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Assistant Registered Nurse (RN) - First Assist
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
Fairfax, VA



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    Not-For-Profit HospitalShort Term Acute CareTeaching Institution174 bedsMagnetEpic Systems CorporationNurse Residency Programs


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  • Registered Nurse (1 year)
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The Labor and Delivery Unit at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is seeking an RNFA to join our team!
Schedule: full-time, night shift with 3 x 12 hour shifts per week one week and 2 x 12 hour shifts the next, totaling 5 x 12 hour shifts per pay period. Hours are from 7:00pm to 7:00am
Sign-On/Relocation Bonus Information: This position is eligible for a competitive Sign-On Bonus. Candidates who are relocating 50 miles or further are also eligible for relocation assistance.
The Labor and Delivery unit at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital located in Fairfax, Virginia has recently undergone a beautiful renovation. Our unit consists of thirteen private labor and delivery rooms, an eight-bed triage/PACU area, and three operating rooms. The types of patients range from low risk deliveries to high-risk patients with pre-existing multisystem medical and obstetrical problems. The usual staffing assignment consists of 1 RN for 2 laboring patients and change to 1 nurse to 1 patient based on acuity and phase of labor. The team is committed to meeting the highest standards in quality care and patient experience and is proud of their continuing Magnet status and recently earned a High-Performing rating for the first edition of Best Hospitals for Maternity by U.S. News & World Report.
The RN First Assistant provides a safe/therapeutic core by collaborating with surgeons and healthcare teams in performing safe operations with optimal patient outcomes. Practices preoperative nursing and works collaboratively with others while having respect for and an understanding of other clinical disciplines. Utilizes standards, guidelines and pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and enhance outcomes. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice while serving as a resource, preceptor and mentor.
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is a top-ranked 182-bed acute care community hospital serving the rapidly growing suburbs of Northern Virginia. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is committed to providing safe care, excellent service and is continuously striving to improve each patient's unique experience. That's why every patient we serve is a VIP – a Very Important Patient.

- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Competitive paid time off (PTO) accruals that increases with tenure
- Seven annual holidays in addition to your PTO
- Competitive 401k match
- Educational assistance
- Student loan assistance up to $10,000
- Paid parental leave
- Inova Scholarship for dependent children of Team Members pursuing health degrees
- Dedicated onsite EAP counselors at each of our hospitals
- Free parking for all Inova team members at all Inova locations
- Experience: 5 years of Perioperative Nursing practice as both a scrub and circulating nurse. In the case of less than five years of experience, three recommendations from practicing Surgeons and demonstrated clinical practice.
- Education:- Successful completion of an RFNA program that meets AORN recommended education standards for RN First Assistant programs.
- BSN from an accredited school of nursing. If RN has an Associates Degree (ADN); must complete BSN within 24 months of start date.

- Certification: - CNOR
- ACLS from the American Heart Association

- License: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Virginia or hold a privilege to practice in the State of Virginia under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC)
Risha BSN, RN
Risha BSN, RN
Inova Job ID #652292. Posted job title: registered nurse first assistant (rnfa) labor and delivery


Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

4.6rating(19 reviews)
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Loved the staff there, very open and willing to help when available. Accommodated with work schedule and times off when needed. Have gotten better with patient ratios 1:4

ED - Emergency Department (RN)
Review of Inova Fair Oaks Hospital on Jul 14, 2024
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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
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  • Not-For-Profit Hospital
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • Teaching Institution
  • 174 beds
  • Magnet
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • Nurse Residency Programs
ADDRESS3600 Joseph Siewick DrFairfax, VA 22033
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Inova Health System

3.7rating(3 reviews)
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Post Partum (RN)
Review of Inova Health System on Dec 3, 2023
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