May 05, 2022

Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Surgery

  • Community Health System
  • Fresno, CA, USA
PRN General Nursing Cardiology

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiac Surgery

Requisition ID 2021-23787 Category Licensed Nursing Positions Shift Type PRN Shift 12 Hour Shift Schedule Days Facility Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Location US-CA-Fresno Posted Date 3/24/2022


*All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis CA*

As a nurse in one of our operating rooms, you will have the unique opportunity to partner with highly skilled surgeons and guide staff though multiple disciplines, develop close relationships with specialists and anesthesiologists alike, and be able to make a difference in the lives of thousands. You can expect to see the following types of cases: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) on and off pump, Aortic Valve replacement(s) (both SAVR and TAVR), Mitral Valve Replacements and Repairs and many more.

Community Regional Medical Center is the largest of our three main hospitals and the flagship hospital of the Central Valley. This academic-affiliated, Level 1 Trauma Center is located on a 58-acre campus in downtown Fresno. It features one of the largest and busiest emergency departments in California as well as a comprehensive burn center. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients.

We know that our ability to provide the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff. Because of this, we provide unique benefits like free concierge services to run your errands while you work and well-being support through on-demand resources, as well as excellent retirement options and core benefits. Financial benefits are important too, and outside base compensation, we provide relocation bonuses if you are moving to our wonderful community.


In this role you will promote and coordinate high quality standard peri-operative care for the Cardiac patient, in conjunction with surgeons, anesthesia, perfusion, ancillary and support staff.

You will provide direct patient care in the surgical environment and works collaboratively with the surgeon and other team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Works under the direct supervision of the surgeon during the intraoperative phase.

The role of the clinical nurse is to deliver patient care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient needs with the highest professional standard while promoting nursing excellence through continued education and research



  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred
  • Minimum 1 – 2 years recent experience
  • California RN state license
  • BLS Certification
  • Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required upon entry or transfer into job.
  • Ability to Scrub and Circulate Cardiac Cases
  • Ability to take On-Call during the week and some weekends


  • CNOR – Certified Nurse, Operating Room
  • Experience in electronic medical records
  • CVOR Scrub experience

Please note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.

Please note: If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires.

Candidates must also meet current bonus requirements to be eligible.