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Surgical Services Unit Coordinator

Company: Olathe Health
Location: Olathe
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Olathe Health is looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our system! If you enjoy an environment of team oriented patient care and an excellent staff of co-workers, you have found the right place! Olathe Medical Center, Inc, a 300-bed general acute care facility, is currently looking for a Surgery Control Desk Coordinator professional to join our team.

We are now a part of The University of Kansas Health System, read about our exciting future here!

Position Description:
The Surgery Control Desk Coordinator is responsible for patient flow in the Surgery and Outpatient Surgery Departments on a daily basis. He/she demonstrates timely and clear communication with departments, surgeons, anesthesia personnel, staff, and others. This position requires sound judgment and organizational skills, especially in critical situations. He/she provides direction regarding assignments, patient flow, case delays, add-on cases, and prioritization of workflow amongst staff. The Coordinator works closely with Pre-op and Post-op staff to coordinate patient readiness and staff availability to care for patients as they move through their peri-operative experience. The Coordinator will demonstrate leadership skills in decision-making and problem solving as well as excellent communication skills. He/she practices within the boundaries of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, specialty standards and organizational / departmental policies and procedures.

Position Requirements:
2 Year / Associate Degree - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required
4 Year / Bachelors Degree preferred

3 - 5 Years of Operating Room experience required
Previous leadership experience / responsibilities preferred

Knowledge, Skills:
Organizational, Verbal Communication (clear communication), excellent listening skills, Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize - handles multiple activities as they present and prioritize effectively, Problem Solving - situation assessment, good judgment, delegating to and directing others effectively, Customer Relations - recognizes customers and accommodates customers at all times. Positive customer service attitude,
Critical Thinking/Reasoning, Computer Systems Word, Excel, Cerner

License, Registration and/or Certification:
Active Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in accordance with the Kansas Nurse Licensure Compact required upon hire
Healthcare Provider CPR - (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) required within 7 days from date of hire

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