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Operating Room Manager

Company: Memorial Healthcare
Location: Owosso
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY
Works under the direction of the Director of Surgical Services and has 24-hour responsibility for the management of personnel and patient care in the Operating Room and Sterile Processing Department leads. -Contributes to the nursing service department and hospital through support of philosophy, objectives, and educational efforts. -Follows, supports, and enforces hospital, and nursing service policies and procedures. -Acts as a liaison with physicians, nursing, and administration. -As a customer-focused Memorial Healthcare team member, he/she must be accessible, flexible, knowledgeable, and responsive. Strives for superior performance by consistently providing a product or service to leadership and staff that is recognized as ultimately contributing to the patient and family experience. -Recognizes and demonstrates understanding of patient and family centered care.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS
Responsible To: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Director of Surgical Services

Workers Supervised: - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Associate Nurse Manager, Associate Robotics Manager, Operating Room staff, Phase 1 Recovery staff, Sterile Processing Leads, Surgery Scheduler, and Inventory Control Coordinator

Inter-Relationships: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Clinical Managers, Directors, and other Departments, Anesthesia, Medical Staff volunteers, internal and external customers.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, implements and evaluates a nursing care delivery system for surgical services area that reflects the hospital and nursing department philosophy.
Identifies problems or potential problems in surgical service area and facilitates solutions to resolve problems.
Applies effective principles of leadership and management in coordinating the activities of the surgical service area.
Develops and utilizes policies/procedures as indicated.
Establishes and maintains staffing levels for the surgical service area so that a responsible, efficient, and safe level of patient care is provided with continuity
Provides clinical support and resource for staff.
Promotes effective communication.
Promotes good working relationships among other nursing staff members in the operating room areas, between nursing units, other disciplines and departments.
Develops and facilitates annual goals for perioperative services.
Maintains perioperative area according to established regulatory agencies (Joint Commission, AORN, ASPAN, AST, etc.) regulations, standards and policies and procedures.
Chairs a minimum of one committee. (daVinci, Surgical Excellence, etc.)
Collaboratively develops and implements an annual surgical service quality improvement program.
Evaluates the clinical and management practices of nursing staff in surgical services area and conducts annual performance appraisals.
Develops education plan with assistance of education and associate managers, mandatory competencies and facilitates performance.
Participates in the development and continuing education of self and nursing personnel in departments.
Participates in planning and development of annual budget.
Provides oversight for capital purchase process.
Maintains collaborative relationship with Anesthesia.
Participates in nursing leadership committees.
Conducts monthly staff meetings.
Responsible for time keeping and attendance.
Demonstrates job related aspects of patient safety to assure a safe environment, safe and effective use of equipment and technology, and decreased risk of potential adverse patient occurrences.
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on his/her assigned unit.
Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's and division's policies and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of and supports hospital mission, vision, and values, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality statements, corporate compliance plan, customer service standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

DEPARTMENTAL AND ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Other duties as assigned.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS
EDUCATION
Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Current licensure as a registered nurse in State of Michigan.
Baccalaureate degree in nursing is required.
AORN membership is required.
CNOR is preferred.
Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
Previous courses in management preferred.

EXPERIENCE
Five years of hospital pre and post-surgical areas nursing experience.
Three years of nursing leadership experience within the most recent past five years.
Leadership, creativity and management skills.
Evidence of previous clinical and technical skills in the specific area of application, operating room nursing and recovery room.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES/MOTOR SKILLS
Able to travel independently throughout all Memorial Healthcare facilities.
Small motor skills required for operating modern computer, office, and telephone equipment as utilized by Memorial Healthcare (MHC).

ESSENTIAL TECHNICAL ABILITIES
Proficiency using modern office, computer and telephone equipment as used by Memorial Healthcare.
Hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills for administration of medications, starting IVs, insertion and maintenance of various tubes (NG, catheter, etc.), dressing changes, assessment techniques, etc. when needed.
Computer skills to be able to learn software programs as needed.

ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES
Ability to adapt and maintain focus in fast paced, quickly changing or stressful situations.
Ability to read and interpret a variety of documents including, but not limited to policies, operating instructions, white papers, regulations, rules and laws.
Abilities required of a staff nurse.
Effectively problem-solve.
Understand budget analysis.
Develop and communicate effective proposals.
Organized in work practices.
Understand, observe and have the ability to develop policies and procedures.
Function under pressure.

ESSENTIAL SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
Able to see for the purpose of reading information received in formats including but not limited to paper, computer, reports, bulletins, updates and manuals.
Able to hear for work-related purposes.
Visually able to assess patient's condition.
Communicate receptively and expressively in English, both written and verbal, with diverse populations, including physicians, patients, families, community agencies, employees and volunteers.
Accurately hear communication by phone or in person.
Maintain self-control.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Ability to interact with co-workers, hospital staff, administration, patients, physicians, the public and all internal and external customers in a professional and effective, courteous and tactful manner, at all times, physically, verbally and in all written and electronic communication.
Required to remain calm when adversity is encountered.
Open, honest, and tactful communication skills.
Ability to work as a team member in all activities.
Positive, cooperative and motivated attitude.
Maintain professional and courteous manner.
Maintain confidentiality.

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare, Flint , Operating Room Manager, Executive , Owosso, Michigan

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