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RN, Registered Nurse - CVOR Lead


CHRISTUS Shreveport / Bossier




CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center


1453 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA  71105
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Oversees and coordinates day-to-day activities of nursing personnel for Cardiovascular surgical team.  The RN utilizes initiative and strives to maintain a steady level of productivity and is responsible for the daily operations and case load for the cardiovascular case load within surgical services.  


  • Graduate of a Registered Nursing program, Bachelor Degree preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years prior cardiac experience, which includes extensive experience, in all of the following procedures stated below.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support
  • Excellent customer service, negotiation, and communication skills
  • Previous healthcare management experience, preferred
  • Responsible for managing the preference cards for CV surgeons
  • Responsible to coordinate with supply chain ensuring supply needs are here and ready for procedures on CV cases
  • Responsible to motivate and encourage a healthy work environment within the CV and OR teams.
  • Assist with planning and ensuring proper assignments for CVOR team.
  • Hours are Monday - Friday 6:00am - 2:30pm
    • Call is required - this will be based on the number of RNs on the team, and is distributed fairly between team members.
    • Heart Holiday Call is required, equally divided among circulators.
    • Heart call team is ALWAYS the back up to general call team as needed.
    • Required to float into other service lines if no heart cases.

Cardiac Procedures:

Adult - 

  • CABG
  • Aortic Valves
  • Mitral Valves
  • Tricuspid Valve Repairs
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements (TAVR)
  • Ascending Aortic Aneurysm Repairs (AAA)
  • Endovascular Procedures (Thoracic)
  • Tevar Procedures
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
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