Clinical Coordinator - RN (Ortho)

  • Req #: 53461
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH Surgery Main OR
  • 1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: Varies - Varies
  • Overtime Rule: 8+40
  • $42.64 - $64.49
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  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for utilizing the nursing process to provide safe, age-appropriate, direct and indirect patient care, while practicing within the scope of practice of the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The surgical operating room (SOR) staff provide intraoperative care to surgical and procedural sedation patients. The SOR staff provide service for the patient population of pediatrics, adolescents, adult and elderly patients. The SOR staff work with a variety of provider specialties in caring for people being discharged same day or for those patients who are being admitted to the hospital.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license required.
    • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.
    • AGH Surgery Main OR:
      • Experience in OR, Med Surg and/or ICU required.
      • CNOR and BSN preferred.
      • Orthopedic Clinical Coordinator (if applicable):
        • Experience in OR orthopedic procedures required.
        • Prior Orthopedic Coordinator experience preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.
    • Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues.
    • Compliance: Ability to evaluate information to determine compliance with laws, regulations, or standards. Use knowledge and judgment skills to determine whether events or processes comply.
    • Problem Solving: Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
    • Team Building: Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
    • AGH Surgery Main OR - General OR Nurse: Knowledge of proper decontamination, washing, sorting and reassembling of instructions. Knowledge of proper use of all equipment utilized in the operating room.
    • AGH Surgery Main OR - Scrubbing OR Nurse: Knowledge of proper aseptic technique while performing role of scrub nurse. Knowledge of surgeon needs and techniques for procedures. Knowledge of basic instrumentation for specialty areas including general, eyes, ENT, ortho, OB/GYN, urology, vascular, plastic and laparoscopic procedures (and cardiac if appropriate). Knowledge of suture types, sizes, applications and needle types, sizes and applications.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      KNEEL (on knees)

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting – (Circulating RN)

      SIT

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      SQUAT Repetitive

      REACH - Upward

      PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

      PULL (20-40 pounds force)

      STAND – (Circulating RN)

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      STAND - (Scrub RN)

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting – (Scrub RN)

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