- Location: Hyannis, MA
- Posted: Nov 27, 2019
Responsible for planning organizing and coordinating operations to ensure flow and quality patient care
Plans, organizes and manages nursing duties and provides leadership in complying with governmental,
accreditation and other regulations/requirements and with hospital policies
Meets all Professional Competency Standards of Nursing Practice as set by ASPAN standards
a)Quality of Care Evaluates the quality and effectiveness of perioperative nursing practice in the department
b)Performance Appraisal - Adheres to established standards of practice, including activities and behaviors that characterize professional status
c)Collegiality -Engages in activities and behaviors that characterize a professional.
d)Ethics - Provides care based on philosophical and ethical concepts. These concepts include reverence for life; respect for the inherent dignity, worth, autonomy, and individuality of each human being; and acknowledgement of the diversity of all people.
e)Collaboration - Ensures open and timely communication with perioperative patients, significant others and other health care providers through professional collaboration.
f)Resource Utilization -Collaborates with other health care providers to deliver patient-centered care in a manner consistent with safe, efficient and cost-effective resource utilization
Facilitates the implementation of departmental policies/procedures, mission, goals.
May participate in recruitment activities and staff orientation training
Participates in the nursing care related to assessment, promotion, maintenance and restoration of patients' health and wellness
Monitors and tracks all medications and medical supplies/equipment including ensuring timely
maintenance of all equipment
Teams with manager to instill and reinforce Process Improvement principles throughout department and participates in audits and feedback to staff
Responsible for monitoring patient flow and responding with the appropriate actions to expedite patients throughput
Ensures on time starts for cases, acts as liaison between physician, family, patient and coordinates with clinical leader running the board
Facilitates communication with staff regarding department activities, policy changes, etc.
Completes Daily Staffing Assignments for assigned shift
Communicates with management to determine staffing needs
Works 40 hours clinically
Participates in hospital wide clinical leader networking sessions
Knowledge of current nursing practices and protocols
Knowledge of clinic policies and procedures
Knowledge of business and supervision theories and methods
Skill in appropriate assessment, examination, treatment techniques
Skill in dealing effectively with personnel development and issues
Skill in QM, medication, infection control, safety and confidentiality policies by effectively role
modeling appropriate behavior
Skill in leadership and mentoring
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public
Ability to react calmly and competently in emergency situations
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in person, in writing, or by phone
Graduation from an approved nursing education program. Preferred Bachelors Degree in Nursing or related field or enrolled in an accredited program
Current license to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Current Basic Life Support Certification
Successful passage of CCHs Pharmacology Exam
Three to five years recent experience as a Charge Nurse
Must demonstrate leadership abilities. Must possess good oral and written communication skills
Three to five recent years of progressively responsible perioperative services
With all qualifications being considered, the final decision as to who is awarded the position will be heavy weighted toward the candidate with the most actual hands on patient care experience/ and charge experience.
CPI within 4 months of position and must maintain certification.