Texas Oncology is looking for a Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) to join our team! This position will support the Medical City Dallas location. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.
Why work for us?
Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.
The ideal candidate for the Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) will have the following background and experience:
3+ years of experience
Current certification for Certified First Assistant (CSFA) by NBSTSA
RN Degree; RNFA Designation.
What does the Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) position do?
The registered nurse in the operating room will provide therapeutic and quality care to all patients during the pre-, intra-, and post- operative phases.
The surgical assistant shall be familiar with and ab able to:
Providing visualization and positioning of the operative site by the following:
Proper positioning will be able to use the equipment necessary to assist the primary surgeon with procedures related to breast of the breast and surrounding tissue.
Appropriate placement and securing of retractors with or without padding
Packing with sponges
Digital manipulation of tissue
Suctioning, irrigating, or sponging
Manipulation of suture materials (e.g., loops, tags, running sutures)
Proper use of body mechanics to prevent obstruction of the surgeon's view
Utilizing appropriate techniques to assist with closure of body planes
Utilizing running or interrupted sutures with absorbable or nonabsorbable material of wound layers, including muscle and fascia.
Utilizing subcuticular closure technique with or without adhesive skin closure strips
Closing skin with method per surgeon's directive (suture, staples, etc
Postoperative subcutaneous injection of local anesthetic per surgeon's directive
Selecting and applying appropriate wound dressings, including the following:
Liquid or spray occlusive materials
Absorbent material affixed with tape or circumferential wrapping.
Immobilizing dressing (soft or rigid)
Provide education for across the continuum of care from time of consultation through surgical procedure through long term follow-up and survivorship.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
US Oncology, Inc.