385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department.
The Nursing Manager is responsible for the administration and supervision of nursing personnel in the Perioperative Services areas: 7027 (PACU), 7031 (Preop, including PAT); and is accountable to the Director of Surgical Services, for coordination of all nursing care given and related supporting services of the Department and personnel.
The main function is that of leadership and promotion of cooperative staff effort.
In the absence of the Director, the Nursing Manager assumes this responsibility and accountability.
The Nursing Manager is responsible for the location and completion of assigned functions in the daily operation of the Perioperative Services units assigned to him/her.
She/He interprets hospital and departmental philosophy, objectives, policy and procedures.
Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.
Department Specific Duties:
Evaluates the orientation of new employees
Conducts evaluations for new staff at the completion of the probationary period.
Performs yearly performance evaluations
Evaluates students and allied health staff as needed.
Participates in the disciplinary process as needed.
Monitors staff compliance with policy and procedures
Interprets policy and procedures to staff members
Enforces compliance with policy and procedures
Communicates non-compliance to the Director of Surgical Services
Provides counseling and disciplinary measures to personnel
Monitors the department environmental daily and assures surveillance of safety, regulatory and infection prevention
Assures staff knowledge of regulatory requirements including fire and disaster safety
Reviews electrical safety and assures all equipment is maintained and inspected
Reports environmental problems to appropriate support departments
Encourages and atmosphere of responsiveness to physician needs and requests
Demonstrates commitment to continually improving service scores
Provides assistance to surgeons through case readiness and adequately prepared team members
Works to reduce OR turnover times
Analyzes quality, performance, and service scores, takes action and monitors for improvement
Assists Director in identifying goals and visionary planning
Attends leadership meetings and serves on hospital/departmental committees
Monitors budget compliance
Provides input into the preparation of the budget
Demonstrates cost reduction strategies
Assists with departmental statistical analysis
Current RN licensure in the State of California.
Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain current at all times).
3 years clinical experience in Surgical Services
Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, and co-workers inter- and intra-departmentally.
Possess active listening skills.
Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice.
Compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate.
Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work.
Possesses audible acuity necessary for taking blood pressures and maintaining patient safety.
IMPORTANT: All resumes must be submitted with a brief candidate summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description. Please be sure to showcase all skills and experience relevant to each requirement for THIS particular job. This write-up will be forwarded to the client along with the resume.