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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans RNFA Registered Nurse First Assist
Tavares, FL


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • $10,000 Sign-on Bonus and $3,000 Relocation Bonus for qualified candidates

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Onsite Daycare

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : 3x12hrs – 6:45am - 7:15pm. Shared call requirements

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman - 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute:

Responsible for direct and indirect preoperative patient care to the patient undergoing operative and/or an invasive procedure. Based on the needs of the department and on training, competence, and skill, the RNFA will perform in the role of first assistant, circulator, and/or scrub nurse.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Registered nurses and surgical technologists practicing as first assistants in surgery are functioning in an expanded perioperative role.

  • Preoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers, which includes performing a focused preoperative nursing assessment, communicating and collaborating with other health care providers in the patient’s plan of care

  • Postoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers, which include postoperative rounds, and discharge planning.

  • Registered Nurse First Assistant’s (RNFA, CRNFA) expanded role in the perioperative setting include the intraoperative performance of surgical first assistant technique as in:

  • Using instruments and medical devices, providing surgical site exposure, handling and/or cutting tissue, providing hemostasis by means of clamping vessels, coagulating, and ligating vessels, suturing, and closure of surgical sites (i.e. closure of muscle, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin).


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Must be proficient in the English language

  • Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing

  • Completion of an accredited RNFA program

  • 2 years surgery experience in multi-disciplined OR in an acute care hospital setting

  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida

  • Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required

  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)

  • BLS

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23029759

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: 1000 WATERMAN WAY

    Pay Range: $37.3 - $55.95

  • Location: Tavares, FL

  • Job ID: 23029759

  • Job Family: Nursing

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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