First Assist RNFA CTOR

| St. Louis, MO
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Additional Information About the Role

  • Bonus Eligible
  • Relocatioin
  • Comprehensive Benefits
Overview

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer, women and infants, breast health, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, stroke, therapy, wound and pain management services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Missouri Baptist is the first and only hospital in St. Louis County to be named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a health care organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. This recognition has been accomplished by less than nine percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Role Purpose

Performs an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to cardiovascular surgeons during surgical procedures in the Cardiothoracic operating room (CTOR). Complete didactic portion of the RNFA class, CNOR, and 120 supervised clinical hours, in addition to passing the CRNFA test within 6 months from the start of the course work.

Responsibilities
  • Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Performs an expanded perioperative role as a first assistant to cardiovascular/cardiothoracic surgeons during surgical procedures in the Cardiothoracic operating room (CTOR).
  • Functions as a member of the cardiothoracic surgical team and contributes to the overall efficiency of the peri-operative department.
  • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
  • Provides First Assistant support in complex cardiac cases and procedures including, but not limited to: cardiac bypass surgery, aorticvalve surgery, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Additionally, responsible for harvesting vessel for bypass procedures.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's - Nursing
  • 2-5 years
  • RN

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree - Nursing
  • CNOR
Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer
More Information on BJC HealthCare
BJC HealthCare operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in St. Louis, MO. BJC HealthCare was founded in 2022. It has 16620 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 54 open jobs at BJC HealthCare, click here.
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