Registered Nurse Surgical Services Coordinator Full Time Days in Tampa, FL at Florida Hospital Carrollwood

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Carrollwood

Job Description

Work Hours/Shift
Full Time Days 

Florida Hospital Carrollwood

You will be responsible for:

  • Demonstrates clinical competence in relevant areas of surgery with regards to scheduled procedures
  • Basic hand-on computer knowledge: MS office, word, Excel preferred working knowledge of Cerner
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills and follows policies, rule and procedures by providing courteous service, assisting lost guest and problem solving to meet special needs or requests.
  • Performs duties in a timely manner and provides updates if delays occur.
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers, in person or on the telephone.  Prioritizes work through utilization of resource lists.
  • Assists the Operating room staff in preparing the O.R. suite for surgery by assisting in instruments and equipment preparation.
  • Assures case carts are accurately pulled with supplies/instrumentation and edits procedures cards as needed for any corrections
  • Observes and reports to the professional nurse pertinent observations, regarding sterile technique
  • Assists in providing a safe, clean and comfortable environment for patients.
  • Demonstrates initiative by performing other functions such as cleaning the room, including the floor, between surgeries.
  • Responsible for watching and protecting sterile items and for staying in the assigned sterile area and keeping unsterile people and unsterile objects from contaminating sterile area or self.
  • Assist OR charge to trouble shoot equipment in OR’s as requested
  • Assist the Clinical Charge Nurse in managing the day-to-day clinical operations on the unit in collaboration with the OR manager
  • Work closely with materials/scheduling/SPD/OR to assure physician requested items are here and ready the DOS and for future request
  • Participates and assists in the new employee orientation, on the job training, in-service education and or facility quality assurance programs when needed.
  • Responds to problem calls from Surgery during and after regular business hours as needed.
  • Transports sterilized instrumentation to the service technicians in the O.R. area as needed.
  • Collects and transports appropriate instruments to the designated cleaning area as needed.
  • Process and cleans all equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions for use including the use of protective equipment.
  • Places instrumentation in appropriate containers.  Ensures all instruments are properly arranged in instrument trays and have no broken insulation or damaged operational parts.
  • Verifies that required instrumentation has been sterilized and is available for next-day, call or weekend cases.
  • Provides/participates in orientation and training of employees to work routines and environment
  • Reports broken instrumentation to immediate supervisor or manager.
  • Shares knowledge with co-workers through open communication and continuous upgrading of skills.
  • Works with team leaders and service coordinators to keep set list current as needed.
  • Follows chain of command within hospital regarding problems or issues to ensure proper communication and resolution.
  • Completes documentation as required for services applicable.
  • Serve as charge nurse as needed.

What will you need?

  • Registered Nurse with 1 year of experience in the Operating Room/Surgical Services
  • ASN
  • BSN (preferred)
  • Current FL Nurse License
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Capable of lifting 25 lbs. independently.
  • Prolonged standing and walking.
  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
  • Requires thorough working knowledge of Microsoft office applications and is capable of learning software programs and or hardware as required.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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