Beebe Healthcare
July 11, 2024
Lewes, Delaware
Job Type



  • Hospital-Main Campus
  • Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 12 hour shift - Days with on-call
  • OR
  • 7801


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Job Description

Why Beebe?Become part of the Beebe team - an inclusive team positioned in a vibrant, coastal community. Enjoy a fulfilling career as you support the health of our patients and a team focused on excellence.


Join our Nursing Team and Cultivate your Career:
At Beebe, we care about your professional nursing path and want to foster the growth and development of your career.  Whether you decide to further your education, gain professional certifications, learn a new specialty area, educate or lead – we support it all.  We do so by offering a nursing graduate residency program, clinical ladder, professional certification reimbursement, certification preparation curriculums, generous tuition assistance, flexible scheduling and shared governance where you can help guide nursing professional practice and have a voice as a bedside nurse.


In addition to competitive compensation and wellness benefits (medical, dental, vision and prescription) Beebe Healthcare also offers:

  • Sign-on and Referral Bonuses for select positions
  • Tuition Assistance up to $5,000
  • Paid Time Off
  • Long Term Sick accrual
  • Employer Contribution Plan
  • Free Short and Long-Term Disability for Full Time employees
  • Zero copay for drugs on prescription plan for certain conditions
  • College Bound 529 Savings Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Beebe Perks via WorkAdvantage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pet Insurance


Join Our Team as a Cardiac Surgery RN and Excel in Perioperative Excellence!

Are you a skilled and compassionate RN with a passion for cardiac surgery? We are seeking a dedicated Cardiac Surgery Registered Nurse to join our team and deliver exceptional perioperative and cardiovascular care to our surgical patients.

About the Role:

As a Cardiac Surgery RN, you will:

  • Demonstrate clinical competence and expertise in perioperative and cardiovascular nursing.
  • Utilize the nursing process—assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation—to deliver comprehensive care to surgical patients.
  • Provide specialized care tailored to the unique needs of cardiac surgery patients, ensuring optimal outcomes and patient satisfaction.


  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of cardiac anatomy and physiology by accurately assessing the patient's perioperative status and selecting correct procedural supplies and equipment to provide the optimum level of care.
  • Demonstrates competency in performance of scrub and circulating roles during cardiac procedures. Understands and utilizes established guidelines for operation of autoclaves and steris units--performs daily A-Test/Biological tests as required; performs proper care, handling, and assembly of instruments for processing; ensures complete/thorough documentation of all flash and steris cycles as per protocol.
  • Accepts personal accountability for proper handling, judicious use, and optimum care of all department supply, instrument, and equipment inventory.
  • Utilizes the nursing process throughout the perioperative setting per patient assessment--collecting, interpreting, recording, and communicating pertinent data relevant to patient care in surgery; care planning--utilization of collected data to plan appropriately for intraoperative nursing care; implementing--provides direct patient care to meet physical and psychological needs; evaluating care--continuously evaluates patient response to nursing intervention and modifies care plan to achieve desired outcome.
  • Demonstrates and conveys theoretical knowledge and skills related to perioperative nursing care--understands the "why" concept as well as the "how" process.
  • Thorough/Accurate/Complete documentation of intraoperative patient care.
  • Understands / Demonstrates / Conveys knowledge related to proper intraoperative patient positioning related to accessing all areas for the successful introduction of cardiac and perfusion lines.
  • Assists with completion and accuracy of surgical sponge, sharps/miscellaneous items, and instrument counts as per established policies and guidelines.
  • Assists with maintenance of up-to-date preference sheets in conjunction with the cardiac team leader to reflect changing preferences and elevation in procedure complexity.
  • Effectively demonstrates critical thinking, prioritization of duties, and time management skills throughout the perioperative arena.
  • Responds quickly and efficiently in emergent situations to expedite the highest level of patient care with minimal advanced notice or preparation. Consistently maintains awareness of patient status and responds to changes in a timely manner.
  • Maintains accuracy with patient charge process, cost efficient usage of case supplies, and ensures all pertinent data is provided to post case data personnel to facilitate a time efficient billing process. Strives to ensure efficiency in turn around time between procedures--readily available; communication with OR Desk/Charge RN and/or department Nurse Manager; gross cleaning of body fluid spills to confine contamination throughout the procedure; prioritization of case completion process; assists with room clean up tasks as necessary; prioritizes case set up process toward maximum efficiency.
  • Successfully achieves all additional Clin Ladder II responsibilities as per BMC guidelines.


  • Cardiovascular experience is required.
  • Must possess current hospital experience (within the past 5 years) or be a new graduate (within the last 2 years).
  • Must complete Point of Care Testing training as part of Department Orientation.
  • Must be knowledgeable regarding the nursing process and its application--assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Competencies Skills

* Experience In Hospital Or Acute Care Setting
* Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
* Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
* Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
* Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
* Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records


* RN - Registered Nurse
* BLS - Basic Life Saving certification


* RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program

Salaries starting at

USD $38.00/Hr.

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