Clinical Coordinator of Surgery West Campus @ Yavapai Regional Medical Center
Surgical Services Sr Manager @ Banner Health
Supervisory Clinical Nurse @ Indian Health Service
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) @
University of Phoenix
Clinical Coordinator of Surgery West Campus @ Operating Room manager for six room OR, specializing in Cardiovascular, neuro, spine, general, ortho, urology, gyn, ENT and podiatry surgery. We perform approximately 330 procedures a month. I oversee a team of 30 employees. Responsible for orientation, competency assessment and continuing education. I serve on a variety of committees within
Clinical Coordinator of Surgery West Campus @ Operating Room manager for six room OR, specializing in Cardiovascular, neuro, spine, general, ortho, urology, gyn, ENT and podiatry surgery. We perform approximately 330 procedures a month. I oversee a team of 30 employees. Responsible for orientation, competency assessment and continuing education. I serve on a variety of committees within the hospital and at the state level for AZSCORN (AZ State Council of Operating Room Nurses). From November 2012 to Present (3 years) Prescott, AZSurgical Services Sr Manager @ Begin as Clinical Educator for all clinical staff. Stayed in this role until April of 2011, after being asked several times to step in and take over surgical services. As educator I taught all of the American Heart courses (obtained all my certifications in the first three months) and developed orientation/competency and educational programs for all clinical staff in a rural 60 bed facility.
As director of surgical services, I oversaw operations for all of Surgical Services. We had 3 Operating Rooms, 1 endo/procedure room, 5 bay PACU & 5 bay Pre-op and Central Sterile dept, overseeing 13 employees. Later on I took over management of the CRNA's and their practice, expanding to 16 employees.
Job description was changed from Surgical Services Director to SS Sr. Mgr. when job descriptions were revamped in 2011 by Banner. From September 2010 to August 2012 (2 years) Fallon, NVSupervisory Clinical Nurse @ Chinle Service Unit OR/PACU/CS SCN From March 2005 to September 2010 (5 years 7 months) Clinical Nurse Specialist @ Worked as RN, acting manager, charge lead nurse and lastly as a perioperative educator for all of surgical services, developing curriculums and study courses to prepare staff for their roles in surgery and for national certifications. Covered for manager in absence and maintained skills in the operating room. Prepared a variety of statistical reports for manager and organization. From September 2003 to March 2005 (1 year 7 months) Tuba City, AZRegistered Nurse @ Night charge nurse in a Level II trauma center. Managed patient workloads during nightshift, with a focus on trauma related injuries. Obtained my CNOR in March 2003 while working at Wilson, I completed my Perioperative 101 coursework in my first six months of work at here. From May 2000 to August 2003 (3 years 4 months) Johnson City, NYRegistered Nurse @ RN in 300 bed, Trauma II teaching hospital. I worked on a Medical/Surgical/Orthopedic floor during the nightshift, caring for 12 patients each shift. Duties primarily were assessment/treatments/medication delivery and education/evaluation. Very busy floor, many post surgical patients and learned a great deal about pain management and assessment for surgical patients. Invaluable experience, but when an opportunity to move to the operating room in NY state opened, I went. I fell in love with surgery during my clinical rotations in nursing school. It was the perfect specialty for me! From August 1999 to May 2000 (10 months) Scranton, Pennsylvania Area
Masters of Science in Nursing/Education & Health Care Education (MSN/Ed) @ University of Phoenix From 2006 to 2008 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) @ University of Phoenix From 2004 to 2006 Associate of Science in nursing (ADN) @ Penn State University From 1997 to 1999 Patricia J. Coates is skilled in: Operating Room, Nursing, Surgery, Proposal Writing, Clinical Research, General Surgery, Urology, Neurology, Spine, Sterilization, Post Anesthesia Care, Podiatry, Hospitals, Healthcare, Patient Safety, Healthcare Information..., Report Writing, Team Management, Public Speaking, Teaching, Healthcare Management, BLS
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