Job Function: PeriOperative
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Stanford Health Care
Palo Alto, California, United States (on-site)
19 days ago
Frederick Health Hospital
Frederick, Maryland, United States (on-site)
24 days ago
Stanford Health Care
Palo Alto, California, United States
Spotlight Preferred
19 days ago
Job Type
$84.84 - $97.87
Area of Focus
Operating Room
Min Experience
2-3 Years
Min Education
Associates Degree
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Hourly Wage
Academic Medical Center
Job Function


Stanford Nurses are recognized as bold leaders, compassionate healers, educators, and mentors, providing the highest standards of excellence in care while generating long-term impressions that continue to set SHC apart as the best place to work and thrive. Stanford Nursing offers a wide array of career advancement opportunities and access to the latest technologies and healthcare innovations. It boasts a workplace culture that encourages personal growth and work-life balance while honoring its commitment to delivering evidence-based, patient-centered care.

Stanford's Cardiovascular Operating Room is globally recognized with a long history of excellence in surgical care. As a pioneer in heart transplant surgery, Stanford surgeons performed the first successful heart transplant in the United States in 1968, cementing Stanford’s reputation as a leader in cardiovascular medicine. In 1981, Stanford performed the first successful heart-lung transplant. Currently, Stanford ranks #1 in the US for Transplant Rate, #1 for Graft Survival Rate at the 1-year mark, and #1 in California for Organ Acceptance. Our nurses are trained with state-of-the-art technology and equipment allowing them to fully contribute as members of a multidisciplinary surgical team. Stanford CVOR nurses are highly skilled, dedicated professionals who are committed to providing exceptional care to patients undergoing complex cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgeries.

The Clinical Nurse (CN) is an RN who provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence-based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the CN performs all steps of the nursing process, including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications. The CN partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided.

The Clinical Nurse is responsible for his/her own professional development, including licensure, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, and maintaining current knowledge regarding the assigned patient population.

As a member of the nursing profession, the Clinical Nurse contributes to the profession of nursing through such activities as teaching others, sharing expertise In unit or hospital.

Please note: A Nurse who voluntarily agrees to work in a "weekends only" position is not eligible for premium pay under Section 17.2.
Our Clinical Nurse (RN) job classification is represented by the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA). CRONA is an independent union for Registered Nurses at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Health Stanford. For more information, please visit the CRONA website at

NOTE: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification may be required by the cost center in which the position resides. Please check AskHR for a complete listing of those cost centers requiring the ACLS certification.


Education Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Able to communicate effectively in English.
  • 3-5 years of circulating experience within CVOR
  • Scrubbing experience preferred 

Licenses and Certifications

  • Current American Heart Association Certification for Basic Life Support for Healthcare
    Providers .
  • CA-RN (Registered Nurse) .
Job ID: 71923967

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