OR Scheduling Coordinator - Main OR - 14-0255
Category: Nursing/Patient Care
Department: 17251 - Main Operating Room
Status: Full time
Schedule: PM, weekends as neededDescription: Reporting to the Clinical Area Manager, maintains responsibility for organizing, directing, and controlling the surgery schedule through managing patient flow, making daily staff assignments and coordinating staff relief in conjunction with the Manager. Maintains active communication among medical, interdepartmental and department staff and management team; ensures adequate patient care, schedule progression and optimal utilization of coordinated hospital resources. Assures that the nursing process is utilized as the framework for patient care and applies the nursing process to own practice as defined in the American Nurses Association’s Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators. Ensures utilization of the nursing process overseeing the delivery of patient care including assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation of patient outcomes and that plans of care are revised as indicated. This job description was developed in accordance with the Illinois Nurse Practice Act and the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice.
1. The level of knowledge normally acquired through the completion of an A.D. degree, or a B.S.N. program from an accredited nursing school.
2. Proficient procedural area nursing skills required.
3. Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Illinois.
4. Current CPR certification.