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Charge Nurse
Desert Cliffs Surgery Center Mesa, AZ

Charge Nurse

Desert Cliffs Surgery Center
Mesa, AZ
  • $70,000 to $90,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Charge Nurse for an Ambulatory Surgery Center in Mesa, Arizona. We are an outpatient surgery center with 2 OR’s that provides high quality, patient centered care in a comfortable atmosphere. The facility averages monthly case volume 270 cases and specializes in Cutaneous Reconstruction, Dermatological Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Facial/Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery.

The Charge Nurse is responsible for collaborating with the physicians and staff to devise individualize care plans for patients; assist surgeons during operations; circulating, scrubbing, pre-op and post-op; observe and monitor patient’s condition and assess their needs, communicate to the physicians to provide the best possible care and advice. Perform routine procedures (blood pressure measurements, administering injections etc.) and charting. The Charge Nurse is also responsible for achieving the objectives of the Center. You will create a collaborative and efficient workplace with attention to high quality standards and policies set by the physician owners while maintaining the company culture, being a part of giving exceptional patient care, and assisting in oversee all personnel within the Center. A Charge Nurse should be a hard-working and compassionate registered nurse who steadily developed their leadership skills. Being efficient, dedicated, a good listener and a problem-solver is what will open our door for you. The goal is to foster an excellent environment that will support everyone in working to the benefit of Center and patients alike.


Direct, oversee and evaluate all nursing personnel, medical assistants and other staff within the Center
Set objectives and goals for the staff that align with the Company Mission
Organize and coordinate staffing, nursing and patient care procedures
Develop and enforce policies aiming for legal compliance and high quality standards
Resolve issues and deficiencies when needed
Manage record-keeping procedures
Collaborate with administrator of our clinics, physicians and other staff within the organization to streamline operations
Report to upper management and owner physicians

Proven experience as charge nurse
In-depth knowledge of ambulatory surgery center procedures and KPI/KQIs of patient care
Great knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in healthcare
Great knowledge of Medicare regulations and AAAHC
Willingness to keep abreast of changing standards in nursing administration
Function well under pressure and prioritize high case volume and efficiency
Excellent ability to lead and develop personnel
Great communicator and positive interpersonal skills
Outstanding organizational and stress management skills
Detail orientated and utilize critical thinking skills and problem solving
Degree in nursing; Master’s degree in nursing or healthcare administration is a plus
Valid nursing and CPR certification
If you are interested in joining our team, please send reply to this posting. No phone calls please. EOE.

Job Type: Full-time


Desert Cliffs Surgery Center

2250 W Southern Ave Suite 101

Mesa, AZ



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Over a month ago

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Desert Cliffs Surgery Center job posting for a Charge Nurse in Mesa, AZ with a salary of $70,000 to $90,000 Yearly and benefits including 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, and vision with a map of Mesa location.