Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named âœBest Hospitalâ for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents
As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973
The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources
Full time days - 3/12s - 7a-7p
You Will Be Responsible For:
Performs all aspects of clinical patient care. Identifies and develops individualized plan of care. Assesses and interprets data relative to patientâ™s age. Evaluates patientâ™s developmental level, identifies increased physical / emotional dependency needs and evaluates the availability of support system consistent with the age of the patient served. Identifies the need for patient / family teaching and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis.
Provides first assistance intra-operatively and under the direction of the surgeon which includes providing tissue exposure, handling, and/or cutting of tissue, cauterizing tissue, providing homeostasis and suturing, applying dressings, as well as performing other duties as assigned in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of the state of Florida.
Adheres strictly to RNFA intra-operative protocols, guidelines and privileges/credentials for RNFA functions within those guidelines. Exercises critical thinking skills in all aspects of the RNFA role while maintaining a safe peri-operative environment.
Adheres to job description for Operating Room RN (See RN job description).
Adheres to Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) recommendations and practices standards.
What You Will Need:
Graduate of RNFA program (program must address all content as outlined by the Association of Operating Room Nurses Core Curriculum and include 1 academic year with 45 hours didactic instructions and 120 hours of clinical internship)
Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) Certification (through the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI))
Advanced life support certification (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
2 years RNFA experience
4 years circulating nurse experience
Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA) Certification
The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) initiates appropriate behaviors unique to first assisting, under direct supervision of the surgeon. Applies knowledge of surgical anatomy and physiology and operative technique relating to operative procedures, while maintaining a sterile environment. Performs specialized nursing care in all phases of the peri-operative role.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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