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To provide leadership and accountability in the daily operations of the perioperative departments. This includes, developing and maintaining physician relations, empowering clinical care givers through solicitation of input, and implementation of actions in order to improve delivery of patient care. Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the provision of services in the department. Participates in and/or supervises the delivery of patient care as necessary, and has the responsibility for establishing standards of nursing practice for the service. Assures achievement of department goals and takes an active role in achievement of hospital goals as they relate to the operations department. Assures adherence to hospital policies and standards set forth by accreditation and regulatory agencies. Will be available to support the clinical needs of the department.
Minimum Education Requirements
MSN or MBA, preferred.
Minimum Experience Requirements
3 years leadership experience in Operating Room. Maintains professional certification in one of the following: CNOR, CPAN.
Maintains membership in a professional organization in one of the following: AORN, CNA, ANA, CCNA, ENA, ASPAN.
Proven success in positively impacting departmental metrics.
Proven success in building and promoting strong relationships with Surgeons, Anesthesiologist, Physician and Organizational Leaders to successfully plan and implement efficient perioperative functions and growth.
Current Colorado Nursing License.
Sets and enforces high standards for the quality of patient care delivered; ensures the supporting decisionmaking and operational processes reflect patient/physician needs/concerns.*
Holds self and others accountable for meeting objectives and commitments, and adheres to standards evenin the face of unforeseen circumstances.*
Establishes and maintains a "service excellence" environment for achieving "completely satisfied"customer satisfaction scores.*
Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating and collaborating with the teamto identify and meet the physical and emotional needs of the patients. Utilizes the nursing process topromote/restore optimal health and well-being of the patient.*
Identifies the best methods for accomplishing long- and short-term goals by creating plans and evaluatingunit performance objectively.*
Organizes, coordinates, and prioritizes time and resources to improve efficiency and overcome obstacles.*
Gives people the authority, resources, and guidance to make decisions and implement them.*
Analyzes problems in a systematic, logical, and timely manner. Facilitates creative development of newprocesses and standards that ensure quality patient care and a smooth running business unit.*
Recognizes and embraces opportunities for improvements in service.*
Ensures that unit services align with organization's goals.*
Is accountable for preparing, monitoring, and managing operational and capital budgets. Understands howto strengthen the unit through good financial planning and implementation. Applies key financial conceptsto decision making.*
Achieves unit goals and objectives using a participative approach to improve the quality of care and marketposition. Educates staff in performance improvement activities and coaches staff for enhanced problem -solving and critical thinking.*
Facilitates Performance Improvement teams to improve processes throughout the department.*
Expresses ideas clearly and effectively. Responds to issues raised by others. Ensures that people get all ofthe information they need to do their jobs, and provides timely feedback to enhance performance.*
Listens carefully to others. Actively solicits input from others.*
Recruits, selects, and hires effective people for the unit staff. Identifies and fills gaps in unit skills andknowledge. Effectively markets unit job openings to attract highly skilled staff members.*
Through effective coaching and mentoring, assists people in developing their careers; ensures they areprepared to assume additional responsibility.*
Prevents voluntary departures by maintaining a hands-on approach to developing people and a unitenvironment that encourages retention of staff.*
Facilitates staff competency by identifying, measuring, and evaluating desired performances and holdingstaff accountable.*
Shows support by being considerate, patient and helpful.*
Encourages cooperation, teamwork, and personal identification with the unit and organization.*
Facilitates the constructive resolution of conflict.*Uses techniques that appeal to reason, values, and emotions in order to generate enthusiasm for work, commitment to task objectives, and compliance with requests.*
Leads the process of developing a challenging and realistic unit vision; ensures that the vision reflects organizational and individual values and ideals; establishes specific leadership goals that help connect staff with the vision and other necessary unit actions and organizational long term strategies.*
Engages in a collaborative partnership with physicians, peers, staff and administration to promote interdisciplinary / interdepartmental communication and cooperation.*
Participates in making collaborative decisions that contribute to the success of the organization.*
Attends continuing education sessions related to leadership of Perioperative Departments and/or changing regulations.*
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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