Supervises all aspects of patient care provided in the Pre-Admission Testing, Surgical Holding Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Discharge Area and Surgical Family Waiting Room. Participates in system planning, budgeting, manpower planning and program development in accordance with ASPAN and AORN standards in order to deliver efficient, effective and quality patient care.
Education and/or experience: BSN degree is preferred. Requires current registered nurse licensure in the State of Tennessee. Require BLS and ACLS. PALS is recommended. Certification in field is preferred. Prefer completion five years of clinical practice experience in the Peri-Anesthesia services. Previous leadership experience is preferred.
Knowledge: Prefer knowledge of ASPAN and AORN standards and recommendations. Knowledge of the principles and processes for providing customer and personal service. Prefer knowledge of the principles and methods for teaching and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of training effects. Prefer basic knowledge of computer software, i.e. Word, Excel, and Office. Knowledge of Paragon or current BMH electronic documentation system and Kronos preferred.
Skills: Requires active listening skills. Require excellent verbal and written communication skills. Require critical thinking using logic and reasoning. Must have sound judgment and decision making skills.
Abilities: Requires critical thinking/reasoning while intervening during critical and non-critical situations. Must be able to operate basic monitoring equipment used in patient care. Must be able to operate general office and communication equipment.
About this company
Blount Memorial Hospital is more than just a hospital. It is a not-for-profit organization that includes a 304-bed acute care hospital on its main campus, but also features a growing physicians group with specialty clinics, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic services, fitness facilities and a senior living facility campus. With a strong emphasis on community, Blount Memorial’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of the entire community.
Location/Region: Maryville, TN (US)