Job Title: Periop Clinical Resource Coord

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY

Category: Clerical/Administrative Support

Department: Perioperative Services

Union: No

Position: Full Time

Hours: Variable

Shift: Day

Req #: 36097

Hiring Range: $53.37 - $64.04

Job Details:

Job Summary:

Under the collaboration and direction of Perioperative Leadership and Director of Nursing Education, the Perioperative Clinical Resource Coordinator is responsible for: · The effective implementation of staff orientation and nursing education in the Operating Rooms, Pre-Op areas, PACUs, Endoscopy, and Sterile Processing departments. Educating staff at all levels; from basic to advanced skills. · Promoting excellence in nursing as a resource and a role model, · Promoting and encouraging acceptance of AORN recommended practices as the criteria by which standards are developed · Working as an advanced practice nurse who applies an expanded range of practical, theoretical, and evidence-based competencies to the dynamic and diverse patient care populations and environments within Perioperative Services. · Through direct observation and participation in patient and family care, will assess, plan, implement and evaluate strategies to maintain excellence in patient care. · Performing as practitioner, educator, consultant, researcher, mentor, and leader in collaboration with the health care team. · Actively participate in quality improvement projects to promote improved nursing-sensitive, patient outcomes. · Assure and maintain staff competencies and reviewing said competencies for efficacy and efficiency. Measuring skills required to comply with regulatory criteria, including maintaining records of certifications (i.e. CNOR, ACLS, PALS, BLS) · Arrange and maintain in-service calendar and educate staff on new techniques, supplies, and equipment. · Attend various quality committees as well as OR Committee. · Participates in the orientation of various students who rotate through the Perioperative arena, including but not limited to PA students, Medical Students, Surgical Technician students.


ORIENTATION · Provides orientation to all newly-hired nursing staffscore: N/A · Assists with the orientation of newly-promoted or transferred nursing staff.score: N/A · Revises unit specific orientation program content based on evaluations, departmental needs, and regulatory agency mandates.score: N/A · Assesses the learning needs of newly-hired nursing staff.score: N/A · Plans clinical learning experiences for newly-hired nursing staff based on identified needsscore: N/A · Coordinates the orientation process for nursing staff on assigned units. Plans and assists in development of unit specific competencies. EDUCATION · Plans, develops and presents evidenced-based educational programs in response to periodic needs assessments. Completes CEU packet.score: N/A · Updates/prepares teaching outlines, self-learning modules, learning worksheets, and other teaching aids based on evidenced-based researchscore: N/A · Collaborates with Nurse Manager in preparing a unit specific annual education calendar to meet unit needs. Grand Rounds, MD lecturescore: N/A · Evaluates learning outcomes of educational activitiesscore: N/A · Reviews and revises educational programs based on program evaluations.score: N/A · Designs annual competency program based on state, regulatory or hospital requirements. Designing new competency program. score: N/A · Communicates competency validation compliance to managers in a timely mannerscore: N/A · Assists in the patient teaching process when indicated. Covers Diabetes Directions and Infection Control departmentsscore: N/A · Monitors use and operation of audio/visual equipment and other materials utilized for educational purposesscore: N/A · Participates in developing and coordinating hospital community education programsscore: N/A CONSULTATION · Serves as a clinical resource to nursing staff.score: N/A · Provides input and recommendation in the development of nursing standards, policies and procedures. Authors new standards, policies and procedures that are evidenced-basedscore: N/A · Acts as a resource person to hospital staff and the community by sharing knowledge and/or directing them to sources of information.score: N/A · Serves as a mentor.score: N/A · Identifies and reports issues related to quality patient care.score: N/A · Serves as a consultant in the preparation of manuals, guides, and other materials essential for promoting quality patient care and safety. Participates in developing and implementing hospital performance improvement initiativesscore: N/A · Provides input into the review and revision of Education Department policies. score: N/A MANAGEMENT SUPPORT · Facilitates product evaluation/analysis process with staff, physicians and vendorsscore: N/A · Provides recommendations to the Nurse Manager related to the evaluation of the newly-hired staff member's performance. Recommends new products based on evidenced-based research.score: N/A · Serves as a liaison between the Education Department.score: N/A PROFESSIONALISM · Exemplifies high standards of nursing practice through role modeling, facilitating and mentoring. National Certification by accredited professional organization.score: N/A · Serves on a minimum of 2 hospital committees as education representative.score: N/A · Attends a minimum of 2 educational programs to remain current in areas of specialty.score: N/A · Maintains American Heart Association instructor status. score: N/A FISCAL · Develops educational programs based on financial resources availablescore: N/A · Identifies grant opportunities and alternative financial resources that support education. Completes and submits grant applications. score: N/A OTHER · Performs other related duties as assignedscore: N/A · Evaluates effectiveness of orientation and makes revisions as needed. Qualifications/Requirements:


· Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in Perioperative Services. · Demonstrated leadership skills; team builder, superior communication skills. Prior teaching experience preferred.


· Masters Degree in Nursing or Education preferred. · Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or health-related field required.

Licenses / Certifications:

· Licensed and currently registered as a professional nurse in NY State. · Perioperative ACLS and PALS preferred · CNOR preferred. · AHA certification preferred


If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control. · Demonstrated competence in clinical specialty area. · Demonstrated understanding of adult teaching/learning principles · Meets requirements established by Employee Health Services. · Possesses communication and leadership skills, exhibits creativity, integrity, initiative, motivation and flexibility.

About Us:

WMC Advanced Physician Services PC


We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Saving Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement