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Operating Room Staff RN - Heart Center, Columbus, OH

Organization: Nationwide Children's
Category: Nurse
Location: Columbus, OH
Date Job Posted: March 22, 2021
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Operating Room Staff RN - Heart Center

Requisition ID 2020-26305 Category Nursing


Full-Time, exempt, 40hr/ week, day shift, plus on call requirement

Cardiothoracic OR experience preferred; OR experience required.

The Heart Center Staff RN assists patients to move rapidly, uneventfully, and as effectively as possible through their surgical encounter while maintaining quality and safety as a priority. Delegates, directs, oversees and provides developmentally appropriate patient care. Practices professional nursing and promotes patient advocacy in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and maintains a current Ohio Nursing License.

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  • Uses nursing process, evidence-based practice, and unit specific competencies
  • Effectively relates and interacts with patient, families, and health care team
  • Maintains professional standards by setting professional goals and participating in activities to meet goals
  • Participates in a CTOR Nursing Shared Governance Model
  • Participates in educational activities
  • Participates in research, patient safety and quality improvement activities
  • Provides direct patient care in the operating room as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Participates in on-call coverage for the Heart Center Operating Room
  • Prepares the Heart Center OR(s) for planned and emergency operations as required
  • May perform in the role of RN First Assistant following successful completion of an accredited first assistant program


EDUCATION: Associated Degree in Nursing required; must obtain BSN within 5 years of start date.

LICENSURE: Licensed as a Register Nurse in the State of Ohio

EXPERIENCE: Cardiothoracic OR experience preferred; OR experience required.


  • Must be able to see, hear, stand, walk, speak, read and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation, and care for oneself with little or no difficulty.
  • Must be able to independently lift up to 25 lbs. frequently.
  • Must be able to move or reposition patients of any weight or size with the assistance of another person(s) and/or equipment.
  • The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

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