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Staff RN CV Surgery OR FT; 40 hrs/wk $7000. SIGN ON BONUS FOR EXPERIENCED CVOR RN (8128)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the Children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Staff RN who prescribes, delegates and coordinates professional nursing care to pediatric patients through the use of nursing process and in accordance with hospital policy/procedure. Meets job specific standards. Demonstrates competency in identified skills for area.   Performs surgical functions with specialty fields (e.g., Cardiology) in the operating room.  On call responsibilities vary depending on department.

We offer a Transition to Pediatric Nursing: Adult to Pediatric Nursing program for nurses who have worked a minimum of one year with adults. The program is designed to teach you everything you need to know about pediatric nursing and culminates in eligibility for national certification as a pediatric RN.

 Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



1.        Conducts individualized age-specific patient/family preoperative assessments upon admission according to defined standards. Ongoing patient/family assessments/reassessments are completed according to the appropriate CPG, PNDS or protocols and unit standard of care.

         Collects and documents data related to patients physical, mental, developmental, emotional and social condition.

         Demonstrates age-specific competency in assessment of patients by the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patients needs, knowledge of growth and development, and understanding of the treatment or procedure needed.

         Circulates and scrubs procedures following AORN guidelines/standards.(OR staff only)

         Assesses patient/family need for education and uses an individualized approach in delivery style.

         Performs ongoing reassessment based on unit standards, CPGs, PNDS goals and changes in patient condition. Reports changes to the appropriate persons (MD, supervisor, family) as indicated.

         Prepare surgical room including gathering equipment and supplies based on assessment needs and physicians preferences.


2.        Develops individualized patient/family plans of care using CPGs, PNDS goals or protocols to meet physical, psychosocial, developmental and educational needs. Revises plan of care based on patient condition and in collaboration with appropriate disciplines.

         Utilizes assessment data from the healthcare team to individualize appropriate goals and actions for the patient.

         Utilizes individualized surgical and medical assessment data to develop patient/familys plan of care.

         Formulates goals and outcomes based on assessment data.

         Revises plan of care based on patients condition, interdisciplinary input, and family needs.

         Demonstrates ability to prioritize patient interventions based on assessments/reassessments.


3.        Implements surgical nursing actions in accordance with the patient/family plan of care and patient condition/needs.

         Participates in pre-approved specialty surgeries and maintains up-to-date knowledge and skills on specialty processes and procedures

         Incorporates critical thinking into the delivery of clinical skills and in analyzing patient response to tests, labs, medication, treatments and procedures.

         Demonstrates surgical and clinical competences for designated specialties by administering interventions and performing surgical assessment on behalf of the according to identified standards and age specific needs.

         Uses appropriate resources (policy/procedures, supervisor) when unsure of skill/task to be performed or analyzing patient responses.

         Provides and/or coordinates with other disciplines patient/family education according to identified care needs, considering assessment of patient/familys readiness to learn.

         Accompanies patients/family to room to help facilitate patient flow.

         Evaluates nursing actions to include patient/parent response and progression toward goal/ outcome, revising as necessary.

         Maintain active participation on the cardiac specialty service team


4.        Ensure documentation reflects assessment /evaluation, modification, and patients response to therapeutic interventions, procedures, and changes in condition.

         Enter patient information into medical record follow hospital policy.(date, time, use of appropriate abbreviations, and legibility)

         Completes computerized documentation prior to OR/ in the OR or in the PACU depending on area the assigned area,(procedure time(emergency med sheet, allergies, immunizations, etc)

         Completes and verifies order entry, including surgical consents.

         All documentation is accurate and completed within a timely manner.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



Performs other duties assigned.

         Accepts assignment to mentor student nurse observation in unit.

         Accepts assignments to share knowledge and provide clinical support as a preceptor for new staff.

         Professionally seeks out opportunities to help teammates during shift as needed.

         Accepts and completes other assigned tasks in a professional manner.

         Answers phone in a timely and courteous manner.



  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
  • Minimum 1 year of RN experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Experience with pediatric patients preferred
  • Previous experience with EPIC preferred
  • Previous Cardiac scrub experience preferred


  • Must possess a current valid Nebraska RN license/RN Compact license required
  • Must be certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support required
  • Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required, within 6 months of hire
  • Current and valid certified nurse operating room (CNOR) is preferred


  • Frequent call-back required

Job Details

Date Posted May 16, 2019
Date Closes August 14, 2019
Requisition 1130-1311
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Operating Room
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
0630-1700/0800-1830; Call and rotating Holiday responsibilities
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Nursing
  • Pediatric Care

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