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RN Surgical Coordinator

Vancouver, Washington
Job Type
9 Sep 2022
RN Surgical Coordinator


Job ID: 22-26461
Type: Regular Full-Time
Salmon Creek Medical Ctr campus


Relocation assistance available for nurses new to Legacy!

The Legacy nursing philosophy focuses on patients and their families. Our nurses embody this philosophy in everything they do, as advocates, communicators, problem-solvers and caregivers. Their expertise is sought after and respected by our health care team. In short, they are the face of wellness at Legacy. Does this sound like an environment in which you could thrive? If so, we invite you to consider this opportunity.

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center is Southwest Washington's most modern hospital, offering the latest technology in a setting designed for comfort and care for the whole family. We feature innovations in joint replacement, robotic surgery, pelvic health for women, cancer care, intensive care for newborns, neurosurgery, medical care for children and more.

The Surgical Services department comprises areas in both the outpatient and inpatient surgical areas:

  • 30 outpatient beds located on the 2 nd
  • 32 private inpatient beds on the 6 th

Primary patient population/diagnoses include elective, urgent, and emergent surgical cases:

  • Orthopedic
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecological
  • Urology
  • Ear, Nose, &Throat
  • Vascular
  • Plastics
  • Neruosurgery
  • Wound Debridement
  • Pain management
  • Cath Lab
  • Endoscopy


The RN Surgical Coordinator works with physician and administrative leadership to promote optimal patient care for a disease-specific patient population at a site-based level and to collaborate with peers across Legacy Health to promote integration of best practices throughout the organization. Serves as c linical expert resource for staff providing disease-specific patient care. Facilitates team coordination in the provision of evidence-based care. Develops and maintains disease-specific protocols and processes to support provision of care in conjunction with Service Line leadership (if applicable). Supports patient and community education. Prioritizes work and effectively manages time and projects with minimal supervision.



Academic degree in nursing (BSN or MSN/MN) required.


Two years of experience in the provision and coordination of care for the disease-specific patient population required, 3 years preferred. Experience leading performance improvement efforts and disease-specific program management strongly preferred.


Demonstrated skills in patient assessment, multidisciplinary collaboration, problem solving, data analysis, leading change, teaching, coaching, written and verbal communication. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and clinical information systems.

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


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  • Job Reference: 707784465-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Legacy Health
  • Location: Vancouver, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent