Specialty Coordinator/Operating Room

Operating Room



day shift / evening shift


Associates of Science or Certificate in Nursing
American Heart Association CPR
RN License

15 Rooms with one Cysto Room  

Job Summary:

Under direction of Nurse Manager, assumes leadership accountability and responsibility for a cluster of services. This responsibility includes supervision of patient care, program planning, and the monitoring of financial and human resources. Duties and responsibilities are performed according to standards outlined in the competency based evaluation tool. The incumbent in this position will support the mission, vision, values and strategic initiatives of Mary Washington Healthcare and must demonstrate a commitment to quality service to patients, physicians, the public and co-workers.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities :

Manages the patient/procedure schedule to effectively utilize resources inclusive of staff, material, and fiscal resources.

Develops, implements, and monitors compliance of standard of practice for patient care.

Provides input to the Director in preparation and justification of annual operating and capital budget requests. This input will be based on physician/nurse dialogues, plans for new, or revision of existing programs, and departmental policies and organizational goals.

Assigns nursing personnel on a daily basis within the team. Collaborates with other Specialty Coordinators to ensure adequate coverage for patient care.

Coordinates, conducts certain aspects, and assures the orientation of team members to the cluster. Identifies team learning needs. Collaborates with Systems Educator to develop and implement plans to meet those needs.

Contributes to the continuous quality improvement process of the Department. Directs the quality improvement efforts of the team, including patient care reviews.

Demonstrates effective leadership in implementing and maintaining the team model.

Establishes direct and open communication patterns within the team. Develops beginning group problem solving skills.

Directs team members in revising and maintaining surgeon's preference cards, instrument books, nursing care plans, and technical procedure manuals.

Establishes and maintains professional rapport with Medical Staff, Section Chief, and Department Chairman. Communicates clearly, accurately, and effectively through attendance at section meetings, and through the use of written and verbal skills.

Accepts responsibilities for professional growth.

Complete associate assessments in a timely fashion. Resolves issues, manages Associate concerns or administers discipline, under the direction of Management, as necessary. Assumes direct patient care when necessary.

Performs any other duties as appropriate, including duties of other care team members.


Registered Nurse licensed to practice in Virginia (or eligible).

Bachelors degree in nursing or healthcare related field preferred.

Minimum of 3 years Operating Room experience required.

Demonstrated leadership experience required.

Successful completing of pre-placement/employment evaluation.

Uses good listening skills.