To direct and facilitate the flow of patient care activities of
assigned preoperative service(s) to ensure optimal quality, cost,
and service outcomes. Possesses the clinical skills to serve as a
resource for assigned service(s).
Specific Job Related Duties
Assumes a leadership role in the planning for the assigned
Coordinates and directs the patient care operations of the
Supervises personnel effectively, and analyzes workload and
skill requirement to meet care needs for assigned service(s)
Actively participates in completion of annual staff
Assists nursing personnel in identifying and resolving patient
and family needs.
Assesses patients and identifies actual and potential nursing
patient care needs across the continuum of care, using specialized
knowledge and skills.
Applies advanced knowledge to plan, prioritize, individualize
and manage appropriate age, specialty and culturally sensitive care
across the continuum for identified patient group.
Delivers appropriate age, specialty and culturally sensitive
nursing care to identified patient group(s) integrating a holistic
Consistently completes accurate, concise and legible
documentation on all patient, unit and hospital records.
Performs documentation and charge audits.
Continuously researches and evaluates new and existing products
and equipment for cost effectiveness and patient safety
Preferred Work Experience
Our preferred candidate must have the following Periop Services
experience; ENT/Ophthalmology/Pulmonary plus at least a minimum of
one year experience.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
RN with Bachelor's in Nursing and four (4) years clinical
experience, including two (2) years progressive management
experience, and approved specialty certification. Must possess and
maintain a current license or valid permit to practice in
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