The Cook Children’s Health Care System is an integrated delivery organization dedicated to providing quality health care and to improving the well-being of children. Cook Children’s recognizes that the care of ill and injured children requires highly skilled staff. It is our policy to recognize expertise and skills unique to caring for our patients. Rewarding clinical and professional excellence is a goal of Cook Children’s Health Care System.
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Registered Nurse First Assistant will deliver skilled individualized nursing care to adult and pediatric patients in and outside of the operating room and skilled nursing care to patients and families according to their identified needs. The Cardiothoracic Surgery Registered Nurse First Assistant will deliver care with a team orientation, and emphasis on good customer relations, sound clinical judgment and appropriate decision making abilities. The Cardiothoracic Surgery Registered Nurse First Assistant may serve as a liaison between the cardiothoracic surgeon and other members of the medical team.