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Providence Health & Services RN Specialty Coordinator - OR *$20,000 Hiring Bonus* in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a RN Specialty Coordinator for a Full-Time/Day Shift to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA

$20,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible to External Candidates!

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We are seeking a RN Specialty Coordinator - Ophthamology, ENT and Plastics with demonstrated leadership and administrative competence. The individual in this position will represent Saint John's Health Center and the Surgical Services Department by interpreting and applying policies and nursing practice guidelines, planning and coordinating day to day unit operations and assuming accountability for utilization of human and material resources by managing those resources within established budgetary guidelines.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate competency in surgical service-line specialty

  • Interface with surgeon's offices to facilitate accurate surgical scheduling and coordination of patient's perioperative needs

  • Participate in department interviews and provides feedback for hiring of potential caregivers for their service-line team

  • Collaborate with surgery manager and clinical supervisors concerning allocation of staff.

  • Evaluate appropriate practice for RNs and STs and reports to surgery manager as needed.

  • Responsible for annual staff SuccessFactors discussions for those caregivers that are within their service-line team.

  • Participate in the orientation, training and on-going assessment of the clinical skills of service-line team members.

  • Maintain all surgeon preference cards within their service-line.

  • Audit of processes and practices within service-line and maintenance of a CQI program inclusive of medication accuracy and administration, room turnover time, time from in room to first incision, specimen documentation, use of disposable items and cost containment, as well as other metrics and practices as assigned by the Surgery Manager.

  • Physician on-boarding and orientation to the perioperative departments.

  • Collaborate with sterile processing department leadership to maintain and review service-line instrumentation.

  • Perform quarterly review of service-line inventory with REH to update for current needs and assess areas for cost and par level reduction.

  • Maintain contract compliance for all service-line products inclusive of disposables, implants and capital equipment, focusing on the principle of Triple Aim.

  • Manage the new product request (NPR) process for disposables.

  • Research and presents capital equipment requests to the executive leadership team

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by the Surgery Manager


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current RN license in State of California

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification

  • CNOR Certification

  • 2 years previous acute care operating room experience at a staff level

  • 2 years expertise in specialty area of coordination - Ophthalmology, ENT and Plastic Surgery

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of backgrounds and ages

  • Ability to prioritize, organize, delegate and coordinate patient care activities

  • Familiarity with personnel management/supervisory techniques

  • Familiarity with accreditation and regulatory agency requirements

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • 2 years previous experience in a progressive leadership role

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 308858