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RN First Assist

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description Sign On and Relocation Bonus Opportunities May be Available for Experienced CandidateIntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a RN First Assist you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you - at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsEastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center!Job Summary and QualificationsAs the First Assist you will deliver high quality, patient centered care as you assist staff during operative and invasive procedures. You will ensure the operating room is adequately prepared for procedures and act as a preceptor for others as needed. Our team supports each other like family and we are looking for someone who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. In this role:
    • You will be competent in all OR procedures as verified by specific competencies and will use these mastery level skills as a preceptor for others.
    • You will work with OR, Housekeeping and Central Processing staff to clean the Operating Rooms and equipment between patients following facility policies and procedures.
    • You will participate in safety initiatives to ensure correct surgery inpatient identification, and verification of the procedure to be performed within the OR when the patient is present and prior to the surgical prep.
    • You will rely on previous experience to anticipate and meet the needs of the surgeon.
    • You will count all sponges, needles and instruments with the circulating RN on all surgical procedures done in the Operating Room following facility policies and procedures. In the event a sponge/needle count is incorrect, the circulating RN will inform the attending surgeon and the Anesthesiologist and a course of action will be determined and the action will be documented on the Operating Room Record as defined by facility policies and procedures.
    • You will follow patient and employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures.
    • You will consistently assist the patient care team with maintaining a clean, well- stocked/organized, and safe patient care environment.
    • When cases are not available for you to perform in the role of a First Assist you will assume the role of a Circulating Nurse.
      What qualifications you will need:
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Registered Nurse
      • Associate Degree, or Bachelor Degree
      • Two years of perioperative nursing experience preferred
      • CNOR preferred
      • RNFA or CRNFA preferredRecruiter: Questions feel free to reach out to Tanya Covert, Recruiter tanya.covert@hcahealthcare.com or via text/telephone 208.709.2261 (mobile)This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a full-service hospital with 318 plus patient beds. We serve as the region's healthcare provider and serve southeast Idaho, western Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park and parts of Montana. EIRMC is home to a Level II Trauma Center, a Level 1 ICU (one of two in Idaho), and the only emergency room in Idaho Falls. We have the region's only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for critically ill children. We offer inpatient and outpatient mental health care for adolescents and adults at its 74-bed Behavioral Health Center.
        We are part of the HCA Healthcare network - which includes more than 300 affiliate facilities across the country - offering our colleagues the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and EIRMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and our colleagues.
        HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our RN First Assist opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Idaho Falls , RN First Assist, Other , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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