Prime Healthcare

RN– First Assistant (FA, RNFA) - Per Diem/PRN/Variable

Facility Providence Medical Center
US-KS-Kansas City
Position Type
Per Diem


Providence Medical Center

Being committed to excellence and award-winning patient care, Providence Medical Center offer a wide array of diagnostic and Medical.   This Faith-based hospital provides an extensive Services from emergency services, general surgery, heart and vascular care, The Spine Center, The Joint Center, and Maternity Services. 


Providence Medical Center, a Healthgrades “America’s Top 250 hospital” is accredited by the Joint Commission and a member of Prime Healthcare.  Founded in 1920, Providence is community hospital has a rich history of caring for patients in the Western Kansas City area.  


As an employee you will be given the opportunity not only to give our patient’s exceptional care but, the ability to grow within an organization that strives to give back to the community in which they serve. 


We are committed to providing Outstanding Benefits to our employees see just some of the benefits we offer:


  • Outstanding Medical Benefits
  • Competitive Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Ongoing Education
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance
  • and so much more….



Come Join a Team of dedicated Healthcare Workers!!!                                                   



The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) role is an expanded perioperative nursing role and includes performing first assistant activities in collaboration with the surgeon and other team members. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Active communication with the surgeons and team members
  • Handling tissue and providing exposure
  • Using instruments and suturing
  • Providing hemostasis during surgeries
  • Practice at the direction of the surgeon in a controlled environment


Providence Medical Center is looking for experienced Nurses for our Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) role.    


Variable Shift/Per Diem/PRN – 12hr – 12hr Weeks


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Education and Work Experience

  1. Current and valid state RN License. BSN Preferred.
  2. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. ACLS Preferred.
  4. PALS Preferred.
  5. Five years experience in an acute care operating room in the scrub and circulator roles. Preferred competence in the first assistant role foropen heart, major thoracic and vascular surgery. Experience in the first assistant role for other specialties.
  6. Completion of a recognized training program in an RN First Assistant Program.
  7. Certification as an RN First Assistant within one year following meeting the required hours for certification


We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:




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