Surgery Specialty Coordinator - Vascular
Company: SCL Health
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: October 3, 2019
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a
Surgery Specialty Coordinator in the Operating Room.
You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in
high pressure situations.
Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnership and especially
your voice in the OR, because your opinion matters.
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be
strong, the right team is invincible.
This position will support our Vascular service line.
St. Marys Medical Center is home to twelve state-of-the-art
surgical suites, and two DaVinci Robots, with a Cardiovascular
Hybrid OR in the construction phases. We are a level-2 trauma
center which functions as a level-1 because we are the largest most
specialized hospital between Denver and Salt Lake City. Our service
lines include: Bariatrics, Robotics, General Surgery, Orthopedics
including Ortho-Trauma and Ortho-Spine, Neuro-surgery, OB-GYN,
Cardiovascular and Thoracic (including open heart), ENT, Plastics,
Pediatrics, and Urology. We pride ourselves in providing the
finest, most advanced, personalized patient care in Western
St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based,
nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered
care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one
of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring
health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools,
tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also
offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well
encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
learn. And instead of placing blame well learn and grow
As an OR Surgery Specialty Coordinator, you need to know how
* Mentor associates to peak performance within Service Line
specialty. Monitor daily work to improve service line efficiency
(on time starts, turnover times etc.). Facilitate case flow,
address conflicts, counsel appropriately, communicate clearly and
maintain confidentiality in associate interactions. Delegate to
Lead Technologist appropriate work to improve service line
* Serve as primary surgeon interface. Actively solicit surgeon
input for service line improvement. Engage surgeons in development
of capital and operational budgets. Solicit feedback on methods to
increase surgical volume. Monitor and improve turnover efficiency.
Develop plans for service line growth in concert with overall
surgical growth plans. Maintain active presence in operating rooms
during surgical procedures for service line. Seek consensus among
surgeons within service line related to products and services
* Review booking sheets and daily schedule for surgeon requests and
coordinate equipment needs. Communicate with surgery scheduler and
OR leadership team as appropriate to coordinate needs for service
line and scheduled procedures. Provide input into staffing
assignments and competency assessment. Collaborate with Central
Sterile team to identify and resolve sterilization and
instrumentation needs related to assigned service line(s).
* Provide direct patient care as assigned. Flex schedule as
necessary to provide coverage/staff support. Assist with call as
* Oversee preparation and updating of preference card for service
line(s). Communicate directly with surgeons and associates as
indicated to ensure accuracy of preference cards.
* Review supply needs of the service, balancing patient needs with
fiscal responsibility. Standardize and control inventory. Develop
and manage custom packs and trays.
* Assist in development and comply with departmental policies and
procedures. Participate in development/rules & regulations.
* Maintain all capital equipment and participate in capital
acquisition for service line. Facilitate and manage operational
budget for service line.
* In consultation with Perioperative Educator & OR Manager, develop
educational programs for surgery and service line staff related to
Service Line specialty. Work with the OR Manager & Perioperative
Educator in planning & educating staffs and physicians on new
equipment and supplies.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
* ASN / ADN or BSN from an accredited program, required
* BSN, required within 4 years of hire unless you have a minimum of
15 years of proven, continuous, acute care RN experience
* Current Colorado RN license, required
* Current BLS certification, required
* At least three (3) years of related nursing experience,
YOUR NEXT MOVE.
Now that you know more about being an OR Surgery Specialty
Coordinator on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll
reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were
called to it in the first place.
Join our highly skilled team and call one of Colorados best kept
secrets your home. Enjoy diverse year round recreation including
skiing, rafting the CO River, hunting, fishing the 400 lakes on
beautiful Grand Mesa, mountain biking, golf, and hiking. Embrace
the awe inspiring landscapes of the Colorado National Monument and
enjoy the bountiful gifts of Colorados wine country. Advance your
career with us at St. Marys and discover the magic that is Western
Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis
of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or
access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or
activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and
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