ASC Charge NursePrint

Job Summary

Proliance Eastside Surgery Center, a division of Proliance Surgeons, Inc., is looking for a full-time ASC Charge Nurse to join their team.

Job Description

Posted: 08/08/2017
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Kirkland, WA

Job Summary:

In addition to the duties of Operating Room RN, the ASC Charge Nurse oversees and coordinates all activities related to the nursing function.

  • Responsible for assisting the ASC Director in planning
  • Organizing
  • Delegating
  • Budgeting
  • Controlling the services of the Ambulatory Surgery Center in an efficient and cost effective mode
  • Assists the ASC Director with daily staffing
  • As well as evaluating the work of nursing personnel
  • ASC Charge Nurse will oversee the staff of the Operating Room and Recovery Room

Qualifications:

  • ASC Charge Nurse must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing with a current license in the State of Washington
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is preferred
  • A minimum of 4 years of nursing experience in the operating room/recovery room/critical care, preferred
  • ACLS/PALS are required
  • The preferred candidate will demonstrate ability in the areas of organizational and communication skills In addition to having the comprehensive nursing knowledge, the Charge Nurse must have the ability to direct the daily clinical activities of the surgery center
  • The Charge Nurse will possess above average physical and mental health and have the ability to handle stressful situations

Physical Guidelines Include:

  • Ability to stand/walk for up to eight hours per da
  • Bend, stoop, twist
  • Assist patients in turning, rising from recliners and stretchers
  • Assist patients in and out of wheelchairs, push wheelchairs
  • Assist with the moving of patients on and off the operating room table
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Planning
  • Identifies and participates in short and long term goal development
  • Works collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare team members to influence sound decision making in selection of equipment and supplies
  • Assists with development of implementing, evaluating, and revising nursing standards
  1. Leadership
    • Provides direction and guidance to staff.  Serves as a resource in all aspects of clinical activity of the ambulatory surgery
    • Encourages staff to keep current on health care issues and promotes continuing education
    • Assists staff in developing goals
    • Encourages staff input and is receptive to suggestions of staff members
    • Gives feedback to ASC Director and employees.  Publicly acknowledges positive performance
    • Encourages a positive team attitude within the entire organization
    • Promotes good communication within the department and throughout the organization
    • Displays professionalism at work and in the community
  2. Management
    • Assists with orientation of new employees to department and job role
    • Has a thorough knowledge of all functions in the surgical suite
    • Is able to delegate authority successfully
    • Is able to adjust priorities with a minimal amount of disruption
    • Provides input for employee performance evaluation
    • Works with ASC Director to create staffing plan and determines the number of nursing personnel that are required to provide excellent care to the patient
    • Assists with gathering information for Quality Management and staff meetings
    • Assures that staff is informed about Fire and Disaster plan, Infection Control, HIV testing, and Hepatitis vaccine
    • Assists with monitoring the adherence of all State and Federal requirements
  3. Clinical
    • Insures that policies and procedures of the department are followed
    • Reviews and updates policies as appropriate
    • Assures that documentation of care is complete and accurate
    • Works with physicians to evaluate and enhance the patient experience at the center

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to ProOrthoJobs@proliancesurgeons.com.

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