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RN - First Assist - Days

Company: Harris Regional Hospital
Location: Sylva
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Harris Regional Hospital -$30,000 sign on bonus. A 2-year commitment period is required. - The Bonus payout occurs over the 2-year period.Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, women's care, and emergency medicine, as well as sports medicine, physical therapy, imaging and laboratory services, and many other areas of subspecialty care. Where We Are:Sylva is a lively and charming mountain town in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains offering ample opportunities for outdoor adventure. Sylva boasts a diverse mix of restaurants, breweries, and boutiques and has even been seen in multiple Hollywood films including scenes in the Fugitive shot at our own Harris Regional Hospital. - Why Choose Us:

Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare And much more---Position Summary:The Registered Nurse-First Assistant provides direct assistance to the surgeon(s) during surgical procedures. The RN First Assistant may be scheduled to function in the scrub or circulating role when not assigned to FA duties.Essential Functions:Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure, using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing patient comfort and safety.Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction, sponging, suctioning, and irrigation.Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and permanent hemostasis.Assists with body plane closure, application of wound dressings, and securing of drainage systems.Minimum Qualifications:
Licenses: Registered Nurse licensed in NC or a compact state. - Certifications required: Current RN First Assistant certification is required. AHA Basic Life Support life safety required upon hire and maintained thereafter. - Minimum Work Experience: 1 year previous experience as RNFA is desired. 2 years previous experience as an OR circulator RN is desired. -EEOC Statement:Harris Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Harris Regional Hospital, Asheville , RN - First Assist - Days, Healthcare , Sylva, North Carolina

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