Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center

Job Description


Elevate Your Nursing Career at the brand new Sierra Medical Center!!!

Northern Nevada Health System Sierra Medical Center is a 200-bed tertiary care located in south Reno, Nevada. Our brand new full-service facility presents an awesome opportunity for nurses to help build, grow, and develop Sierra Medical Center into an acute care force in the within the broader Reno, NV community. Come join us and Elevate Your Nursing Career at Sierra Medical Center.


Earn the recognition and support you deserve as a key member of our healthcare team.

  • Relocation Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Tuition Loan Repayment Program
  • $1000 Annual Certification Bonus
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment with advanced technological systems, processes and practice
  • Significant opportunities to grow and develop through job-related training, continuing education, and mobility up
  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits, including 401(k) with company match and excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
  • Shared Governance Model
  • Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward
  • Significant opportunity to grow in Management

Job Description:

The CVOR Registered Nurse (RN) must demonstrate the following core competencies: assessment, technical skills, communication, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, planning, intervention, evaluation, flexibility, organizational skills, professional accountability, leadership and service. The CVOR nurse delivers patient family centered care in a culturally competent manner utilizing evidence based practice standards of quality, safety and service. The cardiovascular operating room (CVOR) nurse works as part of the surgical services and operating room teams that treat open-heart (cardiovascular) patients. CVOR nurses assist with patient care, ensure that sterile procedures are followed during surgery, necessary equipment and medications are available for the operating room team and that a patient's safety is assured at all times.


  • Active RN license in state of Nevada
  • ADN degree from an accredited nursing school; BSN degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years professional nursing experience, operating room experience required
  • Must have Open Heart, Neuro & Ortho experience
  • Basic Life Support and ACLS Certification required
  • CNOR Certification strongly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail needed in ensuring patient safety and quality monitoring
  • Strong organizational skills needed in coordination of care across the CVOR



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