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Registered Nurse First Assistant Full Time Rotate

Job ID: 2105024518 Date posted: 08/29/2021 Facility: Los Alamitos Medical Center
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We know it takes a special person to be a nurse, and we are committed to providing our nurses with an enriching and rewarding environment. We provide the resources, tools and support our employees need to serve our patients and customers in the best way possible — so we can provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time, and do so with compassion.

  • Rotate
  • No travel

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  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Resourceful
  • Advocate
  • Person-centered
  • Critical thinker

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I feel like I'm rewarded in many ways. Just the time that I get to share with patients and learn who they are - I feel like that's a gift to me.”

- Elizabeth Vernon, RN

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Paid Time Off
  • Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Tutition
    Reimbursment
  • Life and
    Disability
    Insurance

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Responsibilities

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The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospital’s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

Job Summary
The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) is a perioperative nurse who may function as an assistant to the surgeon in the operating room during surgical procedures. The RNFA performs first assistant behaviors according to standardized hospital policies. Participates as a leader in departmental performance improvement activities and tabulation. Presentation at committee meetings when requested. Member of the Interdisciplinary council of the hospital to lend support of the role.



Qualifications:

Mandatory Requirements:
Current CA RN license
Current BLS & ACLS
6 months experience as a peri-operative nurse and complete peri-op course
Able to circulate all cases
Basic computer skills
Completion of basic dysrhythmia course

Preferred Requirements:
CNOR certification
Member in professional organization
Scrub experience

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Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Los Alamitos, California
Facility: Los Alamitos Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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