Nurse, RN, Cardiac Operating Room (OR), Days (Medical / Surgical)
Nemours - Wilmington, DE

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Nemours is seeking a Cardiac OR Nurse to join our team in Delaware.

As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states: Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report , this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations. Extending the world-class care of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital, Nemours duPont Pediatrics provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

To keep pace with the changing health care environment and build a healthier future for our children, Nemours has embarked on a multi-phase expansion to create a children’s hospital like no other in the region. Upon completion in June 2014, the hospital will include private patient rooms, a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and a new expanded Emergency Department.

A registered nurse who is responsible and accountable for assessing, planning and providing care to the operating room patient. Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of the Nemours Foundation.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Assesses and documents initial and ongoing patient needs and problems.
  • Formulates nursing plan based on patient needs and surgical intervention planned.
  • Responds promptly and positively to patients and associates; respects confidentiality of patients and co-workers.
  • Provides a clean, quiet and secure operating room.
  • Follows cost control practices. Monitors usage of supplies and equipment to eliminate waste.
  • Demonstrates sterile technique and has excellent working knowledge of instrumentation and operating room equipment.
  • Understands congenital heart disease malformations and cardiac surgical interventions.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the surgical care of all age groups: neonates, infants, toddlers, school-aged, adolescents and adults.

  • Education, Training and Experience
    • Operating Room experience, perferrably in cardiac and/or pediatrics.
    • Must be a strong scrubbing and circulating OR nurse.

    Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
    • Current Registered Nurse License in the state of Delaware.

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