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Registered Nurse (RN) - First Assist - $35-55 per hour

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) First Assist for a nursing job in Round Rock, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: First Assist
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    JOB SUMMARY

    The First Assistant RN will function as the primary assistant to the physician in the clinic, hospital or operating room, working directly with the physician and patients to help deliver exemplary medical care in both the clinical and hospital setting. This position will assist the physician in all aspects of the medical practice including preoperative, intra-operative and postoperative treatment of the patient.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE



    • Assists the physician with preoperative pain management, in collaboration with other health care providers.


    • Performs preoperative evaluation and focused nursing assessments. Writes preoperative orders according to protocols.


    • Communicates and collaborates with other health care providers regarding the patient plan of care.


    • Serves as an intra-operative surgical first-assistant, while using instruments and medical devices, providing exposure, handling and cutting tissue, providing hemostasis, and suturing tissue (ACL graft preparation, vein harvesting, etc.).


    • Performs postoperative patient management, in collaboration with other health care providers, in the immediate postoperative period and beyond. Participates in postoperative rounds. Writes postoperative orders and operative notes according to established protocols.


    • Assists with discharge planning and identifying appropriate community resources as needed.



      KEY SUCCESS FACTORS



      • At least two years of operating room experience required.


      • Must have good communication skills.


      • Must have excellent knowledge of operating room protocol.


      • Must be able to work effectively with all hospital departments.


      • Must have excellent knowledge of patient protocols within a clinic setting.


      • Must be able to work well with all members of the office staff.


      • Must be able to assist the physician in all aspects of the practice including assisting in surgery.



        BENEFITS
        Our competitive benefits package includes the following



        • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits


        • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%


        • Tuition Reimbursement


        • PTO accrual beginning Day 1



          Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
          --QUALIFICATIONS



          • EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program


          • MAJOR - Nursing


          • EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience


          • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Registered Nurse (RN)


          • RN-First Assist (RNFA)


          • Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.


            Baylor Scott and White Job ID #1. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: First Assistant RN Labor and DeliveryAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthBaylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas.Benefits
            • Holiday Pay
            • Continuing Education
            • 401k retirement plan
            • Sick pay
            • Wellness and fitness programs
            • Referral bonus
            • Employee assistance programs
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits
            • Benefits start day 1
            • License and certification reimbursement
            • Life insurance
            • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Round Rock , Registered Nurse (RN) - First Assist - $35-55 per hour, Healthcare , Round Rock, Texas

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