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RN Surgical First Assist

Company: Northwest Medical Center Houghton
Location: Tucson
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

This is a full time RN- First Assist position working days in our OR department at Houghton Hospital. $30,000 Sign-on bonus offered to eligible RN's! This is a full time position working a day shift in the main Operating Room at Northwest Houghton Hospital Our Northwest Houghton Hospital features 4 OR's providing general surgery services and well as orthopedic , podiatry, and Endoscopy / GI services. Evaluates perioperative patients and plans, implements and documents surgical nursing care. Performs surgical procedures under supervision of a surgeon. Functions in a scrub and circulating nurse role. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associate's degree, certification as a registered nurse first assistant (CRNFA), certification in perioperative nursing (CNOR), and at least 2 years of operating room experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements Education Required: Associates or Diploma in nursing program Preferred: Bachelor's degree in nursing Experience: Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred for PRN 2 years in PACU required Licenses/Certifications Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license Certification as a registered nurse first assistant (CRNFA), certification in perioperative nursing (CNOR), and at least 2 years of operating room experience American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS , ACLS & PALS Benefits As a core employee with Northwest Healthcare, you will be eligible for competitive base pay, night shift incentives, and a robust total rewards compensation package. Included in our benefits package includes some of the following: health insurance, dental, vision, 401K, PTO and more! You can also qualify for tuition assistance and a loan reimbursement program up to $20,000K for qualified programs. Apply to learn more! Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested. INDNWO

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