BJC Healthcare RN First Assist (RNFA), Days, PRN **Sign-On Bonus Eligible** in O'Fallon, Missouri

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Progress West HealthCare Center opened in February 2007 in one of the fastest-growing areas of St. Charles County. Progress West uses hospital design, clinical practices and technology to support the delivery of patient-centered care.

The Surgical Services department includes 3 ORs. We provide a full range of surgery programs -- inpatient or outpatient, general or specialty -- in an environment that promotes healing. Surgical services include by not limited to: General surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Urology, Colorectal, Gynecology, Gastrointestinal (GI), Plastic surgery. This department, along with all departments within the hospital, supports the guiding principles of the hospital in providing care that is customized and reflects the patient's needs, values, and choices.

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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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