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OR Leadership Opportunity - Clinical Coordinator Service Line - Vascular & Thoracic Surgery

Job ID: 134193
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 7, 2022
Work Schedule: Full Time, shifts may vary

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:

Pennsylvania Hospital is current seeking a Clinical Coordinator for the Vascular & Thoracic Surgery service line. The responsibilities of this position include, coordination of all operational activities for a clinical service line including, but not limited to, the development and management of all aspects of patient care, utilization of departmental personnel, fiscal responsibility and material resources. This role will establish oneself as the leader in the service line as it relates to patients, families, staff and physicians within the domains of clinical judgment, communication, quality, performance improvement and fiscal management.

The Clinical Coordinator:
• Participates in clinical care as necessary.
• Assumes overall accountability for their service line. Delegate’s responsibility to others, in their absence.
• Maintains positive and effective interpersonal relations with all members of the perioperative team; including but not limited to all levels of physician surgical staff, ancillary departments, hospital administration and all ancillary departments.
• Exhibits leadership qualities in problem solving, setting priorities and clinical excellence.
• Collaborates with the Nurse Manager and provides tangible feedback concerning staff performance.
• Supports the shared governance model.
• Designs and implements actions to maintain fiscal responsibility of their clinical service line and the overall Operating Room operation.
• Is proactive to assure all required items (implants, supplies, and personnel) are in place prior to the scheduled operative case,
• Identifies scheduling conflicts and resolves proactively.

Minimum Requirements:

- Graduate of an NLN approved school of professional nursing.
- Currently licensed as a professional nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
- Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required.
- CARP level II or equivalent years of experience required.
- Cardiac OR experience preferred.

Additional Information:

The Operating Room at Pennsylvania Hospital is comprised of 28 operating rooms in 4 different locations throughout the Hospital allowing staff to assist in performing approximately 19,000 cases a year. The top services provided are Orthopedics, Neurology and ENT as well as other services including urology, foot and ankle, general plastics, vascular and cardiac. The O.R’s are equipped with the latest surgical and video technology that enables our care teams to deliver the very best patient care. The surgeons at Pennsylvania Hospital are pioneers in their fields and among the most experienced physicians in the country. Using the latest techniques and procedures, they are able to mold the future of surgery to improve the lives of patients worldwide and provide some of the most advanced medical care available today.

Our Registered Nurses provide direct care on elective, acute, and emergent levels from the time of the preoperative interview to the patient's transfer to the PACU post-operatively. Support services are provided by surgical technologists, perioperative assistants, ortho techs and medical secretaries, all of which assist the RN in delivering quality care.

The qualities that set the OR at Pennsylvania Hospital apart are the quick and efficient turnover of rooms, talented staff, teamwork and top of the line resources and equipment used to provide innovative care. New hires receive a structured orientation and have the opportunity to orient and be mentored by experienced nurses and trained preceptors. Penn Medicine also provides opportunities for further involvement in shared governance, hospital counsels, education and professional growth.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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