Position : Ccardiovascular operating room nurse
Active RN license, BSN degree preferred
Minimum 1-2 years professional nursing experience, operating room experience preferred
Hold the Basic Life Support Certification; hold the CNOR, ACLS and/or PALS Certifications preferred
Excellent attention to detail needed in ensuring patient safety and quality monitoring
Strong organizational skills needed in coordination of care across the CVOR
Integrates and internalizes theoretical knowledge into clinical expertise
Develops focused assessment and critical thinking skills and utilizes evidence-based research to guide practice and enhance positive patient outcomes.
Develops and modifies individualized plans of care; communicates changes in the plan of care to the patient and healthcare team.
Collaborates with the Pre-operative care RN to assess the holistic patient needs and procedure requirements and performs ongoing assessments and documents changes from base line status.
Develops, implements and communicates a plan of care that prescribes the nursing actions and priorities to achieve the patient plan of care goals.
Responds to comfort needs of the patient and patient/family requests for health information
Uses principles of aseptic practice in varying situations and monitors compliance within the surgical team. Initiates corrective action when breaks in techniques occur.