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RN OR Floor Coordinator

Company: Rhode Island Hospital
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Location: Rhode Island Hospital
USA: Providence RI
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: 3
Union: Non-UnionSummary:
Under the general supervision of the Surgical Services Manager and in collaboration with the Perioperative Service Line Coordinators is responsible for ensuring the availability of resources and personnel necessary to providing quality patient care within in operating room setting. Works directly with physicians and anesthesia to facilitate the operating room daily schedule through triage of the case classifications and deployment of resources where needed. Provides functional direction to members of the perioperative team to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In conjunction with Surgical Services Manager and Service Line Coordinators for specialty areas communicates surgeon availability patient acuity and provides planning methods to achieve desired result for area of responsibility.
Promote the mission vision and values of the organization.

  • Manage the resources both human capital and operational capital in an efficient and fiscally responsible manner throughout tour of duty.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders.
  • Act as a clinical resource for perioperative personnel using current literature and guidelines organizational policies and procedures and regulatory and accreditation standards.
  • Coordinate facilitate and manage change within the surgical area.
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care.
  • Use effective conflict resolution techniques.
  • Collect and analyze data applicable to perioperative services to facilitate collaboration and negotiation with stakeholders.
  • Uses feedback from evaluating evaluations of perioperative personnel performance to ensure proper staffing assignments.
  • Monitor that necessary personnel equipment and supplies are available.
  • Provide guidance support and constructive feedback to surgical team.
  • Pursue professional growth and participate in a professional organization.
  • Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.Reviews schedule of surgical procedures and assesses patient care needs and abilities of personnel and assigns team members to cases accordingly.In cooperation with the departmental service line coordinators and frontline staff assures availability of all specialty items (instruments equipment special order supplies etc.) to provide care to patient during surgery.In cooperation with in-service Education Coordinator and departmental supervisory staff arranges for daily huddles updates huddle and staffing boards on-going in-service education programs for new practices and procedures within specialty area. Identifies need plans and provides formal and informal programs for subordinates and other departmental personnel as appropriate.Escalates physician issues to the OR medical director or his/her designee when conflict resolution is needed in planning or prioritizing of surgical cases.Maintains smooth coordination of effort and effective communications with other divisions and departments i.e. surgeons anesthesiologist recovery room etc. to provide for optional patient care in the Operating Room setting.May occasionally perform duties of professional nurse as necessary to cover for absence or staffing shortage.Maintains and enhances professional expertise through participation in appropriate educational activities.
    BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
    • Completion of formal education in an accredited school of nursing.
    • Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island
    • Thorough knowledge of professional clinical nursing in operating room environment with expertise in specialty area of responsibility.
    • Leadership and supervisory ability to direct activities of subordinate professional technical and support personnel.
    • Interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with staff physicians vendors patients families and other members of health care team and conduct educational programs.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.EXPERIENCE:
      Twelve to eighteen months of increasing responsibility and nursing experience in operating room with considerable exposure to specialty area involved.

      WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
      Works in Operating Room setting with exposure to trace anesthetic gases order communicable diseases etc. some exposure to cuts and punctures from instruments.
      INDEPENDENT ACTION:
      Performs independently within the departments policies and practices. Refers specific complex problems to the supervisor when clarification of departmental policies and procedures are required.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

      Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: Rhode Island Hospital, Providence , RN OR Floor Coordinator, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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