Position : Registered Nurse - Operating Room
The Cardiothoracic Registered Nurse (RN) is a proficient nurse who is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for a group of population specific patients for the department/unit, from simple to complex, with multi-system issues in a safe and therapeutic environment.
The RN uses knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses data reflective of the patient's status and interprets information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age specific needs.
The RN engages in caring relationships with patient's, families, and significant others, works collaboratively with other health care workers, and uses sound judgments while performing nursing and medical interventions.
The RN adheres to specialty standards and organizational standards, policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols.
Reports to the Director and/or Nurse Manager. May participate in supervision of unlicensed personnel.