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The RN Clinical Coordinator for General Surgery is registered professional nurse who functions under the direction of the Manager of the Operating Room and is responsible for providing leadership and assistance in directing all activities/services for the Operating Room of the Hospital.
They will also be responsible for the daily function of the OR – “running the board”. He or she manages the flow of patients maintaning polices and the best interest of all patients and surgeons.
Has shared responsibility for supporting and adhering to standards of practices, system and
department policies and procedures, and ensuring quality patient care.
Other responsibilities include assisting with ensuring compliance with regulatory and legal requirements by all departmental personnel. will work under the Manager to ensure satisfaction, appropriate reporting, and coordination of departmental functions with the operations of the operating room.
Works in collaboration with the Manager to maintain retention and recruitment. is surgical resource to all levels of nursing staff and
nursing management for facility, Patient Flow, and surgical practices.
Creates and maintains an environment that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission and goals, and fosters communication and collaborative practice with physicians and staff members.
Responsible for Performance Improvement and quality assurance aspects of surgical services.
Negotiates with staff and surgeons to assure that we are prepared for all cases.
Required Minimum Education:
Nursing education from an accredited school of nursing; licensure as a registered professional nurse in the State of Georgia;
national certification in perioperative nursing (CNOR) preferred. BSN preferred.
Required Minimum Experience:
A minimum of five (5) years of nursing practice in operating room.
Required Minimum Skills:
Ability to read, write and speak the English language. Posses advanced Patient Flow knowledge and skills in the practice of
perioperative nursing. Must possess excellent organizational skills. Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to see th e”big picture”.
Demonstrates knowledge of standards related to perioperative nursing. Understanding of the concepts of interpersonal
relationships. Strong customer services skills. Inter- and intradepartmental coordination of patient care activities. Delegation
skills required. Ability to multi-task is essential. Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential. Strong detail
orientation required. Computer skills required, including Microsoft Office products and the ability to adapt easily to other
programs. Adept as a change agent. Utilized a wide range of theories in managing complex problems or problem resolution.
Demonstrates expertise in a commitment to the advancement of the nursing practice and professions, interpersonal
communication, knowledge of group/system dynamics, commitment to staff education and development. Knowledge of nursing
theory and research required. Compliance with American Nurses’ Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required.
Demonstrates knowledge and practices within parameters outlined in Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act.
For Direct Patient Care positions, Indicate American Heart Association or American Academy of Pediatrics
BLS (Basic Life Support)
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