Department: Operating Room
** 16 New State of the Art Operating Rooms**
Purpose: Provides leadership for the practice and delivery of safe, effective, efficient, ethical, and culturally-competent patient care. This includes oversight of management of human, fiscal, and material resources in accordance with hospital guidelines, organizational/nursing philosophies, and in compliance with regulatory and professional standards. Key accountabilities include fostering interdisciplinary collaborative relationships; using critical thinking and analytical skills to evaluate outcome data; designing/implementing performance improvement strategies based on data; and promoting evidence-based practice.
Report To: Director, Surgical Services
Supervisory Responsibility: Large Group/Multi-Level: The job requires direct responsibility for a large department or unit of greater than 25 employees. In addition to staff, incumbent directly supervises one or more supervisors and/or assistant managers who assist incumbent with managerial responsibilities. Incumbent has multiple shift responsibilities for staff.
Materials Responsibility: High: Work requires a high degree of responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include large operating or capital budgets for a large functional area, major plants, facilities or properties, or other equivalent material assets. The employee has a large amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors might result in significant financial loss and affect overall corporate results. The difficulty, variety and depth of problems associated with these material resources is moderately complex.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies, Vendors/Clients
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Field Of Study: Nursing
Special Training: Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree in Health related field must be obtained within 5 years of hire.
Training Preferred: CNOR
Licensure/Registration: Registered Nurse in Iowa; Registered Nurse in Illinois within 1 year.
Experience: More than 3 years experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves complex, detailed and often sensitive topics. The job requires a high degree of interpersonal skills to deal with a range of complicated problem situations. Interactions involve gaining the agreement of others.
Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 10% or less of their work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes
Base Salary - USD $87,000 to $130,000
Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes
Bonus Eligible - Yes