BJC Healthcare RN First Assistant - OR **SIgn On Bonus Eligible** in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Christian Hospital is a 485-bed acute-care medical center located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Located 6 miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care and a variety of outpatient services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.
Christian Hospital is noted as a leader among hospitals in the St. Louis region as it provides the community with the absolute latest in medical technology and clinical advancements. In particular, Christian Hospital in highly regarded for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, spine surgery, cancer treatment and radiation oncology, psychiatric services and substance abuse programs, radiology, urology and pulmonary care.
Christian Hospital, a non-profit organization and a founding member of BJC HealthCare, has more than 500 physicians on staff and a diverse workforce of more than 2,200 health-care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.
Contracted services providing assistance to the Surgeon in the Operating Room. Part of the Surgical team the Surgical Assistant has accepted responsibilities to work as a team member in the operating room.
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.
- <2 years
- No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
- 2-5 years
Licenses & Certifications
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) Certification
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
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.
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