WellStar Health Systems RN CVOR Cardiovascular Operating Room AMC Homebase in Marietta, Georgia

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RN CVOR Cardiovascular Operating Room AMC Homebase

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Marietta, GA


Kennestone Hospital

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Full/Part Time:





Cardiovascular Operating Room



Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow. WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evident by being recognized three years in a row nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

Kennestone Regional Medical Center

Kennestone Regional Medical Center is located in Historic Marietta, Georgia, just minutes north of Atlanta. Our 633 bed, Level II Trauma Center, supports a state-of-the-art cancer center, cutting edge neuroscience program and a comprehensive top-ranked cardiovascular program. We believe in a team-centered approach in everything we do and with every patient that we serve. Our smoke-free campus provides an atmosphere where patients and team members can breathe easy, while promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Functions under the direction of the Department Manager and Clinical Coordinator. The Cardiovascular OR Specialty Nurse is responsible for implementing the nursing process based on expanded knowledge and experience. The nurse is responsible for providing patient care that is age appropriate, and addresses the biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs of the patient and family/support system. The Cardiovascular OR Specialty Nurse is responsible for delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem, urgent, emergent and life saving situations. In addition, this nurse coordinates surgical suite activities, prioritizes and directs surgical team in emergent situations with ease. She participates and coordinates staff development and professional selfdevelopment. This nurse is a role model and team leader who assists others in performing their responsibilities of patient care and organization support and is self-directed. Functions in a full time position during peak surgery hours. Weekday, weekend and holiday call required. Some charge nurse responsibilities may be required.

Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred

Required Minimum Experience: Five years of recent Cardiovascular OR experience. Competent in functioning independently in multiple complex cardiac procedures and in lifesaving situations. Sufficient experience in a cardiovascular specialty to function in the team leader role and to serve as a resource to peers. Demonstrates excellent skills in circulating role. Dual role of scrub and circulating preferred.

Required Minimum Certification: Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.

Required Minimum Skills: The Cardiovascular O.R. Specialty Nurse demonstrates a thorough knowledge of new trends and techniques in Cardiovascular surgery. Ability to multi-task using critical thinking skills anticipates surgeon’s as well as surgical teams needs. Capable of prioritizing appropriate patient care in emergency situations. Current CPR certification and participates in annual safety and infection control programs. Emergency call coverage is required for weekdays, weekends and holidays. Attendance and punctuality must be commendable. Must be able to effectively communicate and understand verbal and written English language. Must be able to communicate effectively in a clear, courteous, professional and tactful manner especially in stressful situations. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills. Basic keyboarding skills required. Flexible in hours and work shifts due to need of continued patient care. Must be available for call on weekdays, weekends and holidays.

WellStar Benefits include:

  • Concierge Services: Employees use the free concierge service to take care of day-to-day errands such as dry cleaning pick-up, oil changes, grocery shopping, assist in researching and arranging travel plans, and helps with planning family events.

  • Health Coverage: Competitive healthcare premiums and coverage for employees and dependents. Bariatric surgeries performed within the WellStar network are covered 100%. Employees have access to our on-site pharmacy for prescriptions at discounted rates and the use of payroll deduction.

  • Work-Life Balance Programs: WellStar’s commitment to your work-life balance is shown by offering flexible schedules, telecommuting, job sharing, and flex time. We offer on-site child care, backup care and elder assistance care.

  • Wellness Programs: Employees can stay active by using our on-site fitness center with discounted fitness classes. We provide a weekly farmers basket program that lets employees buy fresh local produce at an average price of $16.00 or less a basket.

  • Recognition Programs: Employees receive recognition through several WellStar programs; The Winners of WellStar (WOW) program lets employees recognize and reward their peers with awards and gifts.

  • Parental Benefits: Full-time employees receive 120 hours of paid maternity or paternity leave; benefit eligible part-time employees receive 60 hours for the birth or adoption of a child. Adoptive parents can receive $10,000 in adoption benefits per child, with a total lifetime benefit of $20,000.

  • Additional Benefits: Education and tuition assistance programs, employee/employer contribution pension plans, and on-site dining options for convenience.

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.