WellStar Health Systems Registered Nurse (RN) CVOR in Marietta, Georgia
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 most integrated healthcare provider 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.
Registered Nurse (RN) PRN CVOR Functions under the direction of the Department Manager and Clinical Coordinator. 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
lifesaving 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 selfdevelopment.
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: Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited
school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum 2 years diversified nursing experience preferred. Competent in functioning independently in multiple
complex procedures and in lifesaving situations. Demonstrates excellent skills in a nursing role. Dual role of scrub
and circulating preferred.
Required Minimum Certification: Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS card from the
American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.
Required Minimum Skills: 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.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Job ID 2020-45918
Position Type PRN
Department Cardiovascular Operating Room
Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital
Category Nursing: Direct Care