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RN-First Assistant

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Looking for a RN - First Assist (PRN - Days) for our Surgery Department at the Clay County Campus in Middleburg, Florida.
Ascension St. Vincent’s, based in Jacksonville, Florida, has served the people of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia since 1873. It is home to the largest cardiovascular program between Atlanta and Orlando. From its humble beginning to its current status as a regional healthcare system, Ascension St. Vincent's is widely recognized for delivering quality, compassionate care.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
As an associate with St. Vincent's HealthCare-FL, you will have the opportunity to provide direct assistance to surgeons before, during and after surgical procedures.
Responsibilities:
  • Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure, using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing patient comfort and safety.
  • Implement physicians' orders to provide 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.
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Florida Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Certified Registered Nurse specializing in First Assistant credentialed from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Operating Room credentialed from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

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St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
 
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Job ID: 364521
Category: Nursing
Facility: FLJAC SVMC Clay County
Ministry: Ascension St. Vincent's, FL
Location: Middleburg, FL

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