RN Surgical First Assist Job at Northwest Medical Center Houghton, Tucson, AZ

  • Northwest Medical Center Houghton
  • Tucson, AZ

Job Description

This is a full time RN- First Assist position working days in our OR department at Houghton Hospital.

$15,000 Sign-on bonus offered to eligible RN's! 

This is a full time position working a day shift in the main Operating Room at Northwest Houghton Hospital

Our Northwest Houghton Hospital features 4 OR's providing general surgery services and well as orthopedic , podiatry, and Endoscopy / GI services. Evaluates perioperative patients and plans, implements and documents surgical nursing care. Performs surgical procedures under supervision of a surgeon. Functions in a scrub and circulating nurse role. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associate's degree, certification as a registered nurse first assistant (CRNFA), certification in perioperative nursing (CNOR), and at least 2 years of operating room experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements


Required : Associates or Diploma in nursing program

Preferred : Bachelor's degree in nursing

Experience :

Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred for PRN 2 years in PACU required


Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license

Certification as a registered nurse first assistant (CRNFA), certification in perioperative nursing (CNOR), and at least 2 years of operating room experience

 American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS , ACLS & PALS


As a core employee with Northwest Healthcare, you will be eligible for competitive base pay, night shift incentives, and a robust total rewards compensation package. Included in our benefits package includes some of the following: health insurance, dental, vision, 401K, PTO and more! You can also qualify for tuition assistance and a loan reimbursement program up to $20,000K for qualified programs. Apply to learn more!

Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.




Job Tags

Full time, For contractors, Relocation bonus, Shift work, Night shift, Day shift,

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