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Nurse Manager Perioperative Services-Prineville/Madras (Full Time)

Company: St. Charles Health System
Location: Prineville
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Typical pay range: $50.45 - $71.07



TITLE: Nurse Manager - Perioperative Services - Madras/Prineville

REPORTS TO POSITION: Chief Nursing Officer

DEPARTMENT: Perioperative Services

OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: The Perioperative Services provide care to patients before, during, and after surgery focusing on patient safety, patient's physiologic responses to operative and other invasive procedures, and patient and designated support person(s) behavioral responses to operative and other invasive procedures according to the Association of Peri-Operative Registered Nurses' guidelines.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Nurse Manager of Perioperative Services manages the delivery of professional nursing and support services to the assigned units. This position is responsible for the overall planning, budgeting, staffing, performance, and operation of the assigned departments in collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer. In addition, this position provides leadership and direction for the effective and efficient functioning of the Operating Rooms, Pre-surgery, PACU, Central Processing, and Endoscopy. This position directly manages the assigned caregivers such as, RNs and Surgical Technicians.


Oversee the operations of assigned department to ensure smooth and efficient department operations and that resources are available for all Periop functions during operational hours. Collaborates with other staff members to facilitate provision of patient care. Ensures adequate departmental staffing to provide safe patient care through review of appropriate data, development and maintenance of department schedules.

Implements established state (Oregon Health Authority) and other regulatory agency standards, policies and procedures, professional standards and legal aspects of patient care within the Registered Nurse Scope of Practice by measuring effectiveness of nursing processes, evaluating patient outcomes and adjusting care based on new data.

Monitors and assures efficiency and productivity by monitoring flow of the surgery schedule and utilizing various business management tools and processes.

Collaborates with physician leaders and the executive team in the Perioperative Service Business development, recruitment of surgeons and right-sizing surgical care in the Critical Access Hospitals.

Acts as the department liaison to other hospital departments and outside entities.

Communicates (both written and orally) effectively and maintains professional relationships with caregivers, medical staff, patients, guests and other hospital departments.

Role models two-way communication of the St. Charles Health System mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the department (staff meetings, rounds, tier huddle etc.).

Responsible for budget development, regular monitoring, accountability and meeting all operational targets for all areas within span of control. Manages operations within the budget. Provides productivity oversight and review. Works with leadership to achieve productivity standards. Controls and maintains addition and deletion of positions related to budget and human resource needs.

Hires, directs, coaches and monitors the performance of all direct reports, to develop and maintain a high performance team that meets organizational and department goals. Monitors and ensure all direct reports are current with compliance and safety requirements. Responsible for performance and annual review of all department direct reports. Complies with Human Resource processes and controls.

Responsible for resource management ensuring appropriate and sufficient equipment and supplies are available. Manages staffing and scheduling (control of department schedule; ETO & LOA approval; light duty scheduling) - delegates related clerical functions to admin assistant and/or other applicable staff.

Implements and manages all organizational safety directives and goals. Develops and implements annual plan including goals for unit.

Assists with quality, safety, customer service and regulatory compliance oversight: EMS - Receipt, assignment, tracking and trending, delegation.

Coordinates quality initiatives and process improvements. Aligns and manages to St. Charles Health System metrics and quality initiatives.

Provides and oversees team's delivery of customer service in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.

Oversees staff documentation for patient care to ensure proficiency in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory agencies.

Directs, oversees and provides for leadership development of staff.

Collaborates with teams to review processes and identify/implement opportunities for improvements, applying Value Improvement Practice concepts and tools.

Facilitate the growth and development of a culturally competent team in the provision of appropriate care to patients and family members who belong to diverse cultural backgrounds.

Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Collaborates with teams to review processes and identify/implement opportunities for improvements, applying Value Improvement Practice concepts and tools.

Creates a healing environment that supports all aspects of care, respects the wholeness of the individual, and demonstrates therapeutic presence through attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience for patients and caregivers.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.


Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or Bachelor's degree in related field.

Preferred: Master's degree in related field.


Required: Current licensure with the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet St. Charles Health System driving requirements.

Ability to travel to business functions/trainings/meetings and all St. Charles Health System worksites.

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.

Preferred: AORN certification, CNOR Certification.


Required: 5 years nursing experience, of which 1 year should be progressively more responsible experience relating to a management or leadership role.

Preferred: Experience in a specialty area of nursing (Perioperative Services).


Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.




Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System.

Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels within St. Charles Health System and external customers/clients/potential employees.

Strong team working and collaborative skills.

Ability to effectively reach consensus with a diverse population with differing needs.

Ability to manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies and achieve expected results.

Ability to multi-task and work independently.

Attention to detail.

Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions.

Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

Demonstrated ability and experience in computer applications, use of electronic medical record keeping systems and MS Office.


Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, reaching overhead, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

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Keywords: St. Charles Health System, Bend , Nurse Manager Perioperative Services-Prineville/Madras (Full Time), Other , Prineville, Oregon

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