Pottstown Hospital
Registered Nurse First Assistant - Operating Room
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Pottstown Map
Posted: 09/27/2020
Closing: 10/26/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 1 year(s)
Pottstown Hospital
Job description


We believe in the power of people to create great care.

Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed, acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, diagnostic, and emergency care, as well as primary care, family practice, and pediatric offices. With 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, we serve the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas.

We’re 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, and our team of physicians, nurses, staff, and volunteers is focused on exceeding expectations while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care. Our accolades include: Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement; Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and AHA Stroke Association Gold Plus Distinction for our Primary Stroke Center; and four-time commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for our Regional Cancer Center.



Responsibilities

The RNFA works closely with surgeons in the operating room during a surgical procedure. Performs pre and post operative assessment and evaluation. Collaborates with the surgical team on plan of care. Responsible for anticipating the needs of the surgical team and during an operation by assist the surgeon with tasks such as selecting equipment, holding open incisions, stopping bleeding, closing the incision, among other technical tasks. 

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Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an Approved School of Nursing
  • Successful completion of a peri-operative course
  • CNOR (preferred)

Experience:

  • 1 or more years of OR nursing experience

License/Certification:

  • Successfully completion of a Nurse First Assistant program

  • Currently licensed in the state of Pennsylvania
  • Valid Healthcare Provider CPR (required)
Registered Nurse First Assistant - Operating Room