Job Description

Job Title: Nurse Coordinator-OR (Carlisle)
Job ID: 190001LR
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Operating Room
Location: 361 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle PA 17015


Are you an experienced OR Nurse who is passionate about delivering the best care possible and looking to advance in your career? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of your patients? Answer your calling while building your career at UPMC. We offer various opportunities for personal skill-building, professional development, and continued education. If you’re ready to take on new challenges, explore this opportunity with us today!


Assigns the work of subordinate staff; adjusts schedules and assignments to compensate for fluctuating patient visit schedules, staff shortages and other contingencies.

Communicates with providers and staff as needed to ensure delivery of optimal patient care.

Conducts daily review of procedure lab to ensure that all staff performance conforms to established standards and guidelines.

Coordinates new employee orientation and a continuing education program for the clinical staff by assessing and prioritizing the learning needs of the staff and coordinating and monitoring appropriate educational programs.

Directs and assists subordinates in the execution of clinical responsibilities.

Ensures that unit supply inventory levels are maintained and monitors usage to determine the need for changes. Ensures the proper operation of unit equipment; secures the repair of unit equipment by initiating work order or recommending external repair service.

Establishes and maintains effective work relationships with subordinates, staff physicians, supervisors, and other members of the health care team in order to coordinate and facilitate the delivery of optimal patient care.

Monitors the administration, documentation, and safekeeping of all controlled medications maintained in the clinic.

Participates and contributes to the development of the overall goals and plans for the care unit.

Participates in the development of nursing policies for assigned unit. Develops, recommends and administers procedures necessary to implement policy; interprets policies and procedures for clinical staff and ensures their adherence. Provides direction and oversight necessary to ensure efficient and effective patient care and/or services.

Provides competent and professional nursing care to the patients and participates in direct patient care.

Regularly participates in staff meetings for the purpose of dissemination of information and monitoring employee concerns, needs and suggestions.

Responsible for compliance with standards and guidelines promulgated by accrediting and regulatory agencies and for preparing area for inspection by such agencies.

Works with the division administrators in assisting with the development, and administration of a budget, which provides for the attainment of unit goals. Monitors utilization of supplies and equipment and advises personnel concerning economical usage.


Bachelor's degree required.Master's degree preferred. 3-5 years of clinical expertise required.  Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of PA.  CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

Salary Range: $31.93 to $49.48 / hour

Union Position: No

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