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Registered Nurse-(RN)-Coordinator Patient Flow-OR-Days

Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location: Winston
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Facility: Cobb Hospital
Job Summary:GREAT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY-M-F-6:30AM-3PMA registered professional nurse who functions under the direction of the Manager of the Operating Room and is responsible for providing leadership and assistance in directing all activities/services for the Operating Room of the Hospital. Responsible for the daily function of the OR - "running the board". He or she manages the flow of patients maintaning polices and the best interest of all patients and surgeons. Has shared responsibility for supporting and adhering to standards of practices, system and department policies and procedures, and ensuring quality patient care. Other responsibilities include assisting with ensuring compliance with regulatory and legal requirements by all departmental personnel. will work under the Manager to ensure satisfaction, appropriate reporting, and coordination of departmental functions with the operations of the operating room. Works in collaboration with the Manager to maintain retention and recruitment. is surgical resource to all levels of nursing staff and nursing management for facility, Patient Flow, and surgical practices. Creates and maintains an environment that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission and goals, and fosters communication and collaborative practice with physicians and staff members. Responsible for Performance Improvement and quality assurance aspects of surgical services. Negotiates with staff and surgeons to assure that we are prepared for all casesCore Responsibilities and Essential Functions:Implement standards of practice, system and department policies and procedures.- Review and implement new and changes to existing standards of practice in the Surgical Services Area- Serve as a subject matter expert in the area of Surgical Services in the nursing practice and surgical services procedural areas of nursing care- Provide expert opinion and feedback in the creation/review of department policies and procedures- Review and implement new department policies and procedures- Ensure understanding and compliance with standards and policies- Exemplary Practice- Assess the impact of, and plan strategies to address such issues as: Ethnic, cultural and diversity changes in the population Political and social influences Financial and economic issues The aging society and demographic needs Ethical issues related to health care- Evaluate the quality and appropriateness of healthcare.- Ensure that care is delivered with respect to individual's rights and preferences.- Evaluate employee performance using the Performance Management Model in accordance with Human Resources Policy and Practice Ensure compliance with regulatory and legal requirements by all department personnel- Maintain level of knowledge of current compliance requirements and pending changes through professional education and awareness- Serve as subject matter expert in the area of Surgical Services in the nursing and operations remain a resource to all levels of staff for education and information sharing- Fosters open communication and collaborative practices between staff, other departments and physicians/care providers Partner with Management and Educators to provide appropriate training and learning opportunities for staff- Promotes safe environment for staff and patients- Promote professional nursing practice through feedback, information sharing, evidence-based practice and ethical accountability- Maintain professional license and education requirements consistent with the area of specialty/expertise and complete these requirements on an annual basis or as required by licensing body Promotes and actively participates in performance improvement initiatives designed to enhance quality patient care and improve work processes and efficiencies- Partner with managers and staff to ensure fiscal responsibility through individual accountability, identification and implement of cost containment activities, reduction or elimination of waste- Research and present ideas on improvements in the areas of customer satisfaction, reporting and Patient Flow services- Uses problem solving and communication skills bring forth performance improvement ideas and opportunities- Uses established Performance Improvement criteria when addresses issues or recommending changes in practice, policies and procedures Assures that supplies and appropriate staff members are available for each surgical case.- Works with surgeons and staff to manage resource maps so that supplies are available for each case.- Works with materials management to assure appropriate supplies are available.- Works with Director of Surgical Services and surgeons on all capital equipment requests and purchases.- Works with staff members to see that staff has appropriate education.Required Minimum Education:Diploma from an accredited nursing program Nursing education from an accredited school of nursing Required andBachelor's Degree BSN PreferredRequired Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):Reg Nurse (Single State) 1.00 RequiredRN - Multi-state Compact 1.00 RequiredBasic Life Support 2.00 RequiredBLS - Instructor 2.00 RequiredBLS - Provisional 2.00 RequiredCert Nurse Operating Room 3.00 PreferredAdditional Licenses and Certifications:Required Minimum Experience:Minimum 5 years nursing practice in operating room RequiredRequired Minimum Skills:Ability to read, write and speak the English language.Posses advanced Patient Flow knowledge and skills in the practice of perioperative nursing.Must possess excellent organizational skills.Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to see the"big picture".Demonstrates knowledge of standards related to perioperative nursing.Understanding of the concepts of interpersonal relationships.Strong customer services skills.Inter- and intradepartmental coordination of patient care activities.Delegation skills required.Ability to multi-task is essential.Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential.Strong detail orientation required.Computer skills required, including Microsoft Office products and the ability to adapt easily to other programs.Adept as a change agent.Utilized a wide range of theories in managing complex problems or problem resolution.Demonstrates expertise in a commitment to the advancement of the nursing practice and professions, interpersonal communication, knowledge of group/system dynamics, commitment to staff education and development.Knowledge of nursing theory and research required.Compliance with American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required.Demonstrates knowledge and practices within parameters outlined in Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act

Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Registered Nurse-(RN)-Coordinator Patient Flow-OR-Days, Healthcare , Winston, Georgia

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