RNFA CVOR Full Time Days
Company: Desert Regional Medical Center
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Up to $15,000 Sign-On bonus for experienced Registered Nurse /
Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital
classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility
with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based
Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides
a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute
care rehabilitation, joint replacement & spinal surgery,
neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as
well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) is a perioperative
nurse who may function as an assistant to the surgeon in the
operating room during surgical procedures. The RNFA performs first
assistant behaviors according to standardized hospital policies. In
addition to first assisting, responsibilities may include
circulating, scrubbing and other duties as assigned.
Department Specific Duties:
---Demonstrates ability to perform all RNFA duties specific to
---Submits annual performance review by physicians in a timely
--- Demonstrates ability to perform additional responsibilities in
the Cardiac OR such as circulating, scrubbing and
---Demonstrates ability to accurately pull case carts.
---Maintains clinical competence by assisting on surgical
---Participates in the call rotation
---Participates in preoperative assessment and planning for
selected surgical patients
---Recognizes safety hazards and initiates appropriate preventative
and corrective actions
---Provides exposure through appropriate use of instruments,
retractors, suctioning, and sponging
---Handles and dissects tissues in collaboration with the
---Clamps blood vessels, coagulates bleeding points, ligates
vessels, and performs other procedures in collaboration with the
---Sutures muscle, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin tissue in
collaboration with the surgeon
---Places drains as surgically indicated
The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) CVOR Full-Time Days
candidate will possess the following education,
licenses/certifications, and experience:
Graduate of an approved school of Nursing, and posses a current
California RN license
Certified as a perioperative nurse (CNOR) required
Completion of an approved/accredited RNFA course, including the
completion of the required internship hours
2-3 years of extensive experience as CVOR Surgical Tech
Proficient in perioperative nursing practice as both scrub and
circulating nurse with diversified operating room experience.
Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain
current at all times).
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS Certification (maintain
current at all times).
Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate
with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working
relationships with patients, families, and co-workers inter- and
Possess active listening skills.
Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice.
Compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate.
Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding
Possesses audible, visual, and manual acuity necessary for
maintaining patient safety.
Completion of mandatory programs to meet TJC standards is a job
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding
mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this
position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will
be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval
of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If
you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will
be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the
Pay Range: $54.23 - $83.35
Individual wages are determined based upon a number of factors
including, but not limited to, an employee's qualifications and
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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