Registered Nurse (RN) Peds Cardio Vascular Operating Room (CVOR)

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Dallas, TX

Industry: Healthcare

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Not Specified years

Posted 151 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

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We are looking for Registered Nurse (RN) Peds Cardio Vascular Operating Room (CVOR) Open heart Surgery for our client in Dallas, TX

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Peds Cardio Vascular Operating Room (CVOR) Open heart Surgery

Job Location: Dallas, TX

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • Start : ?ASAP
  • Terms: Permanent
  • ?Shift: Monday-Thursday- 6am- 4pm OR Monday- Friday 10:30am-7pm

Position Summary:

  • The CVOR PEDI (Open Heart) RN (Registered Nurse) performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act, with emphasis on the Open Heart Surgery Patients/Surgical Services.

Duties:

  • Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual OR patients.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process.
  • Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding health care.
  • Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver
  • Participate in Surgical Services specific initiatives and process improvement.
  • Promote a supportive OR environment.
  • Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants, vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse externs.
  • Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients as assigned.
  • Support the mission, vision and values of the organization.
  • Provides pre and post-surgical care of patients ranging from infant to geriatrics who will have (or have had) general anesthesia, epidural/spinal anesthesia and IV sedation.
  • Monitors all patients for airway and pain management.
  • Proficient in interpretation of EKG changes, lab values and hemodynamic monitoring.
  • Provides care to patients receiving high-risk intravenous therapies and blood components.
  • Performs direct patient care in the peri-operative patient with duties related in developing a surgical plan of care throughout the continuum.
  • Following competency verification; may perform and monitor conscious sedation and blood/blood products administration.
  • Propose the plan of care for pre and post-operative/pre and post-procedure patient.

Job Procedures:

  • ll complex procedures
  • Norwoods
  • Tetralogy Fallot
  • Ecmo
  • PDA
  • Arterial Switch

Qualifications:

Licensure/Certification/Registration: 

  • Current American Heart Association BLS provider.

Experience/ Skills: 

  • Minimum of 2yr CVOR of prior experience.

Education:

  • BSN Required within 24 month of hire.
  • Current Texas RN License or valid compact license.