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RN Clinical Supervisor, Ambulatory Surgery

Holly Springs Surgery Center Raleigh, NC
  • Expired: 1 day ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

RN Clinical Supervisor for the OR and Pre-OP, PACU areas of an Ambulatory Surgery Center

OVERVIEW:

Provides direction to staff members to coordinate patient care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Organization.

o Supports, and performs according to, approved policies and procedures.

o Serves as a team member in support of the total operative process.

o Considers patient rights in performance of job duties and responsibilities.

· Competent to act as Team Leader for staff’s provision of care.

o Assigns patient care tasks to staff nurses, surgical technicians, sterile processing technicians, x-ray technicians and patient care technicians with consideration for skill level and patient needs in both the OR and Pre-op/PACU areas.

o Considers daily O.R./Pre-Op/PACU and staff schedules to coordinate unit activities for greatest possible efficiency.

o Completes daily staff assignments and coordinates patient flow in the operating room/Pre-Op/PACU.

o Directs staff in the application of the nursing process. Provides direction, coordinates patients care, promotes and enhances independent functioning among employees.

o Observes nursing care to ensure the care is being carried out as directed and treatment administered in accordance with physician’s instructions and CENTER policy.

o Serves as a resource for staff.

o Investigates and resolves complaints, or refers unusual problems to Administrator.

o Plans, independently and in conjunction with the Administrator for the clinical and leadership development of employees in the operating room.

o Demonstrates leadership through professional behavior.

· Adheres to safety policies and procedures in performing job duties and responsibilities.

o Reports observed or suspected violations, hazards and noncompliance according to Facility policy.

o Observes safety measures in performance of job duties and responsibilities; enforces compliance with safety and security policies and procedures.

o Responds to emergency situations with competence and composure.

o Assists with recommending revisions/new policies, procedures and staffing essential to the achievement of the Center’s objectives for Nursing.

· Interacts appropriately with various age groups.

o Accurately assesses and interprets age-specific patient data.

o Accurately interprets age-specific patient responses to questions and instructions.

o Involves the patient’s family/significant other in decision-making about the patient’s care.

o Provides care appropriate to the patient’s age group.

o Accurately applies knowledge of growth and development.

o Considers age-specific patient requirements when responding to emergency situations.

· Organizes time, equipment, supplies, and staff to provide effective case management.

o Supervises and directs patient care in a single operating room and Pre-op/PACU areas.

o Organizes nursing activities efficiently and effectively delegating activities appropriate to the abilities of available staff members.

o Considers cost-containment by using supplies economically and in effective turnover time.

o Assists with supply, drug and equipment inventories to maintain stock level and availability.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Manages and motivates staff (including: hiring, firing, performance management, and recognition duties).

· Assess staffing needs, and recruit staff using methods such as newspaper advertisements or attendance at job fairs.

· Train, direct and appraise staff.

· Make daily schedules for proper manpower utilization.

· Plans and organizes workload and staff assignments.

· Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.

Leadership

· Develops workable implementation plans.

· Communicates changes effectively.

· Builds commitment and overcomes resistance.

· Prepares and supports those affected by change.

· Monitors transition and evaluates results.

· Delegates work assignments.

· Matches the responsibility to the person.

· Gives authority to work independently.

· Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.

· Provides recognition for results.

· Exhibits confidence in self and others.

· Inspires and motivates others to perform well.

· Effectively influences actions and opinions of others.

· Inspires respect and trust.

· Accepts feedback from others.

Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and TRAINING:

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college and technical school; six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

· Nursing License (NC)

· BLS

· ACLS

· PALS (preop/postop RN)

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.

Holly Springs Surgery Center

Address

Raleigh, NC
27540 USA