A Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse provides assistance in surgical services and/or operating rooms. Aids surgeons with surgical procedures, operating cardiopulmonary bypass and heart–lung machines, and administering and monitoring anesthesia during operating procedures. Partakes in cardiovascular patient care, clinical problem solving, quality monitoring and coordination of care. Assures that sterile procedures are followed, all equipment is sterilized and inventoried prior to an operation. Requires RN license.