Mercy Health RN - Registered Nurse First Assistant - General Surgery - Mercy Health Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio

RN - Registered Nurse First Assistant - General Surgery - Mercy Health Anderson Hospital

Job ID: 4639903

Updated: October 3, 2016

Geographic Location: Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States

Department: General Surgery

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Shift: Days/Afternoons

Standard Hours: 24

Job Summary


BASIC PURPOSE : The Registered Nurse First Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment, identifying and determining the priority of patient’s/ resident’s/client’s problems/needs, and evaluating the process and outcome of nursing care. The RNFA collaborates with the surgeon in performing invasive or operative procedures in a safe manner with optimal outcomes for the patient whom protective reflexes or self-care abilities are potentially compromised. The RNFA must, in collaboration with the patient, family and health care team members, possess and apply knowledge of the procedure and patient's intraoperative experience throughout the patient's continuum of care, addressing their physiological, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual needs in relationship to their age and ability to respond.


1. Graduate of state approved school of nursing

2. Current RN licensure to practice nursing issued by the State of Ohio

3. Additional training in area of specialization required and demonstrated by unit-based competency.

4. BLS certification through American Heart Association.

5. Completion of a course in preparing the RN as a First Assistant in Surgery

Shift and Job Schedule

Hours: Part-Time, 24 hours weekly

Shift: Days/Afternoons

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Benefit Summary

Join our team, and you’ll have access to cutting-edge technology. You’ll rub elbows with the best-of-the-best in over 100 specialties. And you’ll be part of an organization that includes 23 hospitals and more than 450 locations in Ohio and Kentucky. Because we’re a large organization, you’ll find plenty of room for advancement and growth. And we’re ready to invest in your future through training and professional development. So you can improve your skills, develop new ones and take on new challenges.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

· Great health, dental and vision plans

· Prescription drug coverage

· Flexible spending accounts

· Life insurance w/AD&D

· An employer-matched 403(b)

· Plenty of paid time off

· Tuition reimbursement

· And a lot more

Apply now!