South Bend, IN

Job Description

RN – Surgery CVOR

Location: South Bend, Indiana

Our Client’s Cardio OR Team is expanding and we are looking for an RN with Cardiovascular Surgery experience for their cutting edge program within this Level II Trauma facility. The RN Surgery will Implementing and evaluating individualized plans of care by assessing the needs of patients and initiatives. This role will be working in a patient care environment that requires physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, and certain undesirable patient care activities. May be exposed to bio-hazards. Must be able to report to work location within 30 minutes when on call.

This position will serve on the Open Heart team, which offers a variety of services, some including the newest technology available. Open Heart is one of the foundation service lines that provides a variety of cardiothoracic procedures and works in conjunction with Cath Lab, Interventional Radiology, and Trauma Services to ensure patient need requirements are met.

Required Experience:

  • Current Indiana RN License
  • BSN or obtain BSN within 3 years of employment as RN
  • 2 year minimum Cardiovascular experience with ability to circulate and scrub being essential
  • 3 year Operating Room experience
  • Ability to take call 2-3 nights per week and every 3rd weekend
  • Demonstrates a high level of knowledge and competency in performing nursing care procedures, assessments, treatment and techniques.
  • Demonstrates advanced analytical skills necessary to solve complex problems and make decisions related to patient care.
  • Demonstrates the interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patients, visitors, physicians and others.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Requires an understanding of the need to be responsive and reasonably adaptable for scheduling purposes, when necessary, due to extenuating circumstances in support of co-workers and department functions.
  • Requires the ability to work independently, take initiative and be self-motivated.
  • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Experience with Cerner. Experience with Interventional Radiology procedures is PREFERRED

$10k Signing bonus with 2 years of Cardio OR experience and a 2 year employment commitment. Another $3/hour is added to pay once RN has completed surgery orientation.

Our Client’s mission is to enhance the well-being of the communities we serve as the community’s provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services. The goal is Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value, easy access and convenience, outstanding patient experiences and ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community.

The CVOR is an elite team within the Surgical Services Department. Leadership is dedicated to establishing positive work-life balances for the staff on this team. There are always opportunities for career advancement. Memorial offers classes to obtain CVOR at no charge to the RN after two years of employment.

South Bend is a unique area that hosts Notre Dame University. There is lots to do outdoors and is only an hour from Chicago lending to being the best of both worlds including a very reasonable cost of living


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