Registered Nurse First Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION

Assists surgeons working interdependently and under their direction. Functions include, but are not limited to:
Preoperative skin preparation, positioning the patient, draping the patient, providing homeostasis, providing exposure, properly handling tissue, properly using instruments, suturing, cleaning surgical area and application of dressings, and other duties as requested by the surgeon that fall within the scope of licensure. RNFA under physician supervision performs the following functions. Performs preoperative patient assessments, performs discharge summary dictation and is the contact point among in-house and community referral physicians, patients and their family members, and surgeons. Performs surgical preparatory procedures (eg foley catheter insertion). Assists in transporting the patient postoperatively, communicates information to the postanesthesia care unit. (PACU)
2 year/Associate Degree Required
Bachelor Degree Preferred
PA RN License
BLS Certification

LOCATION

West grove, Pennsylvania 19390

PAY

$106000

INDUSTRY

Health Services

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