RN Coordinator Children's Surgery Program - Randall Children's

Legacy Health

Posted 7 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Variable
Education Level: BSN Required
Certificates: ACLS,BLS,PALS
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA

Job Title:

RN Coordinator Children's Surgery Program - Randall Children's

Work Location:

Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel - N Portland OR


Emergency and Trauma Services




Full time benefited, 36-40 hrs/wk

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Mon-Fri variable hours

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Mon-Fri, no weekends

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Job Description:

Children's Surgery Program Nurse Coordinator

The Children’s Surgery Program Nurse Coordinator collaborates with the Program Manager, Medical Director, unit leaders and other members of the program for planning, development and implementation of program goals and operations to provide excellence in patient care. This nurse coordinator promotes use of evidence-based guidelines, ensures compliance with state and national standards of care, assists with program quality management, and monitors performance measures. The nurse coordinator demonstrates a firm clinical knowledge base in the care of all aspects of the surgical patient, systems theory, exhibits clinical leadership, promotes professional development, and is a change agent/role model. The nurse coordinator works with quality data and data personnel to drive quality improvement efforts and provides ongoing education and training for both Legacy nursing staff and the greater communities Legacy serves. Serves as a liaison between hospitals, physicians, pre-hospital providers and administration and supports regional outreach strategy. In addition, the Nurse Coordinator is responsible for assisting Legacy Health facilities in meeting the requirements of surgery-specific regulatory and verification bodies.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled  

Job Qualifications:


As required by licensure.

BSN required.

Master’s in Nursing preferred.


Minimum one-year experience caring for pediatric surgical patients – perioperatively, intraoperatively and/or inpatient in an acute care setting; and/or working in an administrative role with perioperative services in an acute care setting. Three to five years is preferred.


Current applicable state RN license required.

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.

Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is preferred.

Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is preferred.


Advanced expertise in the area of responsibility.

Competence in application of the Nursing process.

Ability to apply relevant theories and management concepts.

Understanding of data manipulation and evaluation principles and supportive computer skills with electronic medical record and other computer programs.

Understanding of patient care cost and reimbursement information.

Judgment, tact and diplomacy skills to interact with a broad spectrum of departments, physicians, patients/families, health care team members, professional colleagues and community members to effect desired outcomes.

Ability to organize, prioritize and apply problem solving skills.

Understanding of hospital systems.

Ability to negotiate, collaborate, delegate and affect desired changes.

Ability to apply appropriate teaching and learning principles for staff development.

Strong communication and leadership skills, including ability to lead by example.

Excellent interpersonal skills in order to work with multi-disciplinary staff, physicians, and managers throughout the organization.

Follow guidelines set forth in the Preferred Employee Profile.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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