Novant Health System RN CVOR in Charlotte, North Carolina


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Job ID 185687 Date posted 11/29/2016

Facility Presbyterian Medical Center

Department Belk Heart - Open Heart Surg

Work Schedule

  • PRN-as needed (flexible)

Location: Charlotte, NC

Job Summary:

The team member's number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families.

The Registered Nurse CVOR serves as a leader of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with physicians and other team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care that promotes optimal health or supports a peaceful death. The Registered Nurse CVOR utilizes best scientific evidence and compassion to assist the patient in navigating their health journey. The Registered Nurse CVOR accepts responsibility, authority, and accountability for management and provision of care in accordance with the current policies and procedures.


  • Education: Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred. BSN preferred.

  • Experience: Cardiovascular surgical experience and OR experience preferred.

  • Licensure/certification/registration: Current RN licensure in appropriate state. BLS Healthcare Provider, ACLS and conscious sedation credentials required. CNOR certification preferred.

  • Additional skills required: Highly trained to perform open-heart surgical procedures. Highly specialized in cardiovascular procedures and acuity, instrumentation, and breadth of knowledge. Ability to manage the increased workload that may be expected in the CVOR. Ability to take high volume of on call for cardiovascular cases. Ability to handle difficult situations and effectively perform under the highest levels of stress. Ability to accommodate varying schedules. Ability to effectively work and manipulate equipment such as tandem heart, balloon pump, cardiopulmonary bypass/heart-lung machines, and perfusion cannulation. Med-Rad injector skills. Be able to perform operations of hybrid CV suite, equipment and bed.

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