Inova is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) to join the team at Inova Fairfax Hospital CVOR
This position is eligible for a $20,000 Sign On Bonus!
Registered Nurses with at least two years of Critical Care RN experience are eligible to receive a $20,000 sign on bonus. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away will also receive up to $20,000 in reimbursable relocation expenses. Your Critical Care RN experience must be within the same specialty area you are hired into. Those entering fellowship programs are not eligible. Accepting the bonus requires signing a 3 year employment agreement.
Provides a safe therapeutic core by collaboration with the surgeons and health care team in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient. The RNFA practices preoperative nursing and must have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills and judgment specific to clinical practice. Teamwork- Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Quality/Best Practices-Utilize standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and info to continuously improve care and practice to enhance outcomes. Professional Development-Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self development in life-long learning. provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
5 years of perioperative nursing practice as both a scrub and circulating nurse, or if less years of experience, (3) recommendations from practicing surgeons and demonstrated clinical practice
BSN. Successful completion of an RNFA program that meets AORN recommended education standards for RN First Assistant Programs
Meets requirements of statutes, regulations and institutional policies relevant to RN First Assistants
BLS required and CNOR
Current license to practice as a registered nurse in VA
Proficient in English
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to display a caring demeanor toward others
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.