Department Information: We perform over 400 cardiac surgeries per year. Our heart team includes 5 cardiac thoracic surgeons, 7 RNS, and 3 Techs. Our team has a versatile skillset and most members are able to function in multiple roles within the operative team. Our vision is paramount in everything we do -- to provide world-class cardiac care for our patients so that they can live extraordinary. Our staff members and experienced doctors, combined with our 35-year history, make us a leader for heart health in our region.
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New procedures happening at MCR: Trans catheter aortic valve replacements, convergent procedures (Collectively with our OR and Cath Lab), single port lobectomy
Position Requirements: 2 years of perioperative nursing experience required At least 1 year of experience in Hearts required BSN preferred Completion of nationally-recognized RNFA (Registered Nurse First Assistant) program, including NIFA.
Our RN First Assistant will also float outside of CV, as well as function in the scrub role as required by department needs. (70% RN First Assist, 30% Scrub)
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