Nurse Manager, Surgical Services #65585
The Nurse Manager is responsible for all operations of Operating Rooms. The Nurse Manager contributes to the long-term growth and viability of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center; ensures high quality, cost effective patient care; addresses issues of customer satisfaction and human resources management.
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for planning and managing the human material equipment and fiscal resources for areas of responsibility and accountable for developing action plans to contribute to the organizations' ability to carry out its mission and accomplish annual pillar goals. Provides direction and leadership for the quality of care and customer service provided by staff to the patients served. Responsible for holding all staff accountable in maintaining compliance with CMS Conditions of Participation and Joint Commission Standards.
This position is for a leader who is dynamic and clinically competent May function independently and be willing to work in an every changing environment.
This leader must be committed to the Lean and Six Sigma process and must be comfortable leading in a Lean environment.
SUPERVISES: any combination of the following positions: Assistant Nurse Manager, Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Educator; Staff Nurse, Staff Nurse I, Staff Nurse II, Registered Nurse, Nursing Technician, Unit Secretary, Monitor Tech and other positions that are required to meet the operation demands of the department.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a registered nurse in Maine. Bachelor degree in nursing with movement toward MSN. National Certification preferable, must be able to return within one year.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Two years of operating room nursing experience required. Three years of progressive management experience in the OR preferred. Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills, teamwork, and organizational skills. Effective collaborative, problem solving skills. Ability to manage customer complaints and staff issues effectively. Ability to assist with bedside care when needed preferable. BLS, required. ACLS & PALS strongly preferred.