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

Rochester, NY


Collaborates with the surgeon and the healthcare team in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient. Practices perioperative nursing and must have acquired the necessary knowledge, skill & judgment specific to clinical practice in the operating room and in the RNFA role. Practices in collaboration with and at the direction of the surgeon in the operative phase of the perioperative experience. Performs duties of OR staff RN when not assigned in RNFA role-NYS license as a Registered Professional Nurse. Completion of an accredited RN First Assistant course. Robotic surgery experience preferred. Proficient in perioperative nursing practice-preferred scrubbing and circulating experience. No weekends, but will have evening call and rotating holiday requirements. CNOR required. Combined Circ/Scrub and RNFA role.


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: $ 33.00 - $ 42.90 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: FT/PT positions available, D/E/N, 8/10/12 hour shifts.