Staff Nurse III (First Assistant Certification) Pediatric Surgery CV - Texas Medical Center

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
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Current nursing licensure in the State of Texas. Certification as an operating room nurse. Completion of RNFA program and certified as a RNFA.


Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing plus two year of nursing experience, OR,
Associates degree in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing plus four years of nursing experience, OR, Nursing diploma (three-year program) plus three years of nursing experience. Completion of a RNFA, Certification of RNFA


Minimum Experience:

RN First Assistant Certification required 

Two (2) years of nursing experience with a BSN.
Three (3) years of nursing experience with a Nursing Diploma.
Four (4) years of nursing experience with an ADN.

Two years of operating room experience preferred.  

Knowledge of nursing functions in the care of a surgical patient to include preoperative, intra operative and post operative.

Extensive knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of congenital heart surgeries patients and procedures a plus.  

Pediatrics experience preferred.

Advanced interpersonal ability necessary to routinely interact with high-risk families.

High analytical ability to assess patient’s needs and exercise professional judgment in the establishing of a nursing plan.
Must be CPR certified.




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