Kettering Health Network

  • RN First Assist

    Posted Date 4 months ago(3/14/2019 1:42 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Type
    First Shift
    # of Openings
    Shift Time
    80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0
  • Overview

    Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of eight hospitals, and over 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio’s leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 12,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health Network is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.


    Responsibilities & Requirements

    RN First Assist (RNFA) job duties:

    • Assists physicians in surgery and may perform specific significant surgical tasks under professional supervision.
    • Surgical tasks include, but are not limited to, opening and closing surgical sites, exposure of the surgical site, harvesting grafts, dissecting tissue, removing tissue, implanting devices, and altering tissues.
    • Under professional supervision, the RNFA performs task which include, but are not limited to, applying and removing splints and/or casts, placing Foley catheters, placing IV’s, placing arterial lines, administering local anesthesia, and other such procedures as requested and necessary.


    Applicants Must Have:

    • Current RN license in State of Ohio
    • Minimum of 24 months RN experience in an OR required.
    • Successful completion of approved RNFA course
    • Current BLS certification
    • ACLS, NRP, and PALS as determined by unit scope of practice

    Preferred Qualifications

    Achievement of CNOR certification, CRNA preferred



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