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OP Nurse Coordinator I (RN)

Job title: OP Nurse Coordinator I (RN)

Company: UPMC

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OP Nursing Coordinator I (RN)

  • Post ID: 292768464
  • Status: Full time
  • Frequent / temporary: regular
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, daily
  • Shift: Day job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 64568 POP25 HVI Passavant HBC
  • Place:
  • Trade union position: No
  • Salary range: $ 25.71 to $ 41.20 / hour


It is a multi-specialty department caring for patients seeking general cardiology, cardiac surgery, electrophysiology and vascular services. This role works with our general cardiology team to provide exceptional care to patients seeking all levels of care, including our highly regarded subspecialty services.

The OP Nurse Coordinator I work a Monday – Friday, daylight schedule. Travel to their satellite offices in Sewickley and Moon will be required.

Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, making telephone calls, assisting with patient storage, processing medications, and working with the medical team on care.

The Professional Nursing Coordinator is a Registered Nurse and is a member of the care delivery team. The professional nurse coordinator is responsible for the care of the patient in a global view, and is responsible for various aspects of the patient care package, even if the contact of patients is kept to a minimum. The coordinator of professional nurses uses independent judgment and ongoing communication with the patient, family, physician, and community resources to help the patient achieve a degree of outpatient health. The coordinator of the professional nurse shows a commitment to the community and the nursing profession.

  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care. Actively participate in practice-based shared management, goal setting and support the change and transition process to improve the quality of care and the practice environment. It serves as a very involved and full-fledged partner in the care team and responds willingly to the needs of the team members for help and partnership. Participate in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment. Adapt to change and show flexibility with the change process Demonstrate leadership skills with new nursing staff, patient information coordinators, medical assistants and office assistant staff in the day-to-day management of the patient process.
  • Formulate goals and a plan of care for patients that involve the patient as a partner and consider the individual needs of the patient in a holistic way. Treat patient situations and coordinate care with physician. Assist physician with all aspects of patient care, including assessment, evaluation, and education. Provide care to patients on a global, holistic method responsibility for the patient is considered continuously, not just at the time of office / procedural visit. Responsible for outpatient treatment essential for patient to maintain health between outpatient visits
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships internally and externally by showing accountability for action, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues. Demonstrate understanding of cultural differences and hold peers accountable for healthy relationships. Maintain a conscious balance between work and personal life. Models safe working hours, time management and a healthy lifestyle. Communicate with peers and management about all safety hazards identified in the workplace. Assist the departmental manager (practice coordinator or practice manager) in the planning, operations and innovations of patients.
  • Actively participate in departments or practice-specific quality improvement efforts. Identify opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management. Take personal responsibility to improve patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service. Use research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identify research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest Assist and actively participate in all preparatory and maintenance activities for regulatory agency reviews and quality audits. to the doctors and physicians in practice.
  • The ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with managers, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, support and support staff, other departments, and patients / families. and specialized equipment. Good clinical judgment with critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving abilities related to different aspects of patient care. Critical thinking skills needed to practice and to guide others in the application of the nursing process. Communication skills designated by the professional nurse Coordinator as the voice / advocate for the patient. Mobility and visual dexterity. Physical stamina for regular walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in identifying clinical, social, safety, psychological, and mental health issues within an episode of care. Practices solid communication skills and is able to articulate and translate the patient’s condition to other providers, negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and office practices. Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers. It contains a national professional organization, as well as the objectives of the business unit and the health system to improve the safety, quality and satisfaction of patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of principles for adult learning (and / or teaching children if applicable) and applies to the teaching of patients, families, students and new staff. Provide detailed and appropriate instruction to patients and families to guide them effectively through the episode of care, both in the office and by telephone / written communication at home. It serves as the primary nursing link for the development of a total care plan for patients and family. May be responsible for coordinating staff training and educational activities. Functions as a senior nursing level that assists with the professional development and maturity of new staff members and complementary support. Create an environment of open dialogue, exploration and continuous development by soliciting feedback and improving practice.


  • Minimum 3 years nursing experience
  • BSN preferred.
  • Cardiology experience preferred
  • The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and / or respond appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his / her assigned unit, as specified below. They must also have knowledge of the principles of growth and development during their lifetime and have the ability to evaluate data that reflects the patient’s status and interpret the relevant information needed to identify each patient’s needs in relation to his / her age-specific needs and provide for the care needs as described in the department’s policies and procedures.

Licenses, certificates and approvals:
Current license as a registered professional nurse in practice. CPR certification UPMC -approved national certification preferred. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and a skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Advanced Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Wet 34
  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran

Total rewards

Package is more than just competitive salaries and benefits, but takes care of you in all areas of life – because we believe you are at your best job if you receive the necessary support: professional, personal, financial and more.

Our values

At UPMC, we are driven by shared values ​​that guide our work and hold us accountable to each other. Our values ​​of quality and safety, dignity and respect, caring and listening, responsibility and integrity, excellence and innovation play an important role in creating a coherent, positive experience for our employees, patients, members of the health plan and the community. . Ready to join us? Apply today.

For the best application experience, we encourage you to apply from a non-mobile device.

Expected salary: $25.71 – 41.2 per hour

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:32:00 GMT

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