CVOR Registered Nurse - Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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  • Direct Hire
  • 1
  • Never
  • 2-5 years
  • Green Card, US Citizen

Job Description

CVOR Registered Nurse – Trident Medical Center, Charleston, SC

Full-time days (rotating weekends)

 

Trident Medical Center offers critical care services and 24/7 Hospitalist and Intensivist programs. Trident Medical Center is a five-star recipient for cardiovascular, neurosciences, critical care and patient safety outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This achievement is part of new findings and data featured in the Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation.

The Operating Room Registered Nurse CVOR Lead will provide professional surgical nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process, collaborating with other members of the health care delivery team, including physicians, to assure quality health care. The Operating Room Nurse assumes the responsibility for ensuring effective communication with the surgical technologists, the other Registered Nurses, the surgeons, the patients and their families, as well as the other members of the surgical team.

 

What you will do in this role:

• You will provide assistance in emergency procedures as well as elective and scheduled cases

• You will work alongside surgical teams to ensure that patients receive the best possible care

• You will serve as a liaison between the surgical team and the patients' families

• You will be responsible for organizing supplies needed for patients

• You will assess patients before, during, and after surgery and maintain a sterile operating room

• You will perform count procedures to protect patient from unintended retained foreign objects as well as perform interventions necessary to ensure the patient’s procedure is performed on the correct site, side, and level

• You will perform interventions throughout the surgical procedure to maintain the status of the patient’s genitourinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological systems, and fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances at or above baseline levels

• You will administer medications in accordance with physician orders

• You will actively involve patient or designated support person in decisions affecting their post perioperative plan of care and the rehabilitation process

 

Qualifications

• Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing: Associate's Degree in Nursing or higher is required

• Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state which you practice and/or hold an active Compact/Multi-State RN license

• Current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required

• Minimum of 1-year previous experience of Perioperative Nursing is strongly preferred

Lead Nurse for the Open Heart team MUST HAVE 2+ years’ experience in CVOR 
 
Additional information:
• Number of CVOR rooms: 2
• Number of CV procedures: 1-2 daily

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