Nov 19, 2021

Clinical Nurse Coordinator Operating Room

  • SCL Health
  • Wheat Ridge, CO, USA
Full Time Operating Room

Job Description


To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer up to a $15,00 sign-on bonus to experienced RNs with more than 1+ years of experience and up to $5,000 for relocation (if applicable).


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Operating Room Registered Nurse Clinical Coordinator.

You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in high pressure situations.

You’re generous with your thoughts, your partnerships, and especially your passion for patient care.

You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


Our Operating Room boasts 9 surgical suites with one heart room and one cystoscopy room.  Main OR specialties include: OB-GYN, Orthopedics (largest service line), General Surgery, Cardiac, Neuro, ENT, Urology, Plastics and Podiatry.  We also have DaVinci robotics on-site.

 We are proud to be a Heart and Neurovascular Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and a Level III Trauma Center.

Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence - Magnet designation - by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years. 

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll honor each other’s dignity and surpass the standards we set. We’ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.


We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

Your day.

As an OR RN Clinical Coordinator, you need to know how to:

  • Supervise, lead, role model and coordinate the activities of personnel engaged in providing excellent patient focused care & supporting physician practices through the provision of integrated, effective & innovative nursing practices & related medical services. Supervise daily staffing and productivity in assigned area/department. Assure appropriate staff assignments and schedule and seek resources as needed.

  • Serve as role model, mentor, and supervisor of staff.

  • Act as a leadership and clinical resource for assigned area/department. Support associates in resolving patient and unit/department issues, concerns, and complaints. Escalate issues as needed/ as warranted.

  • Participate in a leadership role in performance improvement activities, new initiatives, and other unit functions. Participate in interviewing and selection of assigned personnel.

  • Proactively seek opportunities to identify and implement methods to improve financial outcomes, patient care and outcomes, and associate and physician engagement.

  • Perform the responsibilities of a RN, as needed.

  • Demonstrate and promote exemplary service orientation to patients, members, providers, & staff.

  • Oversee training of personnel and ensure orientation to policies, procedures & expectations. Ensure that the training activities incorporate all applicable policies, local, state & federal laws & regulations, & accreditation standards.

  • Participate with managing associate performance, including motivating, coaching and counseling on immediate performance issues, recommending appropriate action, disciplining, and advising leadership on terminations. Support department leadership in issue/conflict resolution, developing performance improvement plans, and administering the discipline process.

  • Assess & develop recommendations for new or revised general or nursing policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Partner with the physician leaders in creating a culture of commitment to patient focused service, excellent support of physician practices, innovation, compliance, ethics and integrity. Assist with managing staff, projects, budgets, and other related leadership activities.

Your experience.

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:


  • ASN / ADN from an accredited program with the ability to obtain your BSN from an accredited program within four (4) years of hire unless you possess a minimum of fifteen (15) years of proven continuous Registered Nurse experience in an acute care setting

  • Current Colorado RN license or compact license with the ability to obtain Colorado RN license

  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within sixty (60) days of hire (with prior approval; ACLS/NRP/PALS as appropriate for unit or service)

  • Minimum of three (3) years of RN experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Current specialty certification(s) as appropriate for unit or service

Your next move.

Now that you know more about being an OR RN Clinical Coordinator on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.