RNFA

  • Charleston, WV
  • Posted: May 20, 2019
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Summary

  • Basic Description
    • Demonstrate advanced clinical skills to meet needs of patient groups; formulate plans of care that have long range effect on patient care; assist unit staff members to perform advanced skills; act as a role model which facilitates positive behavior in dynamic group setting; recognize need for change in nursing practice and initiate change process on unit; proactive to identify potential legal/ethical/safety issues and implement strategies to prevent problems. Functions under direct supervision and direction of the surgeon in the expanded perioperative nursing role of first assistant. Performs all nursing activities in the pre-operative, intra-operative phase of the surgical procedures, but does not concurrently function as the scrub nurse.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
    (Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
    • Degree / Education
      • Associate Degree Nursing
      • OR
      • Bachelor Degree Nursing
      • AND
      • Formalized Training RNFA
    • Level of Experience
      • 3 YEARS PRACTICE IN PERIOPERATIVE NURSING and PRACTICE AS BOTH SCRUB AND CIRCULATOR
    • Lic./Cert./Reg.
      • All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
      • Registered Nurse
      • AND
      • CNOR 
      • AND
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support
    • Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
    • Computer Skills required for this position
    • Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Analytical Skills
      • Applies knowledge to new situations
      • Customer Service
      • Decision Making
      • Employee Relations
      • Flexible Schedule
      • Handle Multiple Assignments
      • Judgment
      • Math Simple
      • Organization
      • Problem Solving
      • Verbal Communication
      • Work Independently
      • Written Communication
    • Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
    • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
      • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
        • Neonates
        • Child
        • Adolescents
        • Adults
        • Geriatrics
    • Assigns work to or supervises others
    • Competency Statement
      • Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
    • Minimum Requirement Comments
      • As of 1/1/2019 all RNFA's must have CNOR.  If you were hired prior to 1/1/2019 in the RNFA position, it will not be required.
  • Physical Requirements
    (Essential physical requirements)
    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Vision
      • Hearing
      • Squatting
      • Crouching/Stooping
      • Hand Coordination
      • Arm Coordination
      • Kneeling
      • Twisting Upper Body
      • Lifting Irregular Loads
    • Activities Requiring Time
      • Sitting - 2 hr
      • Standing - 1 hr
      • Walking - 4 hr
    • Lifting
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Frequent
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
      • Over 75 lbs - Frequent
    • Pushing
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Frequent
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
      • Over 75 lbs - Frequent
    • Reaching / Pulling
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Frequent
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
      • Over 75 lbs - Frequent
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Job Information

CAMC Memorial Hospital-10
Operating Room
Full Time - Varied Shifts
Nursing
Req #: 18329-15128

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