Coordinates and implements effective and timely care of surgical patients among all stakeholders. Actively plans for and develops effective process improvement solutions to comply with regulations and actively seek to improve patient care. Effectively manages and supervises associate performance in an effort to provide for patient care needs. Participate in system planning, budgeting, manpower planning and program development in accordance with AORN standards in order to deliver efficient, effective and quality patient care.
Education and/or experience: Nursing License required. Prefer Masters Degree in nursing or health related field. Prefer minimum 5 years nursing experience, preferably in the field of Operating Room nursing. BLS required. CNOR preferred.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of aseptic surgical technique and infection control practice, and sterile processing. Knowledge of the information and techniques necessary to perform in various surgical specialties. Knowledge of Paragon or current BMH electronic documentation system and Kronos preferred.
Skills: Must have strong customer service skills. Computer skills necessary for reporting and data tracking. Able to assess, record, and communicate patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Abilities: Requires critical thinking/reasoning while intervening during critical and non-critical situations. Demonstrates skills in crisis management, decision-making, communication skills, and promotion inter-disciplinary cooperation.
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)