(RN) Neurosurgery and ENT Surgery Coordinator - 119711
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#119711 (RN) Neurosurgery and ENT Surgery CoordinatorInitial Review Date: Thu 11/10/2022
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Under general supervision, the Neurosurgery and ENT Surgery Coordinator utilizes theoretical management concepts and leadership skills in assigned area(s) assisting with clinical management and administrative coordination. The RN plans with the OR Schedule Coordinator/Staff Educator for the daily assignment of members in their specialty, organizing direct patient care activity to achieve the highest level of quality/cost standards. Develops work schedules as required for the specialty team using established guidelines within the OR.
Participates in departmental quality monitoring program & coordinates and monitors Quality Management activities for Specialty area. Reviews daily OR schedules and changes of shift assignments, adjusts staffing needs to meet team and unit needs. Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams (CC, ORSC, Anesthesiology, Surgical Teams, Surgical Pavilions, Strategic Sourcing, Biomedical Engineering, Data Administration, Facilities, Information Technology, Central Sterile Supply, Radiology). Performs daily rounds first thing in the morning and at the end of the day. Other related duties as required.
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Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
Diploma or Associate Degree with two (2) years clinical experience; or a Baccalaureate Degree with one (1) year of clinical experience; or a Master's Degree with six (6) months of clinical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
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.
Minimum one (1) year of recent Operating Room RN work experience in an acute care hospital.
Knowledge of relevant healthcare information technology and patient care workflows and processes.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must have strong decision making, problem solving and prioritizing skills.
- Five (5) years of Operating Room nursing experience with at least two of those years within the surgical specialty area.
- CNOR or Certification within the surgical specialty.
- Must be able 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.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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