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Registered Nurse (RN) - First Assist - $28-43 per hour

Company: UT Health East Texas
Location: Tyler
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

UT Health East Texas is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) First Assist for a nursing job in Tyler, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: First Assist
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    Overview----Advancing Healthcare--Together ---The Future of Healthcare--is--in East TexasRepresenting the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 70 clinics across east Texas.--With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed inpatient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service.Uniquely positioned to be the healthcare leader in East Texas through a partnership with the University of Texas, we care for our patients, their families and each other. We do so while training and educating the caregivers of the future. UT Health East Texas brings world-class healthcare to the region making the quality, size, location and diversity of the system an ideal opportunity for those interested in the future of healthcare. ----------------TitleRN First AssistantJob CodeRNS000000UnitUT TylerDepartment Number/ Cost Center5198/6102Department NameSurgeryGrade24FLSA StatusNon ExemptReports ToClinical ManagerDate Revised1/28/2021--POSITION SUMMARY:The CRNFA practices in collaboration with and at the direction of the surgeon during the intraoperative phase of the perioperative experience DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:-------------- The CRNFA applies the nursing process in all facets of the nurse first assistant role.-------------- The CRNFA exercises critical thinking skills in all aspects of the RNFA role.-------------- The CRNFA establishes and maintains a safe perioperative environment-------------- The CRNFA is able to provide technical first assistance to the primary surgeon in the operating room and throughout the perioperative period.-------------- The CRNFA works as a professional colleague with the physician and to enhance the effectiveness of patient care.-------------- Provides good customer service by utilizing good communication skills and technical knowledge to ensure UT Health and departmental objectives are maintained.-------------- When not in the FA role has the ability to either scrub or circulate.-------------- Provides FA training, precepting, mentoring, peer review, and in-service education.-------------- Attends weekly huddle and in collaboration with the Clinical Manager and charge nurse, assigns FA's for case coverage.-------------- Participates in quality monitoring and performance improvement activities.-------------- Monitors and evaluates emerging technologies and new products to determine risks and benefits to patient and health care organization.-------------- Recommends and initiates policy and practice changes based upon evaluation of outcomes.-------------- The CRNFA influences multidisciplinary relationships by enhancing collaborative processes.-------------- Other duties as assignedAbout UT Health East TexasArdent Health Services--prides itself in--quality health care--by--investing in--people, technology, facilities and--communities, to--produce--extraordinary results.----To date, those investments total more than $1.4 billion since 2001. From newly constructed facilities and expanded services to lifesaving technology and outstanding opportunities for employees, Ardent is committed to providing its hospitals and clinics the tools they need to succeed.--Recapitalized and supported by the financial strength of Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company and leading real estate investment trust, and Equity Group Investments, a private investment firm founded by Sam Zell more than 45 years ago, Ardent is expanding its network and bringing its unique combination of resources and proven management expertise to new communities.---------Ardent includes: 4,718 licensed beds,--More--than 1,000 employed providers,--and--$3 billion in revenues.-------Healthcare systems within Ardent include:-------BSA Health System--- Amarillo,--Texas---------Seton Medical Center--- Harker Heights,--Texas-------Hillcrest Healthcare System - Oklahoma--(8 Hospitals) - Hillcrest Medical Center, Hillcrest Hospital South, Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital, Bailey Medical Center, Hillcrest Hospital Cushing, Hillcrest Hospital Claremore, Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta, Hillcrest Hospital Pryor-------Lovelace Health System - Albuquerque, New Mexico--(5 Hospitals) ---Lovelace Medical Center, Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, Lovelace Women's Hospital, Lovelace Westside Hospital, Lovelace Regional Hospital-------UT Health - East Texas--(9 Hospitals):--UT Health,--Tyler, UT Health North Campus--Tyler, UT Health East Texas--Long-Term Acute Care, UT Health East Texas Rehabilitation--Center, UT Health Athens, UT Health Carthage, UT Health Henderson, UT Health Jacksonville, UT Health Pittsburg-------Americas Division-----Hackensack Meridian Health - Mountainside Medical Center (Montclair, New Jersey) and Pascack Valley Medical Center (Westwood, New Jersey)--The University of Kansas Health System, St. Francis--Campus--(Topeka, Kansas)----Portneuf Medical Center--(Pocatello, Idaho)--Benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Life insurance
    • Continuing Education
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Discount program
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Vision benefits

Keywords: UT Health East Texas, Tyler , Registered Nurse (RN) - First Assist - $28-43 per hour, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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