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RN First Assist- Samaritan OR- Full-time Sign-on Bonus Job in Ashland, Ohio US

Job Summary

University Hospitals Health System
Ashland, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
1+ to 2 Years
Job Reference Code

RN First Assist- Samaritan OR- Full-time Sign-on Bonus

About the Job


The NFA works under the supervision of the attending physician to assess manage and evaluate the surgical patient during the perioperative period.  The RNFA provides technical 1st and 2nd assistance for surgical procedures. Applies the nursing process in all facets of the nurse first assistant role. Displays knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human body while delivering safe patient care. Establishes and maintains a safe perioperative procedural environment. Offers education development opportunities to residents, nursing staff, students and any other appropriate persons in the specific surgery and patient management. Utilizes ongoing data collection perioperative, procedural, and follow-up information to aid in research care studies that promote effectiveness and quality of patient care.


Graduation from an accredited RN Program.

Completion of state approved RNFA program.

Exception to qualification, A registered nurse first assistant who was authorized by the Ohio Board of Nursing to practice as a registered nurse first assistant prior to April 1, 1998 and who holds as of October 1, 1998 certification as a CNOR.

Minimum of two years perioperative nursing experience.

$8000 sign-on bonus for 1+ years of RNFA experience: $4000 paid after 90 days of employment and $4000 paid after 365 days of employment


Call is required and you must report to hospital within 30 minutes or stay in the call room if out of this range.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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