Ref No.: 19-05387
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Position Title: Staff Nurse- Cardiac/Thoracic

Manager: Stanley D. Bartlett Dept: Perioperative Services, Adult OR Location: Augusta Medical Center
Cost Center: 196602

1. General job duties. Types of procedures required.
Open heart, pacemaker, laser lead extraction, VATS, thoracotomy

2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.)
Computerized charting (surginet), TMR laser

3. Required skills and minimum years of experience.
Cardiac/Thoracic 3 years experience

4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)

5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?)
Day shift 0630 – 1500, call (weekday & weekend) rotated among 3 cardiac/thoracic nurses

6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)

7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
2 cardiac/thoracic ORs & 22 total ORs

8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only)


9. Dress Code:
OR scrubs provided.

10. Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program.
Teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center with 22 total operating rooms, unit orientation with nurse educator
and cardiac/thoracic charge nurse.