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Nurse Manager - Recovery/Surgical Pre-Op

Job ID: 9504
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Nurse Manager for Perioperative Services at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington. This full-time exempt role will manage the Recovery Room, Same Day Surgery/Pre-Op, and Pre-Anesthesia Services with the support of an Assistant Nurse Manager. 

Southwest Washington Medical Center is a 450-bed tertiary-level hospital, located just across the river from the Portland [Oregon] metropolitan area. Vancouver is a great location where you can enjoy big city life or the serene countryside, with easy access to an abundance of recreational and cultural activities. 

We offer:

  • A comprehensive compensation and benefits package
  • Relocation assistance
  • A non-profit mission driven healthcare system
  • A hospital on the Magnet Journey. 

For additional information, please contact Lisa Wishard at [email protected]  

JOB SUMMARY

Manages the coordination of activities on the nursing unit with responsibility for results including costs, methods and staffing for 24-hour nursing operations on a nursing unit (s).Responsible for operational performance, quality, service environment and regulatory compliance. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Demonstrate compassion, respect and caring while working within the scope of Registered Nurse practice to provide individualized, safe and efficient care to patients with an interdisciplinary team and provide assistance to families and visitors.
  • Responsible for 24-hour day-to-day operations of unit: supervision of personnel; staff performance and patient outcomes; staff procurement and retention; regulatory compliance; and patient care. Evaluate work performance and conduct annual performance assessments. Delegate and coordinate responsibility for completion of departmental projects, tasks, and activities.
  • Assist with the implementation of strategic initiatives for the department and identifies, assesses, and responds to issues and problems which affect ability to meet goals/objectives.
  • Manage staffing levels required to provide optimum patient care within the limits of available resources.
  • Assure quality of care by aligning assigned unit (s) with the hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care; carry out adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measure health outcomes against standards; make or recommend adjustments.
  • Deliver financial results for area (s) of accountability.
  • Maintain a collaborative and cooperative working relationship with other departments and divisions; facilitating operational, quality, performance and change initiative implementation.
  • May perform patient care duties.
  • Develop and support clinical excellence, environment of care
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors or Masters of Science degree from an accredited school of nursing is required upon hire.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum 2 years of management or supervisory experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience including minimum 3 years in a Perioperative setting, demonstrating progressive leadership responsibility, i.e. charge nurse or other leadership experience.
  • Work experience which demonstrates progressive leadership responsibility i.e. in Charge Nurse or supervisory role.
  • Demonstrate competence in area of expertise.
  • Financial and budgetary knowledge and experience.
  • 3 years of management or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Certification in clinical area and membership in related professional organization preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • WA State RN licensure.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Certification in clinical area and membership in related professional organization preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Strong problem solving, decision making and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in use of computer including MS Office applications.
  • Ability to manage complex operations and diverse personnel.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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