Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the Orange County community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, weâ��ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. Weâ��re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Registered nurses practicing as first assistants in surgery are functioning in an expanded perioperative nursing role.
First assisting behaviors include certain delegated medical functions that can be assumed by the RN who is qualified to practice as an RNFA.
Registered nurse first assistant behaviors in the perioperative arena include, but are not limited to:
Preoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers.
Intraoperative performance of surgical first assistant techniques.
Postoperative patient management in collaboration with other health care providers in the immediate postoperative period and beyond.
Functions intraoperatively as a first assistant at surgery only and not concurrently as a scrub person or circulator.
Required: Diploma or ADN required. Successful completion of an RNFA program that meets the AORN standards for RN first assistant education programs. Preferred: BSN.
Required: 1 year assisting experience Preferred: 3 years circulating experience
Required: RN, BLS and CNOR Preferred: CRNFA
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Lakewood, California
Facility: Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.