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Staff - assistant registered nurse (rn) - first assist

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) First Assist Assistant 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: Staff 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 partnership with other health care providers. Performs preoperative evaluation and focused nursing assessments. Writes preoperative orders according to protocols. Communicates and partners 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 partnership 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 - MAJOR - Nursing - 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. Recruiter: Lindsay-Nicole Wiederhold Baylor Scott and White Job ID #23007318. Posted job title: First Assistant RN About Baylor Scott & White Health As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform - MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. Benefits Holiday Pay Continuing Education 401k retirement plan Wellness and fitness programs Employee assistance programs Medical benefits Dental benefits Vision benefits Benefits start day 1 Life insurance Discount program

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