Charge Nurse OR -Evenings

Employer
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Refer Save Apply Job ID: THU-70743 Description: Evening Charge Nurse Position Coordinates daily operating room schedule; supervision and efficient use of human and material resources and the provision of safe, highquality, patient centered nursing care with a shared governance model and approach. Plans directs and monitors delivery of quality patient care. Appropriately communicate issues identified preoperatively resulting in no delays to surgical procedure. Level of safety and sanitation maintained without harm to patients, visitors or staff and effective resolutions are attained as needed. Identifies and reports appropriately potential/actual quality improvement issues within estimated time frame. Observes and monitors quality of staff performance/physician activities that prevent harm or injury to the patient and reports up chain of command or established reporting system. Delegates tasks appropriate to unit personnel in order to facilitate schedule - minimal to no nursing delays in planned surgery. Coordinates and communicates effectively between OR, short stay and PACU all potential or actual patient problems that may affect the daily acitivities within the suite and that may impact the timeliness and quality of patient care. Coordinates and communicates with ancillary departments to maintain cooperative working environment. Ability to report and align with anesthesia and work collaboratively in making decisions with the prioritization of cases for efficiency, safety and throughput. Assist with patient care activities as needs arises. Notifies coordinator/clinical director of problems requiring administrative intervention in a timely manner. Reviews and completes assignments based on the OR and staff schedule for appropriate coverage. Assists coordinator/clinical director with performance evaluations. Required : Clinical experience in the Operating Room. Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide quality care services for special age specific populations, such as, but not limited to pediatrics and geriatric patients. Knowledge of AORN, OSHA and Joint Commission standards and support implementation of these initiatives to maintain compliance. Knowledge of aseptic and sterile technique for infection control purposes. Familiarity with SSURGE project initiatives and awareness of metrics for turnover times, first case starts and room readiness. All patient problems requiring physician notification is communicated in a timely manner to all affected parties. Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force requently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Required - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Required - Registered Nurse Requirements: Expertise Nursing- Emergency Services Nursing- Emergency Services Schedule Regular Full Time Regular Full Time Location Annapolis Annapolis