Orthopedic Surgical Coordinator

Naples, FL
United States

Category
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Full-Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

67210 - Orthopedics

Full-Time

Day

8A-5P

None / Not Applicable

High school diploma or GED required

Candidates must have graduated from an accredited Surgical Technologist program.

The Orthopedic Surgical Coordinator interacts with surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and other health care professionals in the operating room and ambulatory practice. This position will assist in continuity of care for orthopedic patients before, during, and after surgical and office-based procedures. This role functions under the direct supervision of the primary operative surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly and appropriately placed, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditionst that maximize patient safety. The Orthopedic Surgical Coordinator also coordinates care between the surgeon, surgery scheduler, and office staff to ensure seamless patient care from the initial office visit through post-operative care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains asepsis in surgical suites

  • Tracks implants and handle equipment per manufactures guidelines

  • Assists in patient positioning

  • Preparation of surgical site

  • Drapes patient within surgeon guidelines

  • Assists in laparoscopic procedures with camera and instrumentation

  • Maintains and updates knowledge of surgical instruments and equipment

  • May take call after assigned hours to assist attending surgeons in urgent, emergent, or add on surgical procedures

  • Maintain an extensive knowledge of surgical instruments and equipment

  • Maintain an extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology

  • Must be able to gown and glove using open or closed gloving technique

  • Demonstrate knowledge of aseptic technique in relation to procedure and operating field

  • Provide physician clinical support in ambulatory setting including but not limited to completing vital signs, reviewing medication, and triaging patients

  • Coordinates surgical cases with surgery scheduler to ensure proper procedures are scheduled and surgeon's schedule is appropriate

  • Compiles data on surgical outcomes to improve quality and patient experience from office to operating room to post-operative care

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of High School or GED

  • Graduate of accredited program for Surgical Technologist.

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience preferred.

  • Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association required.