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.
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
RN – Specialty Coordinator - Bend
September 20, 2017
Creating America’s healthiest community, together
the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care,
Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: These RN positions provide
specialized care to patients throughout their perioperative
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
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
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
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
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
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
Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately
in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and
procedures for medication administration.
Required: As required by
Required: Current Oregon RN
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.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
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
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
Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration,
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
Risk for Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
REGISTERED NURSE COORDINATOR
Scheduled Days of the Week:
Variable with Call
Shift Start & End Time: