RNFA - Northampton MA

Northampton, MA
Soliant Health Nursing - RN-Operating Room Contract 05/15 Apply

**Job Title:** Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)

**Job ID:** 6831376

**Employment Type:** Contract

**Location:** Northampton, MA

**Shift:** 07:00 - 17:30

**Status:** Accepting Candidates

### Job Description

Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, Operating Room, and within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures, the RNFA is responsible for assisting the surgeon in a lead role throughout the operative procedure. Key responsibilities include:

- Assisting the surgeon in the surgical procedure by providing exposure, hemostasis, suturing, and other technical functions to ensure the best possible outcome for the patient.
- Collaborating with the surgical team to ensure optimal patient care and safety.
- Participating in the preoperative planning and postoperative care of the patient.
- Maintaining sterile technique and adhering to infection control policies.
- Performing both scrubbing and circulating duties as needed.

### Qualifications

- **Education:** Graduate of an approved School of Nursing.
- **Licensure:** Current licensure as an RN in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- **Certifications:**
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
- Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)
- Basic Life Support (BLS) from AHA or American Red Cross
- **Training:** Completion of an RN First Assisting course that conforms to the Core Curriculum set forth by AORN.
- **Experience:** Five (5) years of diversified peri-operative nursing experience with proficiency in both scrubbing and circulating.

### Application Instructions

To proceed with your application, please complete the skills survey via the following link: [Skills Survey](https://skillschecklist.soliant.com/). This survey will showcase your current skill level to the hospitals, so please read each part carefully before selecting your answer.

If you have any questions or need a faster response, please reach out via text or call at (470) 386-9046.

We look forward to your application and the possibility of working with you.

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