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BJC HealthCare

Registered Nurse First Assist - Ortho

Healthcare

Orthopedics

No

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

Additional Preferred Requirements


Overview


Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Performs an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to cardiovascular surgeons during surgical procedures in the Cardiothoracic operating room (CTOR).Complete didactic portion of the RNFA class, CNOR, and 120 supervised clinical hours, in addition to passing the CRNFA test within 6 months from the start of the course work.

Responsibilities

Participates in professional developmentPerforms an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to cardiovascular/cardiothoracic surgeons during surgical procedures in the Cardiothoracic operating room (CTOR).Functions as a member of the cardiothoracic surgical team and contributes to the overall efficiency of the peri-operative department.Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.Provides First Assistant support in complex cardiac cases and procedures including, but not limited to: cardiac bypass surgery, aorticvalve surgery, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Additionally, responsible for harvesting vessel for bypass procedures.

Minimum Requirements

Education

Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing

Experience

2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

RN

Preferred Requirements

Education

Bachelor's Degree - Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Cert Nurse OR (CNOR)
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

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