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OR Specialty Coord RN

Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 76400
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2022

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Description

Summary:
Assists with management and clinical responsibilities of Perioperative Services to support patient care. Coordinates surgical procedures in specialty areas, in collaboration with physicians and other health care disciplines. Performs circulating and scrub roles based on the specialty service line needs.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

Responsibilities:
Serves as clinical expert in the delivery of patient care; is a role model and clinical resource for specialty area. Assists in managing specialty cases. Recommends improvements for delivery of services. Serves as a resource and intervenes in complex patient and family situations. Communicates decisions or changes to staff.

Evaluates nursing service goals and initiatives. Documents care provided per established guidelines. Collaborates with staff and physicians to update preference cards. Conducts inventory of specialty supplies. Communicates with scheduling regarding future surgeries. Facilitates resolution of daily operational issues in collaboration with the charge nurse. Ensures the availability of instruments, supplies and equipment.

Provides input for performance evaluations. Provides verbal coaching to staff for in the moment teaching and informs department leadership of concerns. Assists with instrumentation and capital expenditure budget. Evaluates specialty equipment. Collaborates with Charge Nurse for staff assignments to support skill growth for RN’s and ST’s.

Monitors shelf life of all specialty related goods and supplies; eliminates redundancy and non-used items. Facilitates development of specialty team members and provides in-service programs for staff. Supports and assists with orientation, education, competencies, and professional development in collaboration with the Educator. Promotes compliance with AORN Recommended Practices.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: 
    • BSN.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: 
    • State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). 
    • Preferred: Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR).
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. 
    • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
  • Minimum Experience: 
    • 2 years of experience in any perioperative setting.


The pay range for this position is: $38.29 - $59.35 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off.  Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.


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