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Surgery Coordinator (RN) - Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital

Location:  Oconomowoc
Job Type:  Days - 1st Shift
Weekly Hours:  40

We Are Hiring: Coord: Surgical Services Operations 


The Surgical Services Department at ProHealth Care is dedicated to compassionately and professionally serving our patients in a manner that demonstrates excellence in professionalism, positive communication, honor and integrity, built in an environment of trust, knowledge, understanding and teamwork.


The 7 Operating Room suites at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital see an average of 3000 procedures annually. General/vascular, Orthopedics, GYN and ophthalmology are the primary procedures performed here. This team performs approximately 100 Orthopedic Mako Robotic procedures annually


Schedule: 4/10 hour shifts, 0615-1645, no call/no weekends/no holidays


Pay: From $40.79/hour (Increases with experience)

What You Will Do:


You will be accountable for real-time management of established department workflows and processes related to surgical patient throughput.  You will provide coordination and plan of patient throughput activities, with the knowledge and skills of a nursing generalist that routinely demonstrates skills in critical thinking and problem solving.

Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Efficiently manages the operating room schedule to ensure timely provision of operative services for all procedural patients. 
  • Coordinate patient care plans with the inpatient unit and/or Emergency department following OR scheduling guidelines to prioritize same-day surgical case requests and mobilize patient care resources including anesthesia resources to safely and efficient deliver surgical care. Mitigates issues related to patient throughput in surgical services. 
  • Collaborate with Day Surgery, PACU, GI, Cath Lab, IR and Radiology departments to coordinate care and deploy patient resources required to provide surgical and anesthesia care outside of the operating room. Reviews and provides input to updating patient placement guidelines and processes as needed.
  • Collaborates with surgery leadership to develop and monitor daily staff productivity, quality and established service standards.
  • In partnership with surgery leadership, determine shift staffing assignments and strategies and make decisions based on the daily assessment of the surgery division operations.
  • Collaborates with Surgeons/Anesthesiologists to coordinate care of surgical cases as based on patient type/acuity.
  • Provides patient care clinical support as needed (i.e. Anesthesia Provider support, patient and specimen transportation, assist with surgical positioning and procedures, verify medication administration/wasting, surgical counts, etc…)
  • Reports on compliance with time and attendance policies and procedures to management team


What You Will Need:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wisconsin 
  • Previous OR experience required, charge nurse experience preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA)


About Us:

Surgical Services embraces a collaborative approach for treating a patient’s injury or illness. Care is delivered by our skilled clinical team and integrated ancillary support team; which provides all levels of clinical assistance maintaining a high quality care and patient safety.  The Surgical Services arena encompasses Orthopedics, General & Vascular, Gynecology, Podiatry, Urology, and Ophthalmology surgical procedures. The Day Surgery department is an outpatient surgical unit that provides care before and after surgery, heart catherization procedures, radiology procedures, and GI procedures. Although the majority of patients are discharged the day of their procedure, some are admitted to critical or acute care units. ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial is certified by The Joint Commission as a Joint Replacement Center of Excellence. Offers the MAKOplasty® and Anterior Hip Arthroplasty procedure to patients.


The Surgical Services Department of ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial strives to become a surgical center of excellence, dedicated to exceptional, individualized care, with outstanding service and outcomes that will attract superior talent in meeting the surgical needs of our community.


ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County and surrounding areas for the past century, providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. The people of ProHealth Care strive to continuously improve the health and well-being of the community by combining skill, compassion and innovation. The ProHealth family includes Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin, ProHealth Medical Group clinics, AngelsGrace Hospice, ProHealth Home Care & Hospice, West Wood Health & Fitness Center and Regency Senior Communities. Learn more at


ProHealth Care, one of the largest employers in Waukesha County, offers work that is challenging and rewarding. The organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families and treats each individual with respect – the way they should be treated. ProHealth Care supports a Just Culture, one that encourages an open learning environment and maintaining safe systems. We have high expectations for those who join our team of nearly 5,000 employees. In return, we offer exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic, health care system where the contributions of every team member are valued.


ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Do You Fit at ProHealth Care?

Here at ProHealth Care, we strive to be the best we can be, while continually improving the care we deliver. With patient care at the center of all we do, it is ingrained into our culture to attract the best and the brightest to ProHealth Care. We have a promise to our patients and employees: The way you should be treated. We live by this commitment and remain dedicated to creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee