BJC Healthcare RNFA, Registered Nurse First Assist - Operating Room - PRN in Chesterfield, Missouri

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Perioperative Services team members (RN and ST) find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a nursing career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologistsassist on unique and complex with the latest technologies and treatmentsand play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties.

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Role Purpose

Performs an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to surgeons during surgical procedures in the operating room.


  • Delivers intraoperative patient care as the first assistant to the surgeon(s) as a collaborative team member.

  • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.

  • Functions as a member of the surgical team and contribute to the overall efficiency of the peri-operative department.

  • Participates in professional development and life long learning.

Minimum Requirements


  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's

    • Nursing


  • <2 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree

    • Nursing


  • 2-5 years

Licenses & Certifications

  • 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 with company match- 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

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

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