Registered Nurse Surgical Specialty -Operating Room
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
Skills / Requirements
The Service Line Coordinator (SLC) is responsible for supporting patient care and facilitating activities and processes associated with OR schedule, special equipment, instrumentation, inventory, and preference cards for a selected surgical service line. The SLC serves as the point of contact for products and functions; coordinates onboarding, competencies, and education for staff; and provides staffing support within the service line. The SLC also monitors and supports quality metrics within the service line. The SLC works closely with nurse clinicians and communicates effectively with the surgical and leadership teams. The SLC collaborates with anesthesia, surgeons, vendors and other units to ensure quality patient care and optimize the utilization of operating rooms.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Diploma in Nursing; Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing preferred
Licenses & Certifications:
Registered Nurse; Licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas
Certified Perioperative Nurse (CNOR)
Basic Life Support from an American Heart Association or Red Red Cross approved program required (ACLS and PAL for Harris Health System Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Other Certificates as required by unit/service line
Three (3) years work experience of Operating Room RN experience
Two (2) Years Work Experience in specific Operating Room service line
One (1) Year Clinical leadership as charge nurse or preceptor
Two (2) years of experience in management or supervisory capacity preferred.
Above Average Verbal Communication
MS Word, Personal Computer, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Visio
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Medical Terminology
Work Schedule: Flexible