovascular Operating Room RN First AssistantExperienced RNFAs are eligible for a competitive Sign On and Relocation Bonus if applicable!Over the past 30 years, cardiac providers at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute have performed heart surgery on more than 30,000 adult and pediatric patients. During this time, we"ve had the opportunity to pioneer many new treatment and recovery approaches to ensure patients receive access to safe and technologically advanced care. Some of our milestones include performing many "firsts" in the Washington, DC, metro area.Inova Heart and Vascular Institute's state-of-the-art flagship location on Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is one of the most complete, technologically-advanced medical and research centers in the United States.Inova Heart and Vascular Institute provides the full spectrum of diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical and interventional cardiac services including:Nationally recognized program for treating atrial fibrillationHeart and lung transplantationInnovative minimally invasive surgical techniquesRobot-assisted surgeryImplantation of artificial heart devicesOngoing research and developmentInova Fairfax Hospital is proud to announce that the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded MagnetA' (R) designation, the most prestigious accolade for nursing excellence, to our hospital in December 2020. Currently, only 8.5% of hospitals in the nation hold MagnetA' (R) designation and Inova Fairfax Hospital is proud to be part of this select group. The new Magnet designation is in addition to several other prestigious recognitions which include: a five star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), being named by IBM Watson Health as one the nation's highest performing hospitals, and among the top 10 Major Teaching Hospitals, an A for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, the #1 hospital in the DC metro area by US News & World Reports, and being nationally ranked in gynecologic care.At Inova, safety is the foundation of everything we do. You"re always safe at Inova.Our commitment to quality starts with the safety of our team members. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our employees.Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there"s no safer place for you to work. Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelinesRequirements 5 years of CVOR nursing practice as both a scrub and circulating nurse, or if less years of experience, (3) recommendations from practicing surgeons and demonstrated clinical practiceBSNSuccessful completion of an RNFA program that meets AORN recommended education standards for RN First Assistant ProgramsMeets requirements of statutes, regulations and institutional policies relevant to RN First AssistantsBLS required and CNORCurrent license to practice as a registered nurse in VAProficient in EnglishStrong verbal and written communication skillsExceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to display a caring demeanor toward othersProficient computer skills requiredFor internal use: IND9About UsInova is Northern Virginia"s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare A cents € " every time, every touch A cents € " to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova"s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia"s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at no more welcoming environment than Inova. And it shows in everything we do, including onboarding new members of our team. We make sure you feel comfortable from the moment you arrive with our comprehensive orientation. We also have specialized orientation programs for certain work sites, as well as customized programs for our leadership, clinical and nursing roles.