Position Title: Charge Nurse Reports to: Clinical Director
POSITION SUMMARY: Assists the Clinical Director in the daily clinical operations of the OR and/or PACU/Pre-Op in accordance with established Federal, State, accreditation standards and center policies and procedures. Participates in the development and implementation of QAPI activities. Maintains and produces monthly PACU stats and records. Responsible for the maintenance of equipment, purchasing drugs and controlled substances, pre-op and PACU, Operating Room orientation, and accuracy of medical records.
Education/Experience/Licenses/Certificates/Eligibility: Current Kansas R.N. license and BCLS. ACLS preferred. Prefer three (3) years experience as an OR nurse. Prefer leadership and Circulating experience within the last five years. Knowledge of regulatory standards.
Eligibility: All employees must be able to provide proof of their identity and their right to work in the United States.
Interpersonal: Above average communication skills: oral, written and presentation. Above average organizational skills. Demonstrates a positive, friendly, and courteous manner. Serves as a role model to other staff members. Assists in the orientation and training of new employees. Actively participates in the development of a healthy work environment.
Critical Thinking: Demonstrates accountability skill and knowledge to practice within scope of position responsibilities. Demonstrates an above average ability to organize, prioritize, analyze, anticipate, interpret, evaluate and problem solve to provide a safe, effective and functional environment.
Knowledge: Working knowledge and experience in PACU and/or OR from hospital or ambulatory surgery center including direct patient care. Ability to adhere to work schedule and manage time appropriately. Ability to effectively manage the activities and personnel in the OR and PACU. Knowledge of current nursing matters relating to healthcare management including QAPI. Ability to utilize resources in an organized and effective manner.
MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, WORK AIDES: Computer, printer, copier, telephone and fax. Knowledge of patient monitoring equipment, defibrillator.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: See the following physical demand analysis form for information specific to this position.
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