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Nurse Manager - Operating Room

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Florence
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Nurse Manager - Operating Room

 

Bring your OR nursing expertise to the leadership team at PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence, Oregon! 

 

Are you passionate about the patient experience; quality, efficiency, and safety outcomes; and growing surgical volume?  Do you see yourself as an engaged leader, collaborating with and developing your team, and working in a close-knit partnership with our providers?  If so, an excellent opportunity is available for a nurse manager in our Operating Room.

 

In this role, you’ll provide clinical leadership and oversee our 2-Suite OR along with Surgical Outpatient Services and our PACU.  You’ll be responsible for 24-hour day-to-day operations of the unit, staff management, patient outcomes, and regulatory compliance.

 

Requires at least five (5) years of strong full-service OR nursing experience, a minimum of 2+ years of demonstrated OR leadership experience, an Oregon State RN license or ability to obtain, and a BSN or greater degree. 

 

Located in one of USA Today’s “Best Small Town for Adventure,” Florence, Oregon is a beautiful coastal community with a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts, arts and entertainment aficionados, foodies and shopping fans. Enjoy a lifestyle inspired by the great outdoors, offering its own scenic Northwest landscape and abundant recreational opportunities. Home to exceptional schools, library engagement, local parks, tutoring programs, high school career tracking and more! 

 

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and relocation assistance. 

 

Ready to begin your adventure with PeaceHealth?  Apply Today!  Req ID: 165865

 

JOB SUMMARY

Manages the coordination of activities on the nursing unit with responsibility for results including costs, methods and staffing for 24-hour nursing operations on a nursing unit (s).  Responsible for operational performance, quality, service environment and regulatory compliance.  Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Demonstrate compassion, respect and caring while working within the scope of Registered Nurse practice to provide individualized, safe and efficient care to patients with an interdisciplinary team and provide assistance to families and visitors.
  2. Responsible for 24-hour day-to-day operations of unit: supervision of personnel; staff performance and patient outcomes; staff procurement and retention; regulatory compliance; and patient care. Evaluate work performance and conduct annual performance assessments.  Delegate and coordinate responsibility for completion of departmental projects, tasks, and activities.
  3. Assist with the implementation of strategic initiatives for the department and identifies, assesses, and responds to issues and problems which affect ability to meet goals/objectives.
  4. Manage staffing levels required to provide optimum patient care within the limits of available resources. 
  5. Assure quality of care by aligning assigned unit (s) with the hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care; carry out adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measure health outcomes against standards; make or recommend adjustments.
  6. Deliver financial results for area (s) of accountability.
  7. Maintain a collaborative and cooperative working relationship with other departments and divisions; facilitating operational, quality, performance and change initiative implementation.
  8. May perform patient care duties.
  9. Develop and support clinical excellence, environment of care
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors or Masters of Science degree from an accredited school of nursing is required upon hire.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of leadership experience required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of related experience is required. 
  • Work experience which demonstrates progressive leadership responsibility i.e. in Charge Nurse or supervisory role.
  • Demonstrate competence in area of expertise.
  • Financial and budgetary knowledge and experience.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
  • Certification in clinical area and membership in related professional organization preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire. 
  • ACLS may be required.

 

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Strong problem solving, decision making and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in use of computer including MS Office applications.
  • Ability to manage complex operations and diverse personnel.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.

 

PEACE HARBOR PHYSICAL / COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Florence community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Florence, Peace Harbor Hospital (507)
Job Category:  Leadership 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Oregon

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Florence || Leadership || Nursing Leadership || Full Time || SURGICAL SVCS

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