Date Posted
04 / 12 / 2021
Hours Required
40 hours(cardiac & OR scrub exp. required)
Operating Room
Bachelor's Degree Preferred
Mount Auburn Hospital - Cambridge, MA

Cardiac OR Registered Nurse

Mount Auburn Hospital - Cambridge, MA


1. Provides competent compassionate nursing care based on scientific principles and the use of the nursing process.

2. Collaborates with other professionals and directs nonprofessional nursing personnel in maintaining recognized standards, policies, and procedures.

3. Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and skills based on current nursing and health care practices by maintaining CEU requirements for Board of Registration in Nursing eligibility.

4. Administers medication according to nursing/hospital/unit policy/procedure without errors.

5. Assesses patients needs, plans nursing care, implements the plan of care, and evaluates results as evidenced by documentation in accordance with the policies and standards set by the Nursing Department.

6. Provides and documents education to patients and their significant others.

7. Maintains BCLS certification and attends annual education fair.

8. Maintains unit competencies.

9. Performs the circulating and scrub roles for the following procedures representative of MAH Surgical Services specialties:

Vascular: Fem-pop bypass AAA Carotid A-V Fistula Vein ligations

Neuro: Lumbar laminectomy Cervical laminectomy Craniotomy Burr holes V-P shunt

Plastic/Hand: Mini-fragment set External fixation Microscope Breast reduction Implants ORIF

Gyn: Laparoscopy Ectopic Ovarian cystectomy, oophorectomy D&E equipment Hysteroscopy

ENT: Tracheostomy Nasal Bleeds Sinus endoscopy Mastoidectomy Stapedectomy Laryngoscopy Tonsillectomy Myringotomy/tubes

Ortho: Richards hip ODC A/O Synthes Arthroscopy ORIF ACL

GU: Lithotripsy: electrohydrolic, ultrasonic Cysto, Retrogrades, TUR, continuous flow Ureteroscopy, stents Radical prostatectomy Brachytherapy Circumcision

General: Lap Chole Bowel resection Organ harvest Breast surgery Hernia repair Port-a-cath

Cardiothoracic: Bronchoscopy Thoracoscopy Thoracotomy Pacemaker Assists in preparing for CABG, MVR Scrubs to hold heart Identifies/reviews location of supplies Ophthalmology: Cataract Entropion repair R&R Podiatry Laser Surgery: GYN GU ENT Ophthalmology





1. Knowledge of nursing process, theories, and clinical expertise related to patient care, normally acquired through the completion of a nursing training program at an NLN accredited school of nursing.

2. Current registration in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

3. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families, and a multidisciplinary team of health-care personnel to resolve complex problems.

4. Able to acquire, through training programs and continuing education, technical knowledge related to their area

5. BSN preferred.