Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Responsible and accountable for the delivery of safe, effective, efficient, direct and indirect, patient-family centered care through the continuum of perioperative care to include but not limited to outpatients, in-patients, all operating room suites and surrounding areas, all support staff, surgery scheduling, nurse station, infection prevention, anesthesia, sterilization processes, x-ray and laser usage in the OR, safety of everyone entering the OR area during all shifts and overall assurance of education, communication and research. Assist with editing and development of policies and procedures for the Surgical Services Department on a regular basis.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the positon.
Oversees processes and personnel of Surgical Service charge audits and surgery scheduling staff.
Coordinate the effective and efficient flow of operations by maintaining liaison with nursing staff, surgeons, anesthesia, PACU, supervisors, SPD, Infection Control, facilities, Biomed, Clinical Informatics, and other relevant department managers, supervisors and directors throughout the facility.
Assist with preparation and oversight for call roster, assure proper staffing for call schedule is maintained at all times in accordance with Level I Trauma requirements. Sign off as approver for each roster.
Ensure that incidents are logged, reported on and followed through in a timely manner.
Check changes to staffing, operations and patient bed allocation and communicate accordingly.
Facilitate the reporting of any maintenance or service of equipment and instrumentation as required.
Assist OR Director with monthly statistical reports and possesses ability to verbalize cause of variances and takes action to correct and or maintain as needed.
Functions as a resource for providing various statistics and reports for projects.
Supports and contributes to Quality Improvement efforts.
Conduct job interviews as required.
Create an environment that facilitates effective communication across all disciplines to maintain optimal coordination and cooperation.
Create and maintain an environment of safety and efficiency at all times.
Create and maintain a work flow that embodies the need for urgency, professionalism, communication, education and positive support to all team members.
Act as a role model in clinical practice, leadership, team building, change management, human and financial resource management.
Serves as a resource to Surgical Service personnel in regard to nursing functions and information systems.
Assist nursing staff in maintaining physician preference cards as necessary for operating rooms.
Facilitate the maintenance of a safe clinical environment that is therapeutic for patients care and sensitive to other staff needs.
Ensure and facilitate infection control guidelines and standards are adhered to and monitored.
Identify needs of the patients in all facets of the Operating Suite Management.
Ensure clinical competencies of staff are up to date. Discuss and initiate professional development as required, along with disciplinary action according to policy.
Communicate regularly and in multiple formats with staff regarding processes, staffing, policy, procedure, education opportunities, general hospital events, etc.
Ensures staff education needs are met by using appropriate teaching methods for training related to patient care documentation and use of information systems communicating all with Surgical Services Educator.
Provides technical advice and direction to management and staff.
Ability to give clear concise instructions.
Act as a positive role model, acting as a mentor as needed
Maintain competencies according to guidelines, policies and standards.
Facilitate and attend relevant ongoing education.
Demonstrates and awareness of the progressive nature of Perioperative nursing by keeping abreast of new technology in the area and regularly updating skills and knowledge including AORN guidelines.
Maintain knowledge of all hospital emergency codes and be prepared to teach and coordinate best practice management of internal and external emergencies.
Under limited direction, responsible for the planning, direction and coordination of services to ensure safe, quality
surgical care to each patient.
The Nurse Manager manifests a high level of expertise in balancing the business and clinical operations required to manage Surgical Services and supporting departments.
As a consultant the Nurse Manager provides expert professional knowledge and skill in specific surgical care in order to develop the technical and professional skills of the multidisciplinary health care team.
The Nurse Manager serves as a mentor to other members of the surgical healthcare team.
The Nurse Manager has the ability and responsibility to communicate within and across the organization of systems to support improved patient outcomes for their area of responsibility.
The Nurse Manager plays a key role in providing and supporting the professional development of staff to assist with nursing research and evaluate evidence for practice.
The Nurse Manager identifies the need for new standards, policies and procedures within the organization and across systems.
The Nurse Manager demonstrates professional leadership by taking an active role in the formulation and implementation of such policies as needed throughout the Surgical Services department and support departments.
Performs other duties as assigned
Notifies HCA Customer Support of issues or problems with the OR Module.
Manages the internal audit function to include communication, education and research.
Ensure and facilitate standards/recommendations of governing bodies are adhered to, monitored and evaluated
Education: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. BSN required; Master’s level education preferred
Experience: Minimum five (5) years’ experience as an RN in an acute care operating room setting
Certifications/Registrations Required: Current licensure from the State of Oklahoma Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. BLS (American Heart Association) required upon hire. ACLS (American Heart Association) required within 6 months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of standards of patient care and required documentation. Maintain up to date knowledge of AORN Standards and Recommended Practices. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Skill in training others. Ability to work as a member of a team to ensure quality patient care. Excellent computer skills and knowledge of relevant software. Knowledge of relevant operating room software, processes and procedures. Ability to gather, organize and analyze information. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent problem solving ability. Ability to provide exceptional service while working in a stressful environment.
OU Medicine has a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, but our offerings go beyond traditional packages. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs and goals both inside and outside of the work environment, brings additional rewards that create peace of mind for you and your family.
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OU Medicine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.
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