RN-First Assist or Certified Surg Tech - First Assist

2018-R0191693 Requisition #
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Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

Job Responsibilities
As a Registered Nurse or Surgical Tech, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.

Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
    1. Performs First Assistant responsibilities in the surgical setting

    1. Circulates and scrubs for specialty procedures, as well as, other OR procedures.


    1. Takes “call” as assigned.


    1. Participates in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department


    1. Demonstrates work practices consistent with Alegent Health and department-specific safety, security and infection control policies.


    1. Assess patient’s pain and establishes an acceptable pain level.   Responds and intervenes to verbal and non-verbal pain.


    1. Complies with internal and external regulations, policies, and procedures.  Participates in achieving nursing division goals and supports shared governance structure.

Job Requirements
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.

Additional requirements for this role include:








Diploma from an accredited school of nursing or Surgical Technology Program. 


Has successfully completed a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) program that includes

didactic and at least 135 hours of clinical component.








Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Masters’ Degree in a related health care field.. 






3 years of perioperative nursing experience in both a scrub and circulating role preferred.




Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.




About Us

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

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Nicotine Policy

CHI Health (Nebraska) has implemented a nicotine free work policy and will consider only qualified nicotine free candidates. As of March 1, 2019, cotinine (nicotine) will be added to the list of substances screened for during the post offer, pre-employment testing for all external job candidates offered employment. A positive result for cotinine (nicotine) will eliminate eligibility for employment consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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