RN First Assistant - FT AM/PM - Loma Linda
This position will support LLUMC's strategic plan and the organization's mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. The RN First Assistant (RNFA) for robotic surgical procedures performs first assistant duties for adult patients undergoing surgical procedures in the operating room at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) and LLU Heart and Surgical Hospital as specified in the designated standardized procedure. Practices under the direct supervision of the surgeon who has privileges in robotic-assisted surgery and in accordance with designated standardized procedures. Performs other duties as needed.
Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction.Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; work independently with minimal supervision. Associate degree in Nursing required. Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred. One year experience as registered nurse in a clinical setting similar to assigned area required. Active California Registered Nurse license required. Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) certification required. Basic Life Support Certification and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification required.
An outgrowth of the original Sanitarium on the hill in 1905, the present 11-story Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) opened on July 9, 1967. With the completion of the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital (LLUCH) in late 1993, nearly 900 beds are available for patient care, including at Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus and Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center (LLUBMC). Loma Linda University Health Care (LLUHC), a management service organization, supports the many programs and services provided by our 400+ faculty physicians. LLUMC operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care and outpatient surgery and is recognized as the international leader in infant heart transplantation and proton treatments for cancer. Each year, the institution admits more than 33,000 inpatients and serves roughly half a million outpatients. LLUMC is the only level one regional trauma center for Inyo, Mono, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.
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