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Operating Room RNFA - Cardio

Job Description


Job ID: 1215642
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Overview


Role Purpose

Performs an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to cardiovascular surgeons during surgical procedures in the Cardiothoracic operating room (CTOR).
Complete didactic portion of the RNFA class, CNOR, and 120 supervised clinical hours, in addition to passing the CRNFA test within 6 months from the start of the course work.


Responsibilities

  • Participates in professional development
  • Performs an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to cardiovascular/cardiothoracic surgeons during surgical procedures in the Cardiothoracic operating room (CTOR).
  • Functions as a member of the cardiothoracic surgical team and contributes to the overall efficiency of the peri-operative department.
  • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
  • Provides First Assistant support in complex cardiac cases and procedures including, but not limited to: cardiac bypass surgery, aorticvalve surgery, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Additionally, responsible for harvesting vessel for bypass procedures.
  • BJC 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.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert Nurse OR (CNOR)

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer