Operating Room - Cardiac - Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) - Registered Nurse, Level II

Rochester, NY


Collaborates with the surgeon and assists the surgical team in performing cardiac operations with optimal patient outcomes. Applicants must have the necessary knowledge, skill, and judgment specific to that of an experienced OR nurse. Role includes the performance of OR staff RN duties when not assigned in RNFA role. NYS Registered Professional Nurse license is required. CNOR certification is required. Completion of an accredited RN First Assistant course is required. Must be proficient in perioperative nursing practice - preferred cardiac scrubbing and circulating experience. Vein harvesting experience required.


Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing. Applicants will have a minimum of 6-12 months of RN experience. This position assumes the charge nurse role, actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $36.74 - $47.76 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Perioperative Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: Perdiem positions available, D/E, 8/10/12 hour shifts. Rotating evening call. No weekends or holidays.