Registered Nurse (RNFA) 1st Assist - Bariatric Program (Part Time Days)

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick

Job Description


Assist under the direction of the primary operating surgeon in the Perioperative care of the patient undergoing a surgical experience. The RNFA uses the nursing process in the formulation of the plan of care. The RFNA functions within the policies and guidelines established by the facility and reports directly to the Surgical Unit Manager. The RNFA is an expanded role of the registered nurse and is accountable for exemplifying leadership and professionalism in the implementation of the role.


  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing


  • Minimum of 24 months preoperative experience, both scrubbing circulating
  • Satisfactory completion of State approved RNFA program
  • Certification in Perioperative Nursing (CNOR); certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, basic life-saver (CPR-BLS)
  • Accumulation of 150 contacts hours of continuing education every 5 years
  • Successful completion of all Orientation Programs

Additional Information:

teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need. At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.

RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital).

We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:

Medical/Dental/Vision plans

401 (k)

Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off

Short & Long Term Disability

Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer