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RN Coordinator, Surg Nursing Team -Operating Room, North Site (Experienced RN, Full-Time/SIGN-ON Bonus)

North Shore-LIJ Health System

Staten Island, NY
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Job Title: RN Coordinator, Surg Nursing Team -Operating Room, North Site (Experienced RN, Full-Time/SIGN-ON Bonus)
Job Number: 000T84

As Surgical Nursing Team Coordinator, you will perform initial and ongoing assessment of the patients, interpret data collected and take appropriate interventions. Apply hospital patient care standards, nursing practice standards and evidence-based practice to patient care activities.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Provides input into the development and integration of the patients interdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Prepares patient and family for discharge and follow-up care.
  • Assesses acute and chronic pain using hospital approved pain scale. Manages pain to patient’s reported acceptable level of comfort. Reassesses pain management after intervention and documents effectiveness using hospital approved pain scale.
  • Responds to patient/family needs and customer concerns as soon as possible and compassion and understanding.
  • Participate in monitoring patient care standards.
  • Schedules patient care assignments for various employees, both professional and non-professional.
  • Evaluates the performance of employees assigned to the unit and makes recommendations concerning such performance.
  • Guides and supervises patient care staff in accomplishment of goals of care on a daily basis and during emergencies.
  • Directs nursing staff to develop, execute and evaluate the plan of care for each patient in collaboration with other members of the health care team.
  • Plans for the implementation of new techniques for the care of patients in the operating room with Nurse Educator.
  • Confers and collaborates with the Educator in planning clinical orientation and skill training for new staff members.
  • Regularly participates in the evaluation of new products, equipment, procedures, data collection and research projects.
  • Identifies budget needs required to support and implement new programs in area of responsibility.
  • Interprets and implements safety standards and continually monitors the environment for potential and/or actual hazards, reporting problem areas promptly to nurse manager.
  • Supervises the maintenance, cleanliness and orderliness of work and storage areas, fixtures, furniture and equipment of the unit.
  • Participates in departmental quality initiatives.
  • Assumes responsibility as charge nurse when assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Constant - standing, walking, stooping, bending, stretching, lifting, pulling, pushing, turning. Face to face verbal communication to patients, hospital personnel, co-workers and physicians.Frequent - lifts objects from 10 lbs to 150 lbs. Push objects up to 200 lbs.Occasional - lifts with assistance objects greater than 150 lbs. Carries objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Sitting.

  • Graduate of an accredited program in Professional Nursing. BSN preferred.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
  • Minimum of three (3) years operating room experience with specific knowledge based in several specialty areas.

Job Management

Primary Location Richmond County-Staten Island-Staten Island U Hosp North

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day Job

Shift Detail Nazareth Philpott-Labetti #172710, FT/R, Days - Accepted position at another institution. Shift: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. variable hours. Days worked: Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat.

North Shore-LIJ Health System is the nation's third largest non-profit, secular healthcare system, New York City's ninth largest employer, and the largest employer on Long Island.