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Perioperative Robotic Coordinator

Patient Care Providers
19002959 Requisition #
Classification Title: Clinical Coordinator
Department: Main Operating Room
Pay Grade: 4B
Percent of Time: 100%
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular
Schedule: Rotating Day/Evening shifts Monday through Friday, primarily 9:00 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. with the occasional ability to flex shifts later into the evening to accommodate the needs of robotic procedures.  No weekends, holidays, or on-call schedule.

Perioperative Robotic Clinical Coordinator 

The Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care presents an opportunity for an experienced nurse leader to advance their career. We are seeking a full time Robotic Clinical Coordinator for the Perioperative Nursing Division. The Clinical Coordinator provides leadership in clinical care coordination/specialized nursing care, clinical education of nursing staff and health professionals, and uses clinical nursing expertise in improving nursing and health care through the management of quality or design of informatics.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Provide leadership and oversight for specialized services or populations involving Surgical Robotic Cases.
  • Assists with trouble shooting problems that may occur with the Surgical Robot.
  • Provide education and training for the Surgical Robot.
  • Compliance with internal policies and external regulations for safe and effective care delivery and health profession education.
  • Assists with robotic procedures.
  • Collaborate with nurses, physicians, and other health care providers in cases that require the Surgical Robot.

Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

REFERENCES:  Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.


Please attach an updated resume/CV as part of the application process. Please indicate in your cover letter which OR team(s) you are interested in.   Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Callie Henderson at callie-henderson@uiowa.edu.


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required.
  • Current license to practice nursing in Iowa
  • A minimum of one year recent OR nursing experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates skills for leading change and implementation of evidence based practice. 
  •  Demonstrates expertise in specific (Perioperative) clinical area of practice is required.
  • Collaborates and develops effective interpersonal relationships with nursing staff, medical staff, interdisciplinary teams, and other hospital departments.
  • Demonstrates skills in leadership/management roles.

Desired Qualifications:
  • CNOR certification is preferred.  If applicant does not have CNOR certification at time of hire, will require applicant to test within six months of hire. 
  • Member/involvement in professional organizations
  •  Master’s Degree in Nursing is desirable.
  • Experience conducting staff education is desirable
  • Extensive knowledge or desire to learn Microsoft Excel and Access 

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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