Johns Hopkins Medicine RN First Assistant - Operating Room in Bethesda, Maryland

RN First Assistant - Operating Room

Requisition #: 160307

Location: Suburban Hospital,

Bethesda, MD

Category: Nursing

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: Oct. 6, 2017

Suburban Hospital is part of the prestigious Johns Hopkins Health System that employs more than 20,000 people. Upon joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Johns Hopkins career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations, and the health insurance industry.

We offer a competitive total compensation package, are located just outside of the D.C. metro area, and have diversely growing opportunities to advance your career.

The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) will be working within the Operationg Room,which features 11 fully equiped surgical rooms, including two open heart suites, a cystoscopy suite, and a dedicated ophthalmology suite.

The RN First Assistant (RNFA) renders direct patient care as part of the perioperative role by assisting the surgeon in the surgical treatment of the patient.


  • An Associate's degree in nursing is required and BSN is strongly preferred.

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland is required.

  • Previous experience as a First Assistant is required


  • Full Time, 40hrs per week

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.