RNFA in Platinum Medical Staffing Leonardtown, MD

Website Platinum Medical Staffing

This Job listing is about Platinum Medical Staffing in Leonardtown, MD 2022 exclusively on q4jobs.com

About Us

Platinum Medical Staffing is a local staffing agency in Maryland. We are a professional organization seeking a RNFA with 2 or more years of Experience in the operating room.

  • Applicants must be CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE FIRST ASSISTANT***

Position: RNFA

Position Summary

The RNFA will be responsible for assisting in operations, under the supervision of surgeons. RNFA may, in accordance with state laws, help surgeons to make incisions and close surgical sites, manipulate or remove tissues, implant surgical devices or drains, suction the surgical site, place catheters, clamp or cauterize vessels or tissue, and apply dressings to surgical site.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Verify the identity of patient or operative site.
  • Monitor and maintain aseptic technique throughout procedures.
  • Cover patients with surgical drapes to create and maintain a sterile operative field.
  • Coordinate or participate in the positioning of patients, using body stabilizing equipment or protective padding to provide appropriate exposure for the procedure or to protect against nerve damage or circulation impairment.
  • Maintain an unobstructed operative field, using surgical retractors, sponges, or suctioning and irrigating equipment.
  • Prepare and apply sterile wound dressings.
  • Apply sutures, staples, clips, or other materials to close skin, facia, or subcutaneous wound layers.
  • Discuss with surgeon the nature of the surgical procedure, including operative consent, methods of operative exposure, diagnostic or laboratory data, or patient-advanced directives or other needs.
  • Determine availability of necessary equipment or supplies for operative procedures.
  • Clamp, ligate, or cauterize blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry, using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, or electrocautery equipment.
  • Assess skin integrity or other body conditions upon completion of the procedure to determine if damage has occurred from body positioning.
  • Assist with patient resuscitation during cardiac arrest or other life-threatening events.
  • Obtain or inspect sterile or non-sterile surgical equipment, instruments, or supplies.
  • Operate sterilizing devices.
  • Pass instruments or supplies to surgeon during procedure.
  • Monitor patient intra-operative status, including patient position, vital signs, or volume and color of blood.
  • Assist in the insertion, positioning, or suturing of closed-wound drainage systems.
  • Assist members of surgical team with gowning or gloving.
  • Gather, arrange, or assemble instruments or supplies.
  • Coordinate with anesthesia personnel to maintain patient temperature.
  • Adjust and maintain operating room temperature, humidity, or lighting, according to surgeon’s specifications.
  • Assist in applying casts, splints, braces, or similar devices.
  • Transport patients to operating room.
  • Remove patient hair or disinfect incision sites to prepare patient for surgery.
  • Incise tissue layers in lower extremities to harvest veins.
  • Postoperatively inject a subcutaneous local anesthetic agent to reduce pain.
  • Insert or remove urinary bladder catheters.
  • Assist in volume replacement or autotransfusion techniques.
  • Maintain scheduling communications with the appropriate internal and external persons.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in an ambulatory or surgical setting
  • Possess an ability to function in a high stress, physically demanding setting
  • Knowledge of healthcare regulations and preventative measures (HIPAA confidentiality, infection spread, etc.)
  • Exemplary customer service experience including client relationships and job knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise manual dexterity, control precision and arm-hand steadiness accurately
  • Ability to be empathetic with patients; ability to maintain confidentiality

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee must be able to communicate and follow directions well. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

*** MUST HAVE ORTHOPEDIC EXPERIENCE ***

  • Applicants must be CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE FIRST ASSISTANT***
  • To apply: Please submit all job applications through our online portal at: https://platinummedicalstaffing.com/
  • Note This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

JOB DETAILS
Company: 
Platinum-Medical-Staffing-Jobs
Vacancy Type: 
Full Time 
Job Location:
Leonardtown, MD
Application Deadline:
N/A

Apply Here

q4jobs.com