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Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)

Healthcare Resources Group of GA, LLC
Coatesville, PA
March 17, 2023

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Seeking a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) to functions in an expanded role as a Surgical First Assistant for an independent academic medical center providing comprehensive acute care, rehabilitation, behavioral and occupational health services

Salary negotiable based on experience. Full-time position with Full benefits and Relocation Assistance


Assists surgeons working interdependently and under their direction. Functions include, but are not limited to:

Preoperative skin preparation, positioning the patient, draping the patient, providing homeostasis, providing exposure, properly handling tissue, properly using instruments, suturing, cleaning surgical area and application of dressings, and other duties as requested by the surgeon that fall within the scope of licensure. RNFA under physician supervision performs the following functions. Performs preoperative patient assessments, performs discharge summary dictation and is the contact point among in-house and community referral physicians, patients and their family members, and surgeons. Performs surgical preparatory procedures (eg foley catheter insertion). Assists in transporting the patient postoperatively, communicates information to the post anesthesia care unit. (PACU)


Education: Graduate of a School of Professional Nursing. Minimum Education - Associate Degree.

CNOR certification

Graduate of an RNFA program accepted by the Certification Board Perioperative Nursing

Clinical experience preferred. Licenses/Certificates: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in good standing for the state of Pennsylvania required. AHA BLS Required.