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Perioperative Services Coordinator - Galveston Operating Room - 63605

Location: Galveston, TX
Post Date: 1/8/2019
Min Qualifications


RN with Bachelor’s in Nursing and four (4) years clinical experience, including two (2) years progressive management experience, and approved specialty certification. Must possess and maintain a current license or valid permit to practice in Texas.

Job Description:

To direct and facilitate the flow of patient care activities of assigned preoperative service(s) to ensure optimal quality, cost, and service outcomes. Possesses the clinical skills to serve as a resource for assigned service(s).

Specific Job Related Duties
  • Assumes a leadership role in the planning for the assigned service(s).
  • Coordinates and directs the patient care operations of the assigned service(s)
  • Supervises personnel effectively, and analyzes workload and skill requirement to meet care needs for assigned service(s)
  • Actively participates in completion of annual staff evaluations.
  • Assists nursing personnel in identifying and resolving patient and family needs.
  • Assesses patients and identifies actual and potential nursing patient care needs across the continuum of care, using specialized knowledge and skills.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to plan, prioritize, individualize and manage appropriate age, specialty and culturally sensitive care across the continuum for identified patient group.
  • Delivers appropriate age, specialty and culturally sensitive nursing care to identified patient group(s) integrating a holistic approach.
  • Consistently completes accurate, concise and legible documentation on all patient, unit and hospital records.
  • Continuously researches and evaluates new and existing products and equipment for cost effectiveness and patient safety.
  • Monitors, maintains and assesses par levels for specialty supplies.
  • Collaborates with department leadership in determining and obtaining equipment instrumentation and supplies needed in the performance of patient care.
  • Actively serves as a patient/family advocate, consistently focuses on patient/family rights and meeting their individual needs, and facilitates the maintenance of ethical practice.
  • Demonstrates acknowledgment of patient/family readiness to learn and implements teaching strategies across the care continuum. 

Closing Statement

#operating room nurse # services coordinator

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