RN Specialty CVOR
Company: WellStar Health System
Posted on: November 11, 2018
At WellStar we all share common goals. That s what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Cardiovascular OR Specialty Nurse is responsible for implementing the nursing process based on expanded knowledge and experience. The nurse is responsible for providing patient care that is age appropriate, and addresses the biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs of the patient and family/support system. The Cardiovascular OR Specialty Nurse is responsible for delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem, urgent, emergent and life saving situations. In addition, this nurse coordinates surgical suite activities, prioritizes and directs surgical team in emergent situations with ease. She participates and coordinates staff development and professional self-development. This nurse is a role model and team leader who assists others in performing their responsibilities of patient care and organization support and is self-directed. Functions in a full time position during peak surgery hours. Weekday, weekend and holiday call required. Some charge nurse responsibilities may be required.
Required Minimum Education:
The qualified Cardiovascular OR Specialty Nurse is a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia.
Required Minimum Experience:
Five years of recent Cardiovascular OR experience. Competent in functioning independently in multiple complex cardiac procedures and in lifesaving situations. Sufficient experience in a cardiovascular specialty to function in the team leader role and to serve as a resource to peers. Demonstrates excellent skills in circulating role. Dual role of srub and circulating preferred.
The Cardiovascular O.R. Specialty Nurse demonstrates a thorough knowledge of new trends and techniques in Cardiovascular surgery. Ability to multi-task using critical thinking skills anticipates surgeon s as well as surgical team s needs. Capable of prioritizing appropriate patient care in emergency situations. Current CPR certification and participates in annual safety and infection control programs. Emergency call coverage is required for weekdays, weekends and holidays. Attendance and punctuality must be commendable. Must be able to effectively communicate and understand verbal and written English language. Must be able to communicate effectively in a clear, courteous, professional and tactful manner especially in stressful situations. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills. Basic keyboarding skills required. Flexible in hours and work shifts due to need of continued patient care. Must be available for call on weekdays, weekends and holidays.
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Associated topics: ambulatory, care unit, ccu, intensive care, maternal, nurse, psychatric, staff nurse, tcu, unit
Keywords: WellStar Health System, Atlanta , RN Specialty CVOR, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia
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