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Extremity Healthcare Incorporated
JOB ID: 512099-434155
Registered Nurse (RN) Manager &ndash:
North GA Foot and Ankle Surgery Center, Ringgold GA
Our North GA Foot and Ankle Surgery Center has an immediate need for a Registered Nurse Manager to work fulltime. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced nurse to work with a great group of individuals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for all nursing care given to all patients within the surgery center, according to age related nursing principles.
Provides for safe transportation of all patients within the surgery center.
Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Supervises and oversees sterilization process.
Supervises care of OR suite and equipment to ensure cleanliness, sterility and operational ability of all items.
Directs all safety measures to prevent accidents, harm, or injury in any way to patient, staff, or equipment.
Controls traffic to avoid infection.
Verifies that proper temperature, humidity, ventilation, and lighting are maintained to provide a comfortable, safe work environment.
Assists surgeons in operations through provision of qualified staff; formulates schedule which provides staff available for all procedures.
Assures presence of RN circulator and PACU nurses for all cases.
Assigns personnel: delegates specific duties and tasks.
Provides and controls supplies and equipment needed for successful operation of the Surgery Center. Directs and delegates control of inventories to ensure proper amounts available.
Verifies that narcotics and controlled substances are counted and locked, per center policy.
Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
Supervises care and cleanliness of equipment and supplies to ensure good working condition.
Evaluates needs for new or different items in regard to present and new trends or needs of the department.
Observes use and handling of supplies to decrease mishandling and breakage.
Continuously supervises staff to ensure quality of nursing care.
Reviews performance improvement monitoring: analyzes and evaluates Surgery Center to improve nursing care.
Develops, revises, and implements Surgery Center policies and procedures.
Participates in planning Surgery Center budget.
Provides orientation for new staff members.
Schedules and assigns staff to increase efficiency and coordination of department. Staffs according to standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of nursing theory and management. Keeps informed of new developments in nursing and surgery.
Demonstrates knowledge of disaster and emergency policies and procedures.
Communicates job expectations: posts results of quality improvement monitoring.
Conducts monthly staff meetings. Allows staff to participate in problem solving.
Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated. Completes projects by due date.
Completes other duties, within the Board of Registered Nurses scope of nursing practice.
Oversees the ongoing training for the staff and physicians, to include: OSHA, Infection Control, HIPAA and CMS required courses
Experience and Skills:
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal guidelines.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments, and staff.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Attends committee, QAPI, and management meetings, as appropriate.
Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level, utilizing the grievance process as required.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, and safety and infection control.
Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directive to personnel and encourages departmental meetings and discussions.