Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Surgery

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Posted: November 16, 2016
  • Reference ID: 00035-32804
For a limited, time CJW is offering sign on bonuses to nurses who have at minimum 2 years of nursing experience. We are offering $10,000 for night shift and $7,500 for day shift. Current HCA employees do not qualify.

Chippenham Hospital is a 466-bed, acute care facility, located on Richmond's Southside, and centrally located within two hours of the beach, the mountains and Washington, DC. Chippenham Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63 rd on Fortune's 100 , and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

The Joint Commission awarded Chippenham Hospital the Gold S eal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for advanced primary stroke, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, perinatal care, hip and knee replacement and surgical care . We are also a Certified Chest Pain Center and a Level II Trauma Center , which means we provide fast, skilled care in life's most difficult moments.

Additional Information about our Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Operating Room Department:

  • 4 large OR Suites (3 dedicated to cardiac and thoracic surgery; 1 OR dedicated to Robotic surgery for all services)
  • Cardiac cases performed: Coronary artery bypass grafts, Valve repair/ replacement surgery, TAVR's, ECMO and insertion of LVADS
  • Thoracic cases performed: wedge resections, lobectomies and mediastinal biopsies, either conventional approach or using the daVinci robot.
  • Nurses are responsible f or working in a team oriented environment by scrubbing cases
  • Conducted 479 cases in 2016 (323 cardiac and 156 thoracic)
  • Leadership on this unit is dedicated to growing you in your surgical services career, therefore orientation can last up to 6 months depending on experience
  • More information can be found at:

0630 - 1500 (depending on surgery)
On Call required: 1-2 days per week (1500 - 0700) and every third weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) depending on requests as well as staffing
  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
  • BLS Certification
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)
  • CVOR scrubbing and circulating: minimum of 1-2 years of experience (preferred)
  • Minimum of 1 year general surgery experience (required)
  • Requirements for the job include circulating and scrubbing all thoracic and cardiac cases
  • Orientation time line is based on years of experience and ability to perform tasks independently

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