RNFA—Employment Opportunities and Salary
Specialized nurses like RNFAs are in great demand nationwide.
They can be employed by:
- An institution
- A surgeon or group
- Self-employed as an independent contractor
Others work as:
- Educators in RNFA programs
- Health care administrators
- Liaisons who coordinate patient care and provide assessment
RNFAs practice under their own nursing license and the credentials and practice requirements of their facility. The RNFA's scope of practice is regulated by each state's Nurse Practice Act; the state Board of Nursing can provide an RNFA policy.
The average RNFA salary in the U.S. is $67,000, and many positions include a signing bonus.