NURSE MANAGER - OPERATING ROOM
Company: LifeBridge Health
Posted on: November 19, 2023
NURSE MANAGER - OPERATING ROOM
Full-time - Day shift - 7:30am-4:00pm
October 10, 2023
The Manager-Patient Care Services has oversight of the Operating
Room at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, including the main/general
operating room -(GOR), cardiac (COR), orthopedic OR (RIAO OR),
Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), and GI Diagnostic Center (GIDC).
The OR Nurse Manager has 5 assistant nurse manager direct reports,
and up to 155 FTEs -across Perioperative Services. -
The OR Nurse Manager is responsible for ensuring that safe,
age-appropriate patient care is provided during hours of unit
operation. Functions as role model, advisor, resource, and leader
for other members of the patient care team.
Clinical Management: Provides overall direction for and
coordination of unit operations needs. Maintains basic nursing
skills as required by specialty area. Demonstrates proficiency in
clinical/ethical/legal aspects surrounding the provision of patient
care. Develops and sets strategic target plans for unit outcomes
and specific customer service goals. Displays an awareness of,
performs all duties in accordance with, and supports the hospital's
divisional and departmental mission and vision statements. Displays
a commitment to the value of teamwork in order to promote a unified
and spirited workplace. Promotes cooperative behaviors and
effectively collaborates interdepartmentally with members of the
health care team. Plan, conducts and documents departmental meeting
focused on departmental and employee issues and provided
information regarding organizational direction. Purposefully rounds
on assigned patients at designated intervals addressing the
following: toileting, pain, positioning, and other
Leadership/Resource Management: -Ensures appropriate utilization of
resources and skill mix to meet patients care needs on unit.
-Demonstrates competency in leadership. Ensures appropriate staff
is scheduled to accommodate patients and departmental needs on a
24-hour basis. Serves as Chief Retention Officer to establish and
maintain an effective health care team. Prioritizes unit activities
based on available resources, management principles and Evidence
Based Practices. Evaluates staff in a timely manner using reliable
and objective performance management criteria to include chart
documentation audits, PI monitoring, direct observation and peer
Performance Improvement: -Establishes and maintains processes to
evaluate to delivery of care in an ongoing manner. Works with
multidisciplinary groups to design and implement a plan for unit
process improvements. Has the ability to incorporate current
standards of practice into performance improvement plans. Sets
benchmarks or indicators and monitors compliance by evaluating
patient outcomes, satisfaction levels and staffing effectiveness.
Using Just Culture principles investigates adverse events, provides
follow-up, takes appropriate corrective action, identifies trends
and reports to Risk Management. Contributes to the
development/revision of policy, procedures and practice standards
that guide and support the delivery of patient care services.
Involved in hospital wide committees.
Fiscal Management: -Manages and prepares operations/capital budget
to provide needed resources (physical and fiscal) in accordance
with patient needs, established care standards, and within
guidelines. -In collaboration with Patient Care Director or AVP of
service line, develops realistic operational and capital budget
based on financial projections and organizational priorities.
Identifies and analyzes budget variances and other management
information and formulates corrective action plans. Monitors
productivity on a regular basis and provides appropriate levels of
human resources to meet patient care needs. Educates staff about
allocation and use of fiscal and physical resources and monitors
performance against plan.
Compliance: -Ensures staff awareness of and compliance with patient
safety, policy procedures and regulatory requirements. Ensures self
and unit staff function within legal limitations and in accordance
with applicable regulatory agencies and standards of practice.
Communicates to staff the expectations for learning and
implementing new or revised standards. Monitors staff compliance
with all applicable standards. Develops and implements action plans
to address area out of compliance.
Professional Development: -Maintains and supports an environment
that promotes accountability for professional growth and
development. -Collaborates with relevant departments in the
development of unit/division specific orientation content and staff
developmental plans and assures completion of orientation
processes. Participates in activities that meet own identified
learning needs and professional goals. Promote structural
empowerment by encouraging active participation in unit and
hospital based committees and councils. Assists staff in
professional growth and development via advancement in the Clinical
Ladder, specialty certification and/or pursuit of formal
educational opportunities. Supports, promotes, coordinates and
communicates staff development activities in collaboration with the
Education Resource Center and/or the Advance Practice Nurse.
Provides feedback to supervisor about peer performance by
participating in the Peer Review Process.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
- Basic professional knowledge; equivalent to a Bachelor's
degree; working knowledge of theory and practice within a
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN degree) from a CCNE
accredited School of Nursing. In addition, a master's degree (MSN,
MS, MA, MHA or MBA) is preferred
- 3-5 years progressive nursing experience in specified field
with preference for demonstrated progression in supervisory
- Maryland Registered Nurse License (RN)
- American Heart Association CPR Certification (BLS)
- National Cert. preferred within -one -year of hire
Additional Information As one of the largest health care providers
in Maryland, with 13,000 team members, We strive to CARE BRAVELY
for over 1 million patients annually. LifeBridge Health -includes
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital,
Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital and Grace Medical
Center, as well as our Community Physician Enterprise, Center for
Hope, Practice Dynamics, and business partners: LifeBridge Health &
Fitness, ExpressCare and HomeCare of Maryland.
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