Cardiac Operating Room, Nurse Manager, Pediatrics (MSN, CNOR, CRNFA)

Wilmington, DE, 19803
Nov 26, 2017
Dec 26, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Nemours is seeking a Cardiac OR Nurse Manager to join our team in Wilmington, DE.

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC’s Magnet® Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. In October, we will complete a multi-phase hospital expansion that will include new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

First assist, scrubs or circulates for cardiac surgical procedures under direct supervision of the surgeon. Determines staffing decisions, call coverage, orders implants/supplies/instruments, enters OR patient charges, provides orientation of new staff and completes yearly evaluations. Participates in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate with the goals of the Nemours Foundation.

Essential Functions – These responsibilities are of utmost importance and the department can’t function without them
  • First Assist, scrubs or circulates for cardiac surgical procedures under the direct supervision of the surgeon. Responds to and provides direction during emergency situations.
  • Provides leadership and direction to patient care team members in accordance with organizational goals. Orients new hires. Orients CICU nurses to procedures at bedside
  • Provides nursing coverage for procedures done in cardiac OR, CICU. Hybrid cases in Cath lab, PDA ligations at outlying hospitals and Non- Cardiac/ Cardiac Anesthesia cases. Plans Cardiac OR Nursing schedule with 24 hour call coverage.
  • Provides leadership and direction for interviewing and selection of patient care team members. Listens to staff’s suggestions and implements change if needed. Determines ways to provide the best patient care with the best staff satisfaction. Completes yearly evaluations and performance plans.
  • Supervises coordination of equipment and supply purchases. Orders cardiac instruments, implants, disposables. Creates instrument set information in SPM. Maintains implant log and Cryofreezer with Blood Bank.
  • Enters charges for cardiac procedures in Epic. Creates CDM and Lawson #’s for service.
  • Works on special projects like build of cardiac OR rooms or implementation of Blue Bin
  • Huddles with Cath lab Nurse Manager on a daily basis. Ensures the continuous assessment and improvement of quality patient care.
  • Masters degree in nursing required
  • Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Nursing license. Perform procedures in all 3 states
  • Must be an experienced Pediatric Cardiac OR Nurse
  • Experience in scrubbing, circulating and first assisting complex congenital heart procedures
  • First Assistant preferred
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours is committed to focusing on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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