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Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality
healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As the only
full-service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II
Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our
services to meet the growing needs of our tristate community,
providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child
Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for
our Bariatric Clinic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, and a
newly renovated 32-bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The physicians,
nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing
the highest quality care with compassion and integrity.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, for various
positions including competitive salary, excellent benefit package
and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability
to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO
medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition
reimbursement, employee discount program and employee stock
purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic
To coordinate the Orthopedic Service line at Del Sol Medical
Center to include establishing and preparing the mechanism to
deliver unique services in surgical care. This includes planning
for and oversight of training, supplies, equipment, and
instrumentation for the delivery of surgical care across the
continuum in Orthopedic surgery. The Orthopedic Services
Coordinator is integral in evaluating service needs, care delivery
related to quality, safety, and efficiency of care for Orthopedic
surgery program at Del Sol Medical Center.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES. (The essential responsibilities and
accountabilities of this position including interactions with other
departments and outside vendors, if applicable, in PRIORITY
1. Work with staff to use a standardized setup for orthopedic
surgery cases (as feasible) and operating rooms.
a. Working along with the OR manager Coordinator will
standardize the location for orthopedic cases, operating room
layout and instrument trays
2. Maintains an up-to-date list of equipment/supplies kept/stock
in the OR(s) and proactively communicates with OR supply chain
personnel to assure appropriate par levels.
a. Develop an efficient restocking system to ensure supplies are
readily available, with materials management.
3. Designate instruments and accessory selections for procedures
within the service line and maintains up-to-date instrument count
sheets, in coordination with SPD supervisor and accurate surgeon
preference cards, update and revision, with materials management
4. Prepares and maintains an up-to-date resource book for all
staff to reference.
5. Works collaboratively with Surgical Services Educator,
Service Line Coordinators and Lead Techs to develop education
programs for all roles supporting orthopedic surgery in surgical
a. Education and orientation for new staff and staff new to the
orthopedic service line.
b. In collaboration with the Surgical Services Educator and
manager, promote staff development through creating and
implementing educational programs related to orthopedic surgery and
maintain education and skills records.
6. Works collaboratively with Surgical Services Educator,
Surgical Services Manager, Service Line Coordinators, Lead Techs,
to develop competencies and conduct annual competency assessments
for orthopedic surgery.
a. Roles and functions of the circulator, scrub, and first
assistant and unique functions specifically related to orthopedic
b. Competencies for orthopedic procedures, specialized
orthopedic procedures, and all other procedures indicated by
coordinator, as well as all indicated procedures in the service
line that impact orthopedic surgery.
c. Patient positioning and safety considerations
d. Decontamination and reprocessing of specialized
instrumentation and equipment
7. Provide staff with updates on new technology,
instrumentation, supplies, software updates, etc.
8. In concert with dedicated team members, implement process
improvements related to quality, patient safety, efficiency and
turnover, room organization, instrumentation, supplies, and
9. Identify opportunities to grow services and maximize
financial revenue of the program
a. Work with organizational sales representatives to identify
b. Provide assistance to and coordinate activities with surgical
scheduling to maximize surgeon access to orthopedic equipment
c. Maintain vigilance and work collaboratively to assure cost
effective, high quality strategies for care delivery
10. Functions as an active member of the Surgical Committee
a. Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information discussed
b. Provide timely feedback regarding personnel and surgeon
issues related to surgical service line
11. Participate in new and reoccurring education to maintain
clinical competencies and skills required as a leader within
Surgical Services and as Orthopedic Services Coordinator
12. Performs other duties as requested and as required
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
* Current RN licensure in Texas or compact state. Required.
* Current BLS certification. Required
* Current ACLS certification and Required
Other required experience: Experience in an operating room.
Familiarity with equipment and instruments used in this area,
medical terminology, supply management experience. Knowledge of
computer systems used in the operating room and materials
management. ( Meditech, Smart, eProcurement) Excellent
organizational skills and work with minimal supervision
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