Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health RN First Assistant - General Surgery in Fullerton, California

We are looking for a RN First Assistant with General Surgery Department at St. Jude Medical Center.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Schedule: Part-time 48 Biweekly Hour

Shift: 12 Hour Day Shift

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse First Assistant independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for patient requiring surgical intervention. Uses information from a variety of sources to assess, plan, implement, identify outcomes and evaluate patient's plan of care. The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) collaborates with the surgeon and the healthcare team to perform a safe operative procedure with an optimal outcome for the patient. This individual renders direct patient care as defined by the RNFA Standardized Procedure and maintains practice privileges through the Medical Staffing office. When not providing assisting services, the RNFA will perform circulating and/or scrub duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrates awareness of unit and service guidelines related to staffing and scheduling.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use, troubleshoot and maintain specialty equipment.

  • Demonstrates commitment toward customer satisfaction and patient advocacy.

  • Demonstrates behavior that supports a culture based on innovation, openness, integrity, trust and mutual respect.

  • Maintains Code of Ethics for Nurses.

Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree Hired on/after 1/1/11: - Graduate from nursing school with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.

Experience: 3 years in Diversified perioperative Nursing experience.

License and Certificate:

  • Current CA Registered Nurse License.

  • American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider.

  • American Heart Association ACLS Health Care Provider.

  • RN First Assisting Certificate.

  • CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room).

Preferred Position Requirements:

Experience: 2 years Diversified RNFA experience.

License and Certificate:

  • Professional Nursing Organization Membership.

  • CRNFA (Certified RN First Assistant).

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Jude Medical Center

Category: Nursing - Other

Req ID: R321924