Robotic Coordinator, RN - Operating Room
Job ID: R0040114 | Inpatient Registered Nurses | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
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UVA Health has raised salaries for this nursing position by as much as 20%.

The Robotic Coordinator orchestrates the overall planning, organization, direction, and evaluation of the Robotic Surgery Program. This includes coordination of care for robotics surgery patients, program management, patient, resident, and staff education and training, supply, and equipment management, as well as the oversight of multidisciplinary teams and acts as a liaison between the physicians, nursing staff, support staff, and vendors. The incumbent will also maintain quality standards for responsive services including data management of key quality metrics/indicators. The position is responsible for reviewing and revising schedules with physicians for cases and supports ongoing nursing and management with the needs of the schedule.
  • Implements and manages all aspects of the Robotics Surgery program related to clinical and administrative processes, including development and implementation of clinical and programmatic policies and procedures, operational, and staffing decisions in collaboration with the Operating Room Director and Physician staff.
  • Sets up the Da Vinci Surgical System for surgical procedures and performs clinical troubleshooting of the Da Vinci System during robotic procedures. Serves as point person for any Da Vinci related questions.
  • Maintains records of surgical procedure pathways and guidelines.
  • Develops and maintains performance and competency requirements for robotics surgical teams/staff.
  • Evaluates and adjusts specialty team staffing.
  • Works with service line Nurse Managers to complete patient care assignments based on expertise of the staff members and demands of the OR schedule.
  • Routinely acts as a clinical resource/adviser to staff for problem identification and resolution. Anticipates and proactively guides care to prevent untoward events.
  • Functions as a liaison with Intuitive Surgical.
  • Oversees the orientation, training, and preceptorship of department staff and residents to the Robotic Service.
  • Ensures that any expenditures are within the budget. Possesses knowledge of related benchmarks. Meets at least quarterly with the financial analyst team / Robotic Users Group representative (RUGS) to review case costs/provides surgeons with case cost information.
  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.
  • The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.
Position Compensation Range: $71,988.80 - $115,190.40 Annual


  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program.
  • Experience: At least three (3) years of operating room experience with two (2) years of experience in Robotic Surgery. One (1) year of leadership experience preferred.
  • License/Certification: Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.


Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive). Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 50-100 lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.

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