RN - First Assistant
Posted on: January 15, 2022
We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through
our compassionate care and exceptional service.
At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of
unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your
skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why
Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to
Provides direct patient care to infant through geriatric patient
populations. Functions in the expanded perioperative nursing role
as a first assistant. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and
general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.
Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as
needed about patient condition. Assists with the maintenance of
surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance
improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment
functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases
and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are
met. Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure.
Coordinates with Surgery Supervisor regarding staffing and
- Experience: 3 years experience in the operating room.
Skills as an RNFA in the preoperative setting: focused preoperative
nursing assessments, communicating and collaborating with other
helath care providers regarding patient's plan of care.
Skills as an RNFA in any surgical setting including using surgical
instruments and medical devices, providing surgical site exposure,
handling and/or cutting tissue, providing hemostasis,
- Required Education: Nursing Degree from an accredited
- Preferred Education:
- License: current RN license in our state
- Certifications: Current BLS and ACLS certification
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO,
tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are
just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers,
including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of
your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to
pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience
through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're
expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a
positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step
with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid
to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part
of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we
encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The
ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
manner is an essential function of this job.
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