(RN) Clinical Coordinator- Hillcrest Periop - 126689
#126689 (RN) Clinical Coordinator- Hillcrest PeriopInitial Review Date: Tue 11/28/2023
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The Hillcrest Same Day Operating Room will be have multiple services including Orthopedics, Urology, Pain Procedures, IR, ENT, Plastics and Vascular Service lines.
Under the supervision of Perioperative Leadership (Nurse Director and/or Nurse Manager) the Nurse Coordinator performs daily administration of surgical scheduling, conflict checking, and staff assignments for specific surgical service line(s).
As the clinical expert in the surgical service line, the coordinator will perform active scrub nurse/direct patient care duties as needed to maintain skill set, serve as a role model, and develop new policy and procedures for the service line(s).
Daily work entails morning and afternoon rounds to preemptively manage issues. Develop work schedules as required for the specialty teams using established guidelines within the Periop program. Review daily OR schedules and changes of shift assignments, adjusts staffing needs to meet team and unit needs. Perform conflict checks for equipment, instruments, devices, and ancillary staffing requirements.
Long-term strategic planning and program development activities include: ensuring systems, procedures, and equipment/supplies are organized such that direct patient care activities achieve the highest level of quality/cost standards. Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams (CC, ORSC, Anesthesiology, Surgical Teams, Surgical Pavilions, Strategic Sourcing, Biomedical Engineering, Data Administration, Facilities, Information Technology, Central Sterile Supply, Radiology) in order to proactively plan for department growth, on boarding of new surgeons, the addition of new procedures and technology.
Quality management and Process Improvement activities include: Development of, or participation in, departmental quality metrics and QA activities for specialty service line(s).
Education and training activities include: in services for new hires, mentoring and coaching of nurses cross covering service line(s); on boarding of new surgeons/residents/fellows to the service line; in services for new procedures, equipment or technologies used by the service line(s). Development of teaching/training materials for new procedures, equipment or technologies used by the service line(s).
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
- Graduate of an NLN accredited school/college of nursing.
- Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or higher.
- Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the state of California.
- BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have decision making, problem solving and prioritizing skills.
- CNOR or Certification within the surgical specialty.
- Five (5) years of OR nursing experience with at least two (2) of those years within the surgical specialty area.
- Flexible to work variable hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $131,293 - $183,765 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $62.88 - $88.01
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