OR Service Leader Ophthalmology Peabody

Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 158109-1A
Date Posted: Nov 4, 2019
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  Under the direction of the nurse manager the Service Line Coordinator is responsible and accountable for optimizing available resources while independently and collaboratively assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of the surgical patient.  The Service Line Coordinator for Orthopedics responsible for providing leadership, clinical education, clinical expertise and functional direction to other members of the health care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:


  1. Collaborates with other disciplines to facilitate the delivery of patient care.
  2. Ensures appropriate equipment and instrumentation are available for scheduled surgeries on day of surgery
  3. Assures that important processes and activities are identified, measured, assessed and systematically evaluates and monitors the processes.
  4. Communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing.
  5. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with colleagues, management, customers and visitors.
  6. Demonstrates effective teamwork skills by sharing information and encouraging input from other members of the team.
  7. Promotes the use of current research findings and current literature in patient care.
  8. Provides ANM/NM with input for staff annual performance appraisals.

Clinical Education

  1. Evaluates the effectiveness of education and performance of clinical skills of team members.
  2. Provides staff education in area of expertise.
  3. Functions as expert resource for service specific equipment and instrumentation
  4. Collaborates with Clinical Educator to provide opportunities for staff development required for their role, leadership and continued professional development.
  5. In collaboration with the Clinical Educator will assure all orientation, annual competencies and new technology and training for all staff within their areas of expertise as defined by the needs of the service coordinators.
  6. Incorporates evidence based practice into patient care activities.

Clinical Expertise

  1. Works in collaboration with the surgeon to maintain technical skills and appropriate equipment available for surgical procedures.
  2. Contributes to the advancement of nursing practice in the perioperative role.
  3. Practice in accordance with AORN Standards of Practice.
  4. Practices in a manner consistent with the MA Nurse Practice Act and Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  5. Participates in professional organization and attain CNOR status.
  6. Evaluates quality of practice in relation to established professional and legal standards.
  7. In the absence of ANM assumes the role of charge nurse
  8. Works in collaboration with the Pyxis manager and team to identify opportunities and issues

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  BSN Preferred. Knowledge of nursing theory and practice acquired through completion of an accredited program of professional nursing in order to be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  Must possess current Commonwealth of Massachusetts license as a Registered Nurse.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:     In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:     Requires 5 years of perioperative nursing experience necessary to acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of unit and department policies and procedures, and to fulfill quality and quantity standards for the job


40 Hours DAYS  4 ten hours days

Schedule based on the needs of Ophthalmology as well as the needs of the department