Sutter Health MMCM-OR Trauma Nurse Coordinator (Charge Nurse) - FT Evening/Nights in Modesto, California


The OR Trauma Nurse Coordinator functions within the full scope of licensure and will implement the nursing process in the provision of direct patient care to include the following:assess patient and family needs, develop a plan of care based on patient care needs and surgical procedure to be performed as well needs of the anesthesiologist and the surgeon.Implementation of the plan of care is individualized and collaboration occurs with all members of the surgical team including the, Assistant Department Manager(s), OR Materials Manager, and Department Manager when necessary.The OR Trauma Nurse Coordinator is responsible for managing and facilitating the activities in the operating room on weekends.The OR Trauma Nurse Coordinator assures that physiological, safety, environmental, psychosocial and learning needs of the patient are addressed.

Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current licensure as an RN in the State of California.

  • Minimum of one (1) year recent nursing experience in an Operating Room.

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience (in an Operating Room with a trauma program) both in circulating and scrubbing roles.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience managing complex trauma patients across the continuum of care.

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

  • Current Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) certification or must obtain within twelve (12) months.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

  • Basic knowledge of nursing process in assessment of physical, psychosocial, and psychological needs of the patients.

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient populations.

  • Ability to write, read, hear, and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.

  • CNOR certification.

Primary Location: California, Central Valley, Modesto

Organization: Memorial Medical Center, Modesto

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: Yes

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Evening/Night

Shift Hours: 12 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 72

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.