Nurse Manager (RN) - Operating Room - Ephrata Community Hospital
General Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director-Clinical Services, manages the daily operations and work activities of professional nursing and nursing support staff on assigned unit.
Duties and Responsibilities: The following are essential job accountabilities: 1 Recommends staffing levels as per professional organizations staffing guidelines. Structures an adequate staffing mix of competent personnel for all shifts by supervising and approving the development, preparation, and maintenance of staffing schedules that meet department/unit needs and ANA staffing principles. 2 Ensures that appropriate nursing standards and practices are developed and implemented as a result of research and non-research findings. Maintain established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental, and infection control standards as per National Patient Safety goals, agency, and state regulations. 3 Identifies patient/client needs and develops quality programs to meet those needs; uses outcomes data to direct quality improvement action plans. Encourages staff to resolve patient/family concerns in a timely manner, and assists staff when necessary. 4 Monitors all high risk and complicated cases; ensures appropriate nursing interventions are implemented. 5 Initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions using a Just Culture model and as per the Systems Human Resources policies. 6 Ensures staff education in appropriate communication to protect patient confidentiality. Advocates social/professional equity among staff; promotes culturally congruent patient care. 7 Acts as a role model/mentor to charge nurses and staff; creates an empowered shared decision-making environment; promotes staff participation in Shared Decision-making activities; establishes a vision/goal for succession planning. 8 Consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
Required Skills: Bachelor's Degree
3 - 5 years operating room experience
Supervisory experience required
CNOR highly preferred
Current RN license in PA
Additional Scheduling Info: N/A
PA Act73 â“ Child Abuse Clearance Required
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