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RN - Registered Nurse - First Assistant Non-Certified - Cardiovascular Operating Room - FT Day (150)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023
RN - Registered Nurse - First Assistant Non-Certified - Cardiovascular Operating Room - FT Day (150) - (T202539)

Description

To collaborate with and at the direction of the CV surgeon and in collaboration with the healthcare team in performing a safe operation with optimal patient outcomes during the intraoperative phase of the CV perioperative experience. To practice CV perioperative nursing and possess the necessary knowledge, skills and judgement specific to CV clinical practice.

Salary Range $79,955.20 - $113,172.80

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing or Advanced Practice nursing degree. CNOR required for those without Advanced Practice nursing degree. Two (2) years of CVOR experience as scrub nurse, circulating nurse or Advanced Practice Nurse required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Proof of enrollment in a National Institute of First Assisting (NIFA) Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) approved RNFA program or in an RNFA program that is AORN compliant, has met the specific criteria and is an acceptable program for CRNFA at time of hire required. Must obtain letters from Operating Room administration and surgeon supporting remaining number of first assisting hours needed to complete RNFA program. Must obtain certificate of completion of RNFA program within eight (8) weeks if full-time OR employee; four (4) months if part-time OR employee. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Currently certified with Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. Currently certified with Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred. Credentialed as a Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (CRNFA) by the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI) within three (3) years from the date of employment required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Medical Service

Organization

: 707400000 Perioperative Services

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift