RN- First Assist PRN/ Per Diem

Sanford, Florida
Competitive Salary
Oct 10, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
Per Diem
Contract Type

Central Florida Regional Hospital is in in the process of Level II Trauma designation, the first in the area!

The  Registered Nurse First Assist c
loses all wound layers (fascia, subcutaneous and skin), under the direct oversight of the surgeon, places tourniquets and catheters, clamps/ cut tissue and assist in applying wound dressings and drainage.   Provides local infiltration or the topical application of a local anesthetic and hemostatic agents at the operative site. Functions under the direction and supervision of the Circulating RN in accordance with scope of practice.  Provides retraction, manipulation of tissues, hemostasis and other functions to ensure  good visualization of the surgical field and  optimal results for the patient. Performs ligation and approximation of tissues, clamp and electocautery application. Assists in the preparation of surgical patients.  Assists with positioning patients, applications of plaster casts, immobilizers and surgical dressings. Anticipates physician preferences based upon scheduled surgical procedures contributing to achievement of established OR goals/performance numbers and improving patient outcomes. Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting the SCIP and VTE standards of care. Accurately documents the administration of care in the patient record in a timely manner. Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.

Central Florida Regional Hospital utilizes complete computerized charting (Meditech) for patient assessment and care documentation, and eMAR to electronically record medication administration for the delivery of all medications provided to their patients.

Central Florida Regional Hospital is holistically located on Lake Monroe, conveniently connected by I-4 and SR 415, and offers many opportunities for families, such as the nearby Central Florida Zoological Park And Botanical Gardens, and Downtown Sanford with its shops and historic buildings, and in close proximity to Orlandos world famous attractions!

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