Manager of Surgery (RN #75464)
Company: Continuum Medical Staffing
Posted on: February 15, 2019
Operating Room/Ambulatory Care/MedSurg opening in Fresno, California. This position is accountable for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of Surgical Services to include the Inpatient Operating Room. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in performance improvement activities. Reasonable accommodation Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care. Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred. ACLS Certificate required. CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room) preferred. Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required. Minimum Work Experience: Five (5) years of experience in surgical nursing. Two (2) years of nursing management experience preferred. Required Licenses: Current California Registered Nursing License. Required Skills: ---Must be familiar with healthcare industry concepts, practices, and procedures. ---Ability to maintain collaborative working relationships to ensure a positive and productive work environment. ---Ability to plan and prioritize work with frequent interruptions. ---Ability to provide exceptional customer service. ---Effective verbal and written communication skills. ---Knowledge and proficiency of hospital information technology applications Essential Functions ---Applies clear/consistent performance standards, handles performance problems decisivelyand objectively, is direct but tactful, provides guidance and assistance to improve performance. ---Assists surgeons in operations through provision of qualified staff; formulates schedule which provides staff available for all procedures. ---Assumes 24-hour responsibility for administrative and operational functions of the Surgical Services department. ---Attend and participate 2 out 4 Mock Code Blue drills per year. ---Completes evaluations and submits two (2) weeks prior to review. New employees are given checklists, oriented and evaluated at the end of 90 days. ---Conducts positive negotiations, ability to compromise, handles conflict, seeks common ground, articulates own and others goals, stays focused on positive outcome. ---Consults with Director of Surgical Services on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. ---Controls traffic to avoid infection. ---Creates and communicates long-term vision, balances short and long term goals, keeps own and teams work aligned with overall goals, understands the market and can predict change, understands the industry and the competition, creates and adjusts strategic plans. ---Defines and ensures compliance with standards of patient care and nursing practice ---Develops an annual education plan for staff. Implements and educates staff on an Annual Basis. ---Empowers and motivates staff in an environment that values results through teamwork ---Evaluates needs for new or different items in regard to present and new trends or needs of the department. ---Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. ---Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems. ---Leads through change and adversity, makes the tough call when needed, builds consensus when ---appropriate, motivates and encourages others. ---Listens well, diffuses conflict before it starts, finds causes of and solutions to problems, handles difficult people. ---Manages staffing issues and promotes the development of self and others for the advancement of the organization and the individual. ---Operates within established capital budgets, controls and guidelines. Make recommendations for Capital purchases and assists in the development of the annual budget. ---Other duties as assigned. ---Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation for quality assurance, performance improvement and customer satisfaction programs. ---Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of goals, objectives and policies/procedures that contribute to the achievement of the department and organizations strategic plan. ---Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. ---Performs personnel management functions for establishing personnel qualification requirements, interviewing, training and evaluation of staff members and instituting personnel actions according to the organizational philosophy and policies. ---Plans and organizes departmental activities to ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instruction of surgeons, anesthesiologists and hospital administrative procedures. ---Plans and organizes orientation and in-service training for staff members, and participates in guidance and educational programs. ---Plans for and uses resources efficiently, always looks for ways to reduce costs, creates accurate and realistic budgets, tracks and adjusts budgets, contributes to budget planning. ---Recognizes problems and responds, systematically gathers information, sorts through complex issues, seeks input from others, address root cause of issues, makes timely decisions, can make difficult decisions, uses consensus when possible, communicates decisions to others. ---Supervises care of OR suite and equipment to ensure cleanliness, sterility and operational ability of all items. ---Verifies that narcotics and controlled substances are counted and locked, per hospital policy. ---Verifies that proper temperature, humidity, ventilation and lighting are maintained to provide a comfortable, safe work environment. Functional Demands Physical Demands ---Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus) ---Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) ---Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships) ---Lift more than 100 pounds: up to 1/3 of time ---Lift up to 10 pounds: 2/3 and more of time ---Lift up to 25 pounds: up to 1/3 of time ---Lift up to 50 pounds: up to 1/3 of time ---Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right ---while eyes are fixed on a given point) ---Push/Pull: 1/3 to 1/2 of time ---Reach with hands and arms: 1/3 to 1/2 of time ---Sit: up to 1/3 of time ---Stand: 2/3 and more of time ---Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: up to 1/3 of time ---Talk or hear: 2/3 and more of time ---Use hands to finger, handle or feel: 1/3 to 1/2 of time ---Walk: 2/3 and more of time Work Environment ---Body fluid exposure: Yes ---Extreme cold (non-weather): up to 1/3 of time ---Fine Dexterity: Both (7+ hours) ---Grasping: firm/heavy: Both (3-4 hours) ---Grasping: simple/light: Both (3-4 hours) ---Hearing: Ability to hear instructions from physician/department staff ---Hearing: Ability to hear patient call ---Repetitive use of foot control: Right only (1-2 hours) ---Repetitive use of hands: Both (5-6 hours) ---Risk of electrical shock: up to 1/3 of time ---Typical noise level: Moderate Noise ---Work near moving mechanical parts: up to 1/3 of time Best Regards,
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