Nurse Specialist CVOR

Children's of Alabama Birmingham, AL
Job Details

Graduate of accredited School of Nursing

BLS certification is required

Licensure is required

Education

* Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.

Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries

* Current BLS Certification required.

* Current Alabama Registered Nurse License required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Knows AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice and is an expert in the Principles of Sterile Technique.

* Knowledgeable regarding specialized CV instrumentation and maintenance.

* Knowledgeable about the heart lung bypass machine functionality, tubing, and circuit connections.

* Knowledgeable about implants and requirements for preparation and implantation.

* Demonstrates understanding of hemodynamic parameters and uses this knowledge to anticipate needs.

* Demonstrates interpretation of electrocardiographic information to continually access patient needs.

* Is able to focus on patient safety during all phases of the preoperative, intraoperative, and immediate postoperative process as the ultimate patient advocate.

* Has the ability to be flexible and versatile while maintaining a calm demeanor.

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