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Coordinator Preference Card Surgical Services

Job ID: 101496
Location: Eden, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Rockingham Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

The Preference Card Coordinator is responsible for managing, analyzing, and continually improving the preference card process at division-wide level. This role is designed for emerging preoperative leaders as a manager of resources and processes. The role will have substantial impacts on cost-saving and revenue enhancement initiatives for Surgical Services and support staff satisfaction with improved efficiency.

1. Preference Card Lists- Manages Physician preference lists, procedures and procedure groupings, and all supplies, medications, equipment and instruments required for each surgical procedure in a main and children’s operating room, ambulatory surgery center, and community hospital OR setting. Maintains clinical competencies in support and understanding of how preference cards impact all aspects of clinical operations, from case pick to intraoperative documentation and supply put away. Manages global changes to all preference cards based upon changes to vendor contracts, equipment upgrades, and healthcare system standardization efforts.
2. Training- Assists in training OR staff in proper preference card usage and change request communications. Serves as liaison between end-users, vendors, and information services for application issues.
3. Scheduling- Works with scheduling office and service coordinators to determine appropriate preference cards for scheduled cases. Reviews schedule for accuracy and adjusts supplies appropriately.
4. Preference Card Program- Analyzes preference card management reports to determine Surgeon procedural standardization and variability. Advocates for clinical improvements based upon objective/historical findings. Provides clinical suggestions to improve standardization and create cost-savings. Conducts annual reviews with each Surgeon and corresponding Clinical Service Manager to review Surgeon’s most frequently used preference cards. Provides feedback to each Surgeon on the agreed upon changes.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Requires High School diploma or GED. Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technology program.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● No licensure is required
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Three (3) years of surgical tech experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Epic Optime or other OR preference card systems

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC Rockingham Health Care

Organization Unit: RHC Surgical Svcs

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Salary Range: $20.03 - $24.80 per hour (Hiring Range)

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity

Work Assignment Type:

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Eden

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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