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RN - Specialty Coordinator, Operating Room, Orthopedics (Full-Time Days) *Eligible for Sign-On and Retention Bonus - $10,000*

Company: StCharles
Location: Henderson
Posted on: October 3, 2021

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a combined sign on and retention bonus in the amount of $10,000*. To qualify for the bonus, candidates must start prior to 11/30/2021 AND must not have been employed by St. Charles Health System in the last 6 months.

*Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject to all applicable tax withholdings.



TITLE:                                      RN – Specialty Coordinator - Bend        

REPORTS TO POSITION:         Department Manager

DEPARTMENT:                         Operating Room

DATE LAST REVIEWED:          September 20, 2017

OUR VISION:                Creating America’s healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION:             In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES:              Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: These RN positions provide specialized care to patients throughout their perioperative experience.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Specialty Coordinator OR RN-Bend prioritizes, delegates, coordinates, and provides safe, therapeutic allocation of nursing resources to patients and families.  Makes independent judgments/ decisions and takes action regarding a wide range of issues including instruments and equipment.  Collaborates with appropriate disciplines to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission through discharge in support of the medical and nursing plans of care while in the Operating Room. This nursing position will provide and oversee the provision of specific care to assigned patients throughout the shift, consistent with the scope of RN licensure.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES: Work with scheduling to monitor upcoming cases to ensure patient needs are met and ensure service specific resources are available and maintained as needed.

Coordinates frequently with Central Processing regarding all instruments and supplies related to the specialty service.

Maintains resource maps per policy and makes appropriate changes in a timely fashion.

Works with scheduling to monitor upcoming cases to ensure patient needs are met.

Develops, plans, and implements process improvements within service.

Alerts nurse manager or Supervisor to actual or potential issues or problems in a timely manner related to specific service.

Initiates/assists with projects, based on unit needs in conjunction with Manager/Supervisor.

Communicates clearly, respectfully, and responsively with Surgeons as to their needs, concerns etc. and follows up with Supervisor or Manager as applicable.

In collaboration with management, establishes and implements clear plans and goals with regards to improvement in specific service.

Utilized as a clinical resource related to scrubbing, circulating, patient positioning.

Completes unit-specific and annual competencies on time. Participates in own evaluation.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate. 

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.

Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.

Participates in creating intentional relationships and demonstrates focus attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.

Provides a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients in a caring way, including introducing oneself and explaining role in patient’s care, asking the patient his or her preferred name, sitting with the patient to determine his or her care goals, active listening, and communicating effectively and appropriately through touch, eye contact, etc.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests

Documents all patient care with proficiency in compliance with hospital policies, procedures and regulatory agencies. 

Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and procedures for medication administration.


Required: As required by licensure       

Preferred: BSN


Required:   Current Oregon RN license. 

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.     

Preferred: Department specific acute care certification. (i.e. CNOR)


Required: Two years Operating Room experience with skills in the roles of scrubbing and circulating.



Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%):  Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%):  Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP


Schedule Weekly Hours:


Caregiver Type:



First Shift (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?


Job Family:


Scheduled Days of the Week:

Variable with Call

Shift Start & End Time:


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