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Swedish Medical Center, level I trauma center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,400 physicians.
With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, faster than any other facility in the world, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty.
The Orthopedic Program Manager functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team as an advocate, educator and coordinator for orthopedic elective and trauma patients. Primary function is to build relationships with patients, nursing staff and physicians, to coordinate a plan of care including pre-admission testing, and teaching appropriate pre-op classes. The Orthopedic Program Manager also assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of tracking and reporting outcomes for each patient and identifies areas that require attention. The Orthopedic Program Manager is also responsible for the coordination, planning, deployment and management of assigned programs, including, but not limited to the Total Joint Program, M60 (Mature Fracture Program), Spinal Fusion Program, Pre-Admission Testing and others that may be assigned. On an aggregate level, the Orthopedic Program Manager will track performance of the orthopedic service line in accordance with HCA and Service Line goals (growth, quality, practice guidelines, etc.) and identify opportunities to streamline care practice, for example through development of evidence-based guidelines. The Orthopedic Program Manager will serve as a liaison between the patient and family, Orthopedic Surgeons, Nursing departments, and internal and external ancillary care providers. This role will also include program marketing, outreach, and internal and external community education
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.
RN Required / Master’s Trained Preferred
Registered Nurse with minimum 2 years Orthopedic experience. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Meditech. Ability to multitask, keep focused on goals/timelines. Able to articulate elective joint program/process. Able to present to senior executives and physicians.
Experience in program development. Experience in Orthopedic patient care. Experience in customer service. Experience in patient navigation very valuable.