Nurse Manager, Cardiac Surgical Services

Norfolk, VA
Apr 12, 2019
Apr 26, 2019
Full Time

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - NURSING

Required: Operating Room - 3 years, Supervisory - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Leadership, Mgmt of Staff Resources, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is hiring a Cardiac OR Nurse Manager!

Sentara is recognized as one of the best employers in 2018 by Forbes! The Sentara Heart Hospital is located on the Campus of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, is Magnet Status & Level I Trauma Facility. The Heart Hospital is a destination medical center nationally known for offering quality comprehensive heart care from advance diagnostics and imaging to minimally invasive heart procedures, heart surgery, and Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart transplants. The Sentara Heart Hospital consistently ranks among the nation's top heart programs in U.S. News & World Report. Sentara Heart Hospital has 115 all-private rooms, 62 pre/post procedural rooms for patients undergoing interventional cardiac procedures and several outpatient cardiac clinics.


Clinical Nurse Manager has 24/7 responsibility/ accountability for daily operations of the 5 operating rooms and will oversee 70 direct reports

Supervision of patient care for patient safety, high quality outcomes/care & exceptional patient/family experiences/staff mentorship

Developing & monitoring departmental budget, payroll processes, & purchasing equipment/supplies & achieve departmental/financial goals

Interviewing, hiring, developing, performance reviews, and retaining staff with the goal of developing a highly reliable work team

Teamwork/ collaboration with leaders

Cardiac Surgical Department Overview:
We are made up of five operating rooms with one being a hybrid OR. We handle
8+ OR cases daily.

Nurses work with a multi-disciplinary team of Cardio-thoracic Surgeons, OR attendant, Surgical Techs, Surgical Assistants, Per fusionists, Anesthesiologists, Cardiovascular Technologists, and Physician Assistants.

The cardiovascular operating room nurse works as part of the surgical services and operating room teams that treat open-heart (cardiovascular) patients.
  • Prepares OR Room, ensures equipment and medications are available for the operating room team
  • Reviews patient's chart
  • Assesses patient upon admission and through procedure
  • Prep and positions patient in OR
  • Administers medication, monitor vital signs during procedure
  • Documents information
  • Provides a call report to the ICU floor nurse after the surgical procedure
  • Prepares OR for the next case

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Relocation assistance is available !

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Master's level degree in nursing preferred.


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