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2134727 Surgical Services-Director of Nursing Willow Grove TN KA Recruiting

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This is a Surgical Services-Director of Nursing Opportunity Only!

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Company Name: KA Recruiting
Recruiter Name: KC Carpenter
Contact Phone: 617-746-2742

Job Title: Director of Nursing, Surgical Services

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Surgical Services-Director of Nursing - Director of Surgical Services Nurse-

Job Summary:
Position involves day-to-day management of all patient care units under the direction of the facility CEO, including directing and evaluating all clinical and nonclinical activities as assigned.

-Scope: OR, PACU, SDS, Pre-Admission, Pain Center, Neurosurgery, general surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, gynecology, ENT
-Will oversee 41 staff members

-Reports to CEO
-Approx. 4,200 procedures annually, 7 OR suites, Cysto room and and GI Lab

Clinical Responsibilities:
Delivery of clinical practice utilizing standards of practice and in accordance with the hospital’s mission & vision.
Ability to work independent of direct supervision and to follow established guidelines with minimal direction.
Knowledge of biopsychosocial and spiritual aspects of human behavior ranging from infancy to geriatrics.
Ability to demonstrate effective communications skills, empathy, and unconditional positive regard toward all patients and co-workers.
Compliance with organizational requirements, including policies, procedures and regulations specific to the unit.
Mechanism must be provided for contract of employee (i.e., beeper, telephone, emergency contract).
Flexibility in schedule in order to meet the needs of the patients, community and staff.
Participates in performance improvement to improve patient outcomes.
Consistently monitors and implements core measures as appropriate.
Demonstrates professional behavior with a positive outlook during peak periods of activity and other stressful situations.
Knowledge and implementation of standardized PPE regarding the prevention|transmission of infectious disease|isolation process.
Maintains license, required certification and annual education requirements prior to due date.

Department Specific Responsibilities:

Ability to circulate all operative and procedural cases independently. Ability to function in CS and PAT units.
Completes perioperative record accurately and completely.
Charges accurately for the supplies used in the OR, SDS, PAT, CS and pain center.
Ability to care for patient in PACU in the immediately postoperative period stage one and two.
Ability to complete payroll edits.
Complies and submits scorecard data, nurse leader rounding and LEM.
Completes daily staffing matrix and department call schedule efficiently.
Consistently provides accurate and complete hand-off communication to any healthcare provider according to hospital policy.
Leads departmental staff meetings.
Managerial Responsibilities:

Demonstrates professional behavior with a positive outlook during peak periods of activity and other stressful situations.
Promotes teamwork among staff.
Maintains positive behaviors with physicians and co-workers (willingly accepts challengers to improve the units and correct areas in need of improvement).
Inspires, motivates and guides staff toward meeting departmental goals.
Demonstrates leadership with staff by motivating, teaching, cross training and counseling.
Accepts responsibility for running of daily schedules.
Fulfills responsibilities, including payroll, evaluations, performance management, corporate reporting.



Minimum of five years nursing experience required with minimum of two years in the operating room.
Minimum two years management experience in surgical services required.
Pediatric Management class recommended

Current licensure by the State of Tennessee as a Registered Nurse or approved compact state.
Maintains current ACLS|PALS date of hire or upon orientation completion.

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