Advanced Practice Provider - Registered Nurse First Assistant
Full-Time - Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4pm - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
The cardiac Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) works in collaboration with the cardiothoracic surgeons of Abington – Jefferson Health to serve the needs of patients in the operating room. This position is responsible for first assisting in the cardiac OR. CT surgery experience with vein harvesting strongly preferred. This position has on-call responsibilities of 1 day per week and 1 weekend per month minimum depending upon current staffing. A Physician Assistant-C with strong CT surgery experience will be considered. He/she reports to the Clinical Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Chief of Cardiac Surgery. Provides care to adult and geriatric population.
3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse in Cardiology or Cardiothoracic Surgery required.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania required.
CRNFA certification preferred. Physician Assistant-C with relevant experience will be considered.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare providers, hospital personnel, patients and families.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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