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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.