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AdventHealth Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) Full Time Days $10,000 Sign on Bonus in Ocala, Florida


RNFA AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World

  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited

  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Accepts responsibility by initiating the incident reporting mechanisms when indicated.

  • Adheres strictly to RNFA Intra-operative protocols.

  • Adheres to AORN recommendations and practices standards.

  • Adheres to guidelines and privileges/credentials for RNFA and functions within those guidelines.

  • Adheres to job description for operating room RN. (See job description)

  • Assists with pre-and postoperative assessment of the patient.

  • Assists with the orientation of new employees.

  • Assume unit responsibility when delegated to do so by the nursing manager or director.

  • Assures appropriate traffic control in the Operating Room.

  • Assures patients right for privacy, safety and confidentiality at all times.

  • Performs surgical counts per policy.

  • Prepares Operating Room set up.

  • Promotes and contributes positively to intra and interdepartmental relations.

  • Recognize abnormal diagnostic laboratory data, blood gas values, radiologic data and know the implied significance of each.

  • Recognizes emergency situations and reacts efficiently and appropriately.

  • Updates preference cards as needed.

  • Utilizes appropriate channels of communication when initiating change, reporting information or concerns.

  • Other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:

  • Basic RN Nursing skills

  • Computer literacy

  • Circulating Skills

  • Scrub Skills

  • Fluent in English Language, speaking, reading, writing

  • Previous RNFA experience (preferred)

  • Diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelor Degree in Nursing

  • Graduate of an accredited RN Surgical Assistant program at a college or university.

  • One year of previous Operating Room experience (preferred)

  • One year of previous RNFA experience (preferred)

  • Current License as Registered Nurse in the State of Florida

  • BLS (American Heart Association)

  • ACLS (American Heart Association)

  • Completion of an approved RNFA program

  • CNOR Certification

  • Certification as an RNFA (preferred)

Job Summary:

Performs specialized nursing care in all phases of the peri-operative role. In the absence of a qualified physician the registered nurse who possesses appropriate knowledge and technical skills serves as first assistant for surgical procedures.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.