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RN First Assist

Salem, IL 62881

Job Type: Nursing Opportunities - Staff Level Job Number: CMM6012008

Job Description

RN First Assist / CRNFA needed! 

Actively hiring during COVID-19

Shift: 8 hour shifts. Typically 0700 – 1530 with call rotation

Job Description:

Assists surgeons working interdependently and under their direction.  Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Preoperative skin preparation, positioning the patient, draping the patient, providing homeostasis, providing exposure, properly handling tissue, properly using instruments, suturing, cleaning surgical area and application of dressings, and other duties as requested by the surgeon that fall within the scope of licensure
  • Performs surgical preparatory procedures (eg foley catheter insertion)
  • Assists in transporting the patient postoperatively, communicates information to the post anesthesia care unit (PACU)  

Graduate of a School of Professional Nursing (for RNFA) is required and graduate of an RNFA program or First Assist Tech Program is required. RNFAs are encouraged to sit for the CRNFA examination once they have met requirements for examination. 2+ years of experience strongly preferred. BLS, ACLS and PALS required.


Additional Info:

The average hospital census is 12. Average surgical cases per weekday are 15. The unit has a family culture and very customer service driven. 4 Bed Intensive Care Unit. 10 Bed Emergency Department.

Surgical procedure we perform: Orthopedic; Total joints, arthroscopy. Spine; laminectomy, fusions. ENT; sinus surgery, tonsillectomy, urology; Cystoscopy, Ureteroscopy, ESWL. Podiatry; Arthroplasty, bunions. Endoscopy; Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy, Bronchoscopy. Minor Vascular procedures. General Surgery; DaVinci XI, hernia, gallbladder, appendix, colon resection. Cataracts. Gynecology; Tubals, Hysterectomy, NO Obstetrics.    


The location is close to several major cities-St. Louis, Mo (1 ½ hours), Chicago, IL (4 hours) and they are a great sized city (just shy of 20,000 people!). 


For more information, please contact clare@ka-recruiting.com

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