Providence Health & Services RN Specialty Coordinator - Cardiothoracic in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Specialty Coordinator (Full time, Day Shift) to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Working under the supervision of the Administrative Director, Surgical Services, the Coordinator, Specialty Management, of the operating room is a professional Registered Nurse with demonstrated leadership and administrative competence.

  • Represent Saint. John 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. Perform these activities consistent with the philosophy, objectives and mission of Saint John Health Center as indicated by:

  • Plan, coordinate and delegate the implementation of intra-operative care for patients undergoing surgical intervention.

  • Oversee the coordination of patient flow activities pre-, intra- and post-operatively.

  • Collaborate and interface daily with the specialty coordinators, surgeon's offices and Surgery Scheduling office in schedule review and problem resolution.

  • Ensure adherence to Operating Room schedule times through collaboration with department director and/or perioperative business analyst regarding schedule management as it relates to staff allocation and staffing of rooms.

  • Maintain effective lines of communication with sales representatives, surgeons, ancillary staff, visitors and hospital administration.

  • Create and foster an environment in which the patient care team can learn and work cooperatively toward unit objectives.

  • Assume responsibility to develop, implement, maintain and coordinate process improvement reporting and data collection process with management.

  • Participate in and collaborate with the director, Surgical Services, to meet the department's budgetary objectives.

  • Ensure completion of assigned staff evaluations in a timely manner.

  • Apply, interprete, and ensure that hospital policies and nursing practice guidelines are followed.

  • Support the philosophy, objectives and goals of hospital administration and its representatives.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current RN license in the State of California

  • Current CPR certification

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

  • Expertise in specialty area of coordination

  • 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:

  • CNOR Certification

  • 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 a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Surgical Services (Intraop)

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 210022