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Olathe Medical Center Surgical Services Unit Coordinator in Olathe, Kansas

Olathe Health is looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our system! If you enjoy an environment of team oriented patient care and an excellent staff of co-workers, you have found the right place! Olathe Medical Center, Inc, a 300-bed general acute care facility, is currently looking for a Surgery Control Desk Coordinator professional to join our team.

Position Description: The Surgery Control Desk Coordinator is responsible for patient flow in the Surgery and Outpatient Surgery Departments on a daily basis. He/she demonstrates timely and clear communication with departments, surgeons, anesthesia personnel, staff, and others. This position requires sound judgment and organizational skills, especially in critical situations. He/she provides direction regarding assignments, patient flow, case delays, add-on cases, and prioritization of workflow amongst staff. The Coordinator works closely with Pre-op and Post-op staff to coordinate patient readiness and staff availability to care for patients as they move through their peri-operative experience. The Coordinator will demonstrate leadership skills in decision-making and problem solving as well as excellent communication skills. He/she practices within the boundaries of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, specialty standards and organizational / departmental policies and procedures.

Position Requirements: Education: 2 Year / Associate Degree - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required 4 Year / Bachelors Degree preferred

Experience: 3 - 5 Years of Operating Room experience required Previous leadership experience / responsibilities preferred

Knowledge, Skills: Required: Organizational, Verbal Communication (clear communication), excellent listening skills, Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize - handles multiple activities as they present and prioritize effectively, Problem Solving - situation assessment, good judgment, delegating to and directing others effectively, Customer Relations - recognizes customers and accommodates customers at all times. Positive customer service attitude, Critical Thinking/Reasoning, Computer Systems Word, Excel, Cerner License, Registration and/or Certification: Active Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in accordance with the Kansas Nurse Licensure Compact required upon hire Healthcare Provider CPR – (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) required within 7 days from date of hire

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