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IL - RN First Assistant - Freeport - $71,000 - $114,000/YR **PERMANENT POSITION**

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IL - RN First Assistant - Freeport - $71,000 - $114,000/YR **PERMANENT POSITION**
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Freeport Illinois / United States

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A long History and a Bright Future in Northwest IllinoisFrom our very first days as the Globe Hospital in 1902 to 2002 and beyond, FHN has been committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin.Exceptional Healthcare ... Every Step of the WayOur network of Family Healthcare Centers across northwest Illinois means FHN has services nearby for all ages, so every member of your family can receive caring, personal, professional healthcare.An average of 1,500 people visit FHN each day for their healthcare needs (that's more than 525,000 patient visits per year). FHN is the only healthcare provider in our service area that offers affiliations with all three major hospitals in Rockford, Illinois, as well as with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin.We see each patient interaction as a serious responsibility that requires clinical expertise, access to the latest in medical technology and a level of trust and commitment that is earned by our people, our products, and our processes.Job Summary: Functions as a first assistant during surgical incision, excision, and repair of pathology and throughout the perioperative period on procedures for which privileges have been granted. Supports the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Job Responsibilities: Provide competent and ethical care within legal standards of practice as applicable to the RNFA. Participate in preoperative assessment and planning for selected surgical patients in collaboration with the health team members in the preoperative location. Recognize safety hazards and initiate appropriate preventative and corrective actions. Provide exposure through appropriate use of instruments, retractors, suctioning, and sponging techniques. Handle and dissect tissues in collaboration with the surgeon. Clamp blood vessels, coagulate bleeding points, ligate vessels, and perform other procedures in collaboration with the surgeon. Suture muscle, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin tissue in collaboration with the surgeon. Place drains as surgically indicated. Assist with cannulation and decanulation procedures, if indicated. Follow selected surgical patients postoperatively in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. Serve as an educator, mentor, consultant and resource to colleagues and other health care professionals in relation to RNFA activities. Work as a professional colleague with the preoperative team and influence multidisciplinary relationships by enhancing collaborative processes. Maintain regulatory, credentialing, and privileging requirements. Complete RNFA-specific competencies. Pursue professional growth related to both preoperative nursing and RNFA practice and participate in a professional organization. Circulate surgical cases when required. Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Completion of an RNFA Program.Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current registered nurse licensure in the state of Illinois. BLS certification required. ACLS certification, CRNFA and CNOR preferred. Education/Experience: Two years perioperative experience is preferred. Must have excellent knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology, and operative technique.

Shift: Full Time, 630a-5p, call rotation required

Specialty Type: Nursing

Sub Specialties: Operating Room / Scrub,Operating Room / Circulation & Scrub,Operating Room / Circulate,Operating Room

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May 31, 2021
S16174664195545811
Illinois / United States
Freeport
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A long History and a Bright Future in Northwest IllinoisFrom our very first days as the Globe Hospital in 1902 to 2002 and beyond, FHN has been committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin.Exceptional Healthcare ... Every Step of the WayOur network of Family Healthcare Centers across northwest Illinois means FHN has services nearby for all ages, so every member of your family can receive caring, personal, professional healthcare.An average of 1,500 people visit FHN each day for their healthcare needs (that's more than 525,000 patient visits per year). FHN is the only healthcare provider in our service area that offers affiliations with all three major hospitals in Rockford, Illinois, as well as with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin.We see each patient interaction as a serious responsibility that requires clinical expertise, access to the latest in medical technology and a level of trust and commitment that is earned by our people, our products, and our processes.Job Summary: Functions as a first assistant during surgical incision, excision, and repair of pathology and throughout the perioperative period on procedures for which privileges have been granted. Supports the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Job Responsibilities: Provide competent and ethical care within legal standards of practice as applicable to the RNFA. Participate in preoperative assessment and planning for selected surgical patients in collaboration with the health team members in the preoperative location. Recognize safety hazards and initiate appropriate preventative and corrective actions. Provide exposure through appropriate use of instruments, retractors, suctioning, and sponging techniques. Handle and dissect tissues in collaboration with the surgeon. Clamp blood vessels, coagulate bleeding points, ligate vessels, and perform other procedures in collaboration with the surgeon. Suture muscle, fascia, subcutaneous, and skin tissue in collaboration with the surgeon. Place drains as surgically indicated. Assist with cannulation and decanulation procedures, if indicated. Follow selected surgical patients postoperatively in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. Serve as an educator, mentor, consultant and resource to colleagues and other health care professionals in relation to RNFA activities. Work as a professional colleague with the preoperative team and influence multidisciplinary relationships by enhancing collaborative processes. Maintain regulatory, credentialing, and privileging requirements. Complete RNFA-specific competencies. Pursue professional growth related to both preoperative nursing and RNFA practice and participate in a professional organization. Circulate surgical cases when required. Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Completion of an RNFA Program.Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current registered nurse licensure in the state of Illinois. BLS certification required. ACLS certification, CRNFA and CNOR preferred. Education/Experience: Two years perioperative experience is preferred. Must have excellent knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology, and operative technique.

Shift: Full Time, 630a-5p, call rotation required

Specialty Type: Nursing

Sub Specialties: Operating Room / Scrub,Operating Room / Circulation & Scrub,Operating Room / Circulate,Operating Room