PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES-MAIN OR-STROGER-CHICAGO, IL. SHIFT: 2:30PM-10:45PM
Supervises and manages the overall nursing and operational function of the Operating Room. Utilizes the concepts of the nursing process in planning, directing and evaluating the quality and quantity of nursing care for the assigned shift. Adjusts staffing levels as appropriate on the assigned shift and for the oncoming shift. May perform direct clinical interventions based on an assessment of the circumstances.
Performs as a professional leader. Functions as a resource to the department Nurse Coordinator II, the physicians and the Clinical Nurse II. Ensures compliance with various regulatory agency standards, i.e. The Joint Commission, Illinois Department of Public Health and Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services. Responsible for participating in Quality Improvement activities. Provides feedback to the Nurse Coordinators regarding employee performance issues related to possible and/or probably disciplinary action. Provides input in the employee performance appraisal process as appropriate related to staff assigned within their tour of duty. Recognizes standards for safety to reduce risk to individuals served.