HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RNFA (PRN) in Tampa, Florida
Memorial Hospital of Tampa is immediately seeking a PRN RNFA in our OR.
Under the direct oversight of the surgeon, duties of the RNFA include but are not limited to:
Closes all wound layers (fascia, subcutaneous and skin), places tourniquets & catheters, clamps/cut tissue and assist in applying wound dressings & drainage;
Provides local infiltration or the topical application of a local anesthetic & hemostatic agents at the operative site;
Assists in the preparation of surgical patients, positioning patients, applications of plaster casts, immobilizers & surgical dressings;
Functions under the direction & supervision of the Circulation RN in accordance with scope of practice;
Provides retraction, manipulation of tissues, hemostasis & other functions to ensure good visualization of the surgical field & optimal results for the patient;
Performs ligation & approximation of tissues, clamp & electocautery application;
Anticipates physician preferences based upon scheduled surgical procedures contributing to achievement of established OR goals/performance numbers & improving patient outcomes;
Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting the SCIP & VTE standards of care;
Accurately documents the administration of care in the patient record in a timely manner;
Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment;
Willingly shares knowledge/expertise & assists co-workers;
Fosters teamwork & contributes to achievement of team goals;
Acts as a resource for co-worker's as appropriate;
Demonstrates an understanding of & adherence to the Code of Conduct;
Assumes personal responsibility for professional development; Actively seeks opportunity for development & shares learning with others; Attends & participates in staff meetings, patient conferences & in-service presentations as appropriate.
A Nursing Diploma or ASN is required; We prefer a BSN & a minimum of 4 years of recent RN (Registered Nurse) acute care experience. A current Florida State Registered Nurse license & a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS certification) are essential. Previous RNFA experience is highly desired.
Title: RNFA (PRN)
Location: Florida-Tampa-Memorial Hospital of Tampa
Requisition ID: INT-26537-3874