Banner Health Registered Nurse Services Coordinator-Surgery in Glendale, Arizona


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The BTMC Main Surgery Department provides operating room procedures and surgeries

Inpatient and Outpatient services offered include but are not limited to:

  • General cases

  • GYN open and advanced laparoscopic cases

  • ENT, Plastics and Podiatry cases

  • Urology cases

  • Orthopedic cases

  • Pediatric cases

  • Neurosurgery and spine cases

  • Robotic procedures for urology, gynecology and general cases

  • Open Heart and vascular procedures

Hours of Operation:

The surgery department has access to surgery 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Daily hours of operation for elective and add-on cases are from 0730 – 2300 Monday through Friday with on-call coverage after hours for emergency cases.

Weekend hours are from 0730 -1900 with 2 teams present for inpatient urgent and emergent cases only. On-call coverage is available after hours for emergency cases.


About Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird Medical Center opened its doors in 1983 and has been growing ever since to meet the health care needs of the communities it serves in northwest metropolitan Phoenix. Today, the 555-bed hospital - one of the largest hospitals in the state - is annually ranked as one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and enjoys a reputation as the preferred provider of care to children and adults in the area in consumer preference surveys. The tertiary care hospital provides everything from routine to advanced, specialized care to both adult and pediatric patients. Specialized services include cardiology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, stroke care and a women and infants services program. Additionally, in partnership with top-ranked MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also offers state-of-the-art cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is certified as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and features a 35-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit that cares for babies of high-risk pregnancies and those born prematurely. Banner Thunderbird is also home to the only pediatric intensive care unit for seriously ill or injured children in the area. If you would like to contribute to truly leading edge caring, we invite you to bring your experience and skills to Banner Thunderbird.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position coordinates the patient and physician needs for specialty procedure based departments while providing nursing care to patients. Coordinates, plans, and directs the daily functioning of the specialty under the guidance of leadership. This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.

Essential Functions

  • Serves as a liaison with physicians, allied health personnel, and organizational vendors to identify and prioritize specialty service supply, instrument, and equipment needs for patient procedures. Reviews future schedule to prepare required equipment and resolve supply and equipment conflicts.

  • Coordinates oversight of quality, risk management, safety, and nursing standards and is a role model and resource for providing quality patient care and maintaining clinical competency on department.

  • Formulates and implements the plan of care through direct patient care, coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom care is provided.

  • Ensures efficient and cost-effective use of department resources by coordinating use of appropriate supplies and equipment for scheduled procedures. Participates in continuous quality improvement of their service to benefit patient and physician needs.

  • Collaborates and communicates with leadership and support staff for identification of operational and capital inventory needs. Participates in prioritization of equipment requests for budgeting purposes.

  • Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting, mentoring, and orientation when appropriate. Serves as a positive, clinical role model to facilitate staff development.

  • Communicates with scheduling for clarification of unique procedures, protocols, and inventory descriptions to facilitate the scheduling process.

  • May collaborate with staff in determining par levels for automatic reordering based on scheduled procedures, historical usage, availability, and product acquisition time.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice. BCLS certification is required.

Must possess experience typically demonstrated through a minimum of 3 years of related clinical experience. Must maintain clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area in which they work as demonstrated through annual validations. Must demonstrate commitment to professional improvement and practices to support the budgetary plan. Demonstrates critical thinking and leadership abilities. Requires strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree preferred. Professional certification preferred. Certification may be preferred according to work assignment.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 200345

Facility Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

Shift Night

Department Banner Thunderbird Medical Center - Surgery-Hosp

Position Type FT: Full-Time

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Street Address 5555 West Thunderbird

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City & State US-AZ-Glendale

Posting Category Nursing - Surgery

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