Pediatric CVOR Nurse Career Guide

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If you have a passion for pediatric care and a desire to work in a specialized surgical setting, becoming a Pediatric Cardiovascular Operating Room Registered Nurse (Ped CVOR RN) might be the perfect fit for you. This role involves providing critical care and support to young patients undergoing complex cardiovascular procedures.

A Pediatric Cardiovascular Operating Room RN is a


To become a Ped CVOR RN, you typically need to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited nursing program. After completing your degree, you'll need to pass the NCLEX-RN exam to become a licensed RN.

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Related certifications

Having a strong foundation in pediatric nursing is essential for this role. Experience in cardiovascular nursing or operating room nursing is highly beneficial due to the specialized nature of the work.

State licenses process and requirements

All 50 states require state licensure to become a professional nurse. Review the step-by-step process to obtain or renew your RN license in each one.
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Ped CVOR RNs require a unique blend of technical skills, including the ability to operate specialized equipment and soft skills like effective communication, compassion and teamwork. Attention to detail, critical thinking and the ability to stay calm under pressure are also crucial.

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Ped CVOR RNs collaborate with surgeons, anesthesiologists and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to pediatric patients. They ensure that the operating room is set up properly, assist with sterile techniques, monitor patients' vital signs, administer medications and provide post-surgery care.

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Pediatric CVOR Nurse

The average salary for a Pediatric CVOR Nurse is $3,028.53 per week.

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Pros & Cons

Working as a Ped CVOR RN offers numerous rewards, such as the opportunity to make a profound impact on the lives of young patients and their families. This specialty also offers a higher earning potential due to its specialized nature. The experience gained in the CVOR can open doors to other advanced nursing roles.

However, the job can be emotionally demanding,

Pediatric CVOR Nurse Jobs

View job details for Austin, TXTravel ContractAustin, TXTravel Nurse RN - Pediatric CVORPHP$3,448/wk
Posted 6 days ago
View job details for Austin, TXTravel ContractAustin, TXTravel Nurse RN - Pediatric CVORZack Group$3,076/wk
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View job details for Chicago, ILTravel ContractChicago, ILTravel Nurse RN - Pediatric CVORNext Move Inc$2,831/wk
View job details for Charlotte, NCTravel ContractCharlotte, NCTravel Nurse RN - Pediatric CVORArdor Health Solutions$2,251/wk
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