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RN Registered Nurse First Assistant / Physician Assistant

Company: Temple University Hospital
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

RN Registered Nurse First Assistant / Physician Assistant- Surgery Division- 40HR Day Shift (7a-3:30p)- Temple Univ Hospital
Performs role of surgical assistant for a variety of surgical procedures under direct supervision of attending surgeon. Performs role of circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse when required. Assesses patient status, maintains a safe care environment, manages equipment use and delegates/directs care provided by Surgical Technologists and other support personnel.


Bachelors Degree : Nursing or Physician Assistant (Required)

Other : Graduate of accredited school of Nursing; successful completion of additional educational preparation specific to the role of the RNFA including a supervised clinical component. OR Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program (Required)


3 Years experience in a perioperative RN role or Physician Assistant (Required)

General Experience demonstrating skills in intraoperative nursing behaviors - handling tissue, using instruments, providing exposure, providing hemostasis. (Required)


BLS - Basic Life Support (Required)

CNOR - Certified Nurse Operating Room (Required for RN)

RN-LIC - PA Registered Nurse License (Required for RN)

Pennsylvania Physician Assistant license (for Physician Assistants)

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Preferred)

CFA - Certified First Assistant (Preferred)



Keywords: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia , RN Registered Nurse First Assistant / Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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