Registered Nurse (RN-CN1), CVOR, First Shift, ONA

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) for the Operating Room for First Shift 7:00a-7:30p at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The CVOR RN will assist with a multitude of cardiac specific operations including CABG, valve repair/replacement, aortic aneurysm repair/replacement, aortic dissection, ECMO, TAVR, lead extraction, & others. The CVOR RN works with a dynamic team covering a multitude of cases from day to day. They should be flexible and have critical thinking skills to adapt to an ever-changing work environment. A standard workday includes 12 working hours during the day and some sort of call overnight on varying nights of the week.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

Unit Details
  • Enjoy a dynamic environment that includes a multitude of cases ranging from transplants to ECMO.
  • Learn about heart transplant surgeries using state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Be a part of a small team that wants to help each other succeed.


The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.

  • Prepares, implements, evaluates, revises and coordinates interdisciplinary plan of care for each assigned patient in a collaborative effort with the other healthcare team members and patient/family within the time frame indicated by unit's standards of practice.
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care, and demonstrates ability to establish priorities of care based on patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.
  • Nursing process is accurately and concisely documented, including evaluation of treatment and in accordance to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Acts as a resource person and mentor for new personnel, floater, and/or supplemental staff working on the unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • 1-2 years of CVOR experience required.
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Associate of Science in Nursing, required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, preferred
  • Current OH RN License


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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at