HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN CVOR in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth Regional Hospital - Full-Time CVOR

TheCVOR Registered Nursedemonstrates critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, and leadership in planning for the care of the patient. The Registered Nurse is responsible and accountable for the planning, directing, and provision of nursing care to patients in accordance with the N.H. Nurse Practice Act, recognized nursing techniques, and both clinical and administrative policies.

  1. Performs a thorough assessment in accordance with unit standards and or patient condition, and based on this assessment, plans and implements care appropriately

  2. Provides monitoring/assessment of the patient receiving conscious sedation in accordance with policy.

  3. Performs circulating duties according to procedure, demonstrating skill and efficiency, displaying the surgical consciousness required within this highly specialized environment.

  4. Performs scrub duties according to surgical protocol.

  5. Demonstrates ability to properly utilize all equipment for specific procedures or seeks appropriate resource.

  6. Assumes responsibility for knowledge of surgical procedures and associated nursing care. Seeks appropriate resource when necessary.

  7. Provides communication/visits peri-operatively to the patient’s family and or significant other.

  8. Demonstrates self-direction above and beyond daily assignments and actively offers assistance to colleagues both within the main OR’s, cardiac OR’s and cath lab department.

  9. Demonstrates ability to accurately and thoroughly complete peri-operative nursing record documentation, i.e. surgical site confirmation, patient identification verification.

    1. Demonstrates collegially behavior of respect and consideration with regard to work environment, i.e. restocking rooms, returning equipment/supplies for other surgical procedures, cleaning work areas/station and or communicate as appropriate.

    2. Assists in data collection and analysis.

    3. Participates in 100% cardiac surgery chart reviews.

    4. Participates in unit specific work groups, independent projects or house wide committees to improve care.

License RN in NH or compact state


Associates Degree required, Bachelor's preferred

Prefer a RN with at least 1 year of CVOR experience.

Title: RN CVOR

Location: New Hampshire-Portsmouth-Portsmouth Regional Hospital - Portsmouth

Requisition ID: 00147-5665