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RN SPECIALTY COORDINATOR - da VINCI ROBOTICS - OR Job

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Methodist Health System
Type Full time Posted 6/20/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/2/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Dallas Referral - n/a -    
RN SPECIALTY COORDINATOR - da VINCI ROBOTICS - OR

Location: Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Department: Surgery & Recovery
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Hours: 0630-1500
Job Details:
* Associate's Degree
* RN Required
* 1 year of experience required
*

Methodist Dallas Medical Center is seeking an RN Specialty Coordinator with da VINCI Robotics experience to join its TEAM.

Job Purpose: Demonstrates critical thinking and advance clinical skills in a given specialty. Works with surgeons to plan patient care needs through assuring equipment and supplies are available and functioning prior to the start of each procedure. Trains and mentors staff for the service. Demonstrates a commitment to professional improvement and the advancement of Perioperative nursing, through education, research, and clinical practice. Working with nurse manager, coordinates, implements, and evaluates changes process. Works as a circulating nurse or scrub nurse. Maintains current preference cards and surgeon protocols for specialty.

Education

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred)

Current ACLS certification required.

Current CPR certification required.

Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas or eligibility to do so required.

Related Work Experience and Other Skills

Ability to interact with professionals in high stress situations.

Ability to scrub and circulate basics to complex procedures.

Able to professionally and effectively communicate (orally and in writing).

Able to solve problems which include recognizing own limitations and referring problems to appropriate resource.

Flexible and adaptable, able to work any shift.

Knowledgeable about hospital policies, procedures, and nursing care standards and utilizes these when providing nursing care.

Work Experience: 2 years RN experience

Work Experience: Experience working in an acute care operating room with strong clinical expertise in da Vinci Robotics procedures.

Works with confidential material.

Job Roles

Coordinates, implements, and evaluates change processes.

Demonstrates a commitment to professional improvement.

Demonstrates a commitment to professional skill growth and development.

Demonstrates knowledge of verbal and nonverbal communication techniques.

Employs responsible financial and resource management skills by 1) demonstrating knowledge of financial implications of materiels, equipment, and human resources; and 2) implementing practices to support the budget plan.

Engages in quality improvement activities.

Engages in use of organizational skills by collaborating with other disciplines to facilitate the delivery of patient care.

Identifies opportunities to coach and act as a mentor.

Uses critical thinking to: 1) analyze and process information as a means of approaching a situation, issue, and decision; and 2) plan equipment, supply, instrumentation and staffing needs for cases by looking at advanced surgery schedule.

Works with Supply Processing, Biomedical Department, and Materiels Specialists to assure supplies are available for cases.