Nurse Manager of Surgery
Company: WPA Staffing Solutions, LLC
Posted on: April 27, 2021
Nurse Manager of Surgery Job Description: 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
and Work Experience Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
BSN preferred. CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room) preferred.
Five (5) years of experience in surgical nursing. Two (2) years of
nursing management experience preferred. Shift: Full Time - 5 Days
a week 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 Management Competencies Leadership 1.
Communicates vision for organizational success that sparks
excitement in others 2. Builds support, commitment and engagement
of employees by helping them understand the connection between
their work and success of hospital. 3. Creates environment that
guides employees to accomplish unit and individual goals 4.
Responds positively to changes to maximize opportunities or
minimize problems 5. Leads by personal example People Management 1.
Defines and communicates standards of performance; and provides
regular informal feedback 2. Develops and maintains department
staffing model; hires and onboards new employees 3. Completes
employees introductory and annual evaluations by due date 4.
Fosters internal employee communication by ensuring that staff
meetings are conducted on a regular basis 5. Addresses employee
performance issues in a timely and consistent manner Performance
Improvement and Quality of Service 1. Identifies opportunities for
process improvement 2. Develops and tracks key outcomes to measure
performance 3. Assure regulatory compliance with Joint Commission,
federal and state regulatory agencies Financial Management 1.
Maintain department budget for capital, expenses and revenues 2.
Monitors and explains variances 3. Identifies and implements ways
to decrease costs and improve productivity Required
Licenses/Certifications Current California Registered Nursing
License. ACLS and BLS required. Minimum Standards 1. Time &
Attendance (see company Time & Attendance Policy) 2. Professional
Appearance (see company Dress Policy) 3. Staff meetings (90%) 4.
Annual Requirements Mock Code Blue (min. 2 per year if applicable)
PPD/TB Screen Annual Competencies Flu Vaccine
License/Certifications Compliance Training Essential Functions
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. 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. 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. 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. Manages staffing issues and
promotes the development of self and others for the advancement of
the organization and the individual. Plans and organizes
departmental activities to ensure patient needs are met in
accordance with instruction of surgeons, anesthesiologists and
hospital administrative procedures. Verifies that narcotics and
controlled substances are counted and locked, per hospital policy.
Other duties as assigned. 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) 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) 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 Lift more than 100 pounds- up to 1/3 of time with
assistance 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: simple/light - Both (3-4
hours) Grasping: firm/heavy- 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
Specialty: Nursing Sub Specialty(s): Orthopedic, Operating Room /
Circulate, Operating Room, Nursing Manager/Director
Keywords: WPA Staffing Solutions, LLC, Madera , Nurse Manager of Surgery, Executive , Madera, California
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