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Cardiothoracic - RN, First Assist (RNFA)

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Belleville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

  • Sign-on Bonus up to $15,000
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Work with two amazing Washington University Cardiothoracic Surgeons
    Memorial Hospital Belleville is a 222-bed acute care Magnet - designated hospital offering emergency and critical care services as well as medical and surgical services along with a full complement of diagnostic and treatment modalities. Also located on the Belleville campus, The Orthopedic and Neurosciences Center offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program that includes physical, occupational, speech and hand therapy.
    Memorial Hospital Shiloh is a 97-all private bed Magnet - designated hospital located in Shiloh, Illinois. Memorial Shiloh offers a 24/7 emergency department, medical, surgical and diagnostic services including cardiac catheterization, imaging and laboratory. The Family Care Birthing Center features 18 spacious LDRP suites, two dedicated c-section rooms, OB Emergency Department, 24/7 OB hospitalist and neonatology coverage. The Shiloh campus also has the only Illinois Siteman Cancer Center location.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Role PurposePerforms an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to cardiovascular surgeons during surgical procedures in the Cardiothoracic operating room (CTOR).Complete didactic portion of the RNFA class, CNOR, and 120 supervised clinical hours, in addition to passing the CRNFA test within 6 months from the start of the course work.
    • Participates in professional development
    • Performs an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to cardiovascular/cardiothoracic surgeons during surgical procedures in the Cardiothoracic operating room (CTOR).
    • Functions as a member of the cardiothoracic surgical team and contributes to the overall efficiency of the peri-operative department.
    • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
    • Provides First Assistant support in complex cardiac cases and procedures including, but not limited to: cardiac bypass surgery, aorticvalve surgery, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Additionally, responsible for harvesting vessel for bypass procedures.Minimum RequirementsEducation
      • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
        • NursingExperience
          • 2-5 yearsSupervisor Experience
            • No ExperienceLicenses & Certifications
              • RNPreferred RequirementsEducation
                • Bachelor's Degree
                  • NursingLicenses & Certifications
                    • Cert Nurse OR (CNOR)
                      Benefits and Legal Statement
                      BJC Total Rewards
                      At BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
                      • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
                      • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
                      • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
                      • 401(k) plan with BJC match
                      • Tuition Assistance available on first day
                      • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
                      • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
                      • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
                      • Adoption assistanceTo learn more, go to

                        • Not all benefits apply to all jobs
                          The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Belleville , Cardiothoracic - RN, First Assist (RNFA), Healthcare , Belleville, Illinois

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