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Registered Nurse - CVOR - Operating Room - CVOR

Company: Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - CVOR - Operating RoomBASIC FUNCTION:# The Open Heart Surgical Assistant performs a variety of duties and procedures as incident to the surgical procedure as designated by the surgeon and consistent with their individual credentials. The surgical assistant practices under the supervision of the surgeon during the intraoperative phase of the perioperative experience. The surgical assistant must have obtained the training and ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon and other team members such as perfusion and anesthesia with respect to the particular surgical procedure. SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY:# None NATURE AND SCOPE:# This position interacts with the Surgeon, nursing and other medical staff, patients and families. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:# Supports the mission, vision and values of the hospital. Responsible for working in a safe and protective manner at all times keeping in mind that safety and environmental hazards are the responsibility of all employees for themselves, other staff members and patients. Determines specific equipment needed per procedure.# Reviews surgical permit to confirm procedure and identify special needs.# Drapes the patient within the surgeon#s guidelines.# Provides retraction of tissue and organs for optimal visualization by the surgeon.# Assists in maintaining hemostasis by direct pressure, using and applying appropriate surgical instruments for the task.# Maintains integrity of the sterile field.# Assists in resuscitation of patient during cardiac arrest or other life threatening events in the OR.# Performs other duties and procedures as directed by the surgeon and in accordance with their individual credentials.# Attends in-services and is compliant with essential education without prompting from manager.# Performs other duties as assigned.# # CORE COMPETENCIES:# Ability to stay calm in stressful situations. Ability to stay focused during an entire shift. Long periods of standing and walking are required. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:# Must have and maintain one of the following credentials: 1)## Certified first assist (CFA), or certified within one (1) year of graduation date if a new graduate from accredited school. 2)## Certified surgical tech (CST) with 3 years# experience, or certified within one (1) year of graduation date if a new graduate from accredited school. 3)## RN first assist (RNFA). 4)## Physician Assistant (PA-C) with specific training or RN with 3 years# experience in surgical assisting. Current Basic Life Support certification from AHA or Professional Rescuer. ACLS preferred.# CNOR preferred. CCIRH IS A DRUG AND NICOTINE FREE WORKPLACE

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Open Heart Surgical Assistant performs a variety of duties and procedures as incident to the surgical procedure as designated by the surgeon and consistent with their individual credentials. The surgical assistant practices under the supervision of the surgeon during the intraoperative phase of the perioperative experience. The surgical assistant must have obtained the training and ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon and other team members such as perfusion and anesthesia with respect to the particular surgical procedure.

SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY: None

NATURE AND SCOPE:

This position interacts with the Surgeon, nursing and other medical staff, patients and families.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Supports the mission, vision and values of the hospital.

Responsible for working in a safe and protective manner at all times keeping in mind that safety and environmental hazards are the responsibility of all employees for themselves, other staff members and patients.

Determines specific equipment needed per procedure.

Reviews surgical permit to confirm procedure and identify special needs.

Drapes the patient within the surgeon's guidelines.

Provides retraction of tissue and organs for optimal visualization by the surgeon.

Assists in maintaining hemostasis by direct pressure, using and applying appropriate surgical instruments for the task.

Maintains integrity of the sterile field.

Assists in resuscitation of patient during cardiac arrest or other life threatening events in the OR.

Performs other duties and procedures as directed by the surgeon and in accordance with their individual credentials.

Attends in-services and is compliant with essential education without prompting from manager.

Performs other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Ability to stay calm in stressful situations.

Ability to stay focused during an entire shift.

Long periods of standing and walking are required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Must have and maintain one of the following credentials:

1) Certified first assist (CFA), or certified within one (1) year of graduation date if a new graduate from accredited school.

2) Certified surgical tech (CST) with 3 years' experience, or certified within one (1) year of graduation date if a new graduate from accredited school.

3) RN first assist (RNFA).

4) Physician Assistant (PA-C) with specific training or RN with 3 years' experience in surgical assisting.

Current Basic Life Support certification from AHA or Professional Rescuer.

ACLS preferred.

CNOR preferred.

CCIRH IS A DRUG AND NICOTINE FREE WORKPLACE

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, Palm Bay , Registered Nurse - CVOR - Operating Room - CVOR, Healthcare , Vero Beach, Florida

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