Children''s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics CVOR Staff Nurse - Critical Care in Kansas City, Missouri

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Job Responsibilities:

Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City seeks an experienced Operating Room RN for an opportunity within the Cardiovascular Operating Room of the Ward Family Heart Center, the premier high-volume pediatric heart program in the Midwest.

Critical care registered nurses provide illness management and health promotion for patients and families who require intensive care. Critical care registered staff nurses utilize the nursing process and knowledge of scientific principles to provide safe, high quality, comprehensive, and age appropriate nursing care for their assigned patients in the intensive care areas of the hospital. Critical care registered staff nurses provide patient and family education and advocate for their needs while coordinating patient care with nonprofessional personnel as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent

  • Direct care nurses hired without a BSN hired on or after September 1, 2013, are required to enroll in an academic program in order to complete their BSN degree requirements within 5 years of their hire date

  • Staff Nurse II's must submit an ADVANCE portfolio by December 31 annually to maintain their current status

  • Previous CVOR or OR experience preferred

  • Bachelors degree (BSN) preferred

  • No experience necessary/ on-the-job training

  • Current professional nursing license in MO and KS

  • 1-2 years of surgery experience preferred

  • Speciality Nursing Certification encouraged for all eligible nurses (preferred)

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