RN First Assistant
Company: St Rose Dominican - Siena
Posted on: April 18, 2019
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Performs first assistant responsibilities in accordance with state
scope of practice requirements. Assesses the patient preoperatively
and develops a nursing care plan based on the assessment. Assists
in the positioning, skin preparation, and draping; provides
hemostasis and wound exposure, handles tissue appropriately,
sutures tissue, applies dressings; uses surgical instruments
skillfully; assists with transport postoperatively, communicates
information to the receiving nursing care unit.
* 5 Years of Perioperative Nursing practice as both a scrub and
circulating nurse, or if less years of experience, 3
recommendations from practicing Surgeons and demonstrated clinical
* Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing, Successful completion
of an RFNA program that meets AORN recommended education standards
for RN First Assistant programs.
* Meets requirements of statutes, regulations and institutional
policies relevant to RN First Assistants.
* May have endovein harvesting, radial artery harvesting, or
saphenous vein harvesting experience.
* RN = Registered Nurse License from NV State Nursing Board.
* CT CPRBLS - Basic Life Support - AHA
* CT CPRACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support - AHA
* CT CPRPALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support - AHA
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