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Registered Nurse - GI Manager (19239-147)

Company: United Surgical Partners International
Location: Grapevine
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: Provides nursing care within Texas state standards of practice, and the policies of the Surgery Center. Makes decisions regarding direct patient care needs and communicates appropriate information to other team members. Helps maintain equipment, supplies, and cleanliness of the unit as a whole. May have additional responsibilities as designed by the Administrator, which include, but are not limited to, providing patient care in other departments (after being oriented and educated), serving on committees, participating in quality improvement audits, and projects.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formulates and implements nursing philosophy and objectives consistent with the stated goals of the Center.
  • Assists in developing policies, procedures, and staffing essential to the achievement of the philosophy and objectives of the Center. Reviews and revises these in collaboration with the Administrator, the nursing staff and the professional staff, keeping up to date on current trends in nursing practice and patient care.
  • Evaluates programs and patient care activities.
  • Ensures continued compliance with government regulatory agencies, i.e. HIPPA, the facilities accrediting organizational standards, and The Joint Commission.
  • Assures documentation of patient care meets criteria dictated by legal practice, state, and federal health standards.
  • Develops an organizational structure, assigning responsibilities and delegating authority that shall facilitate safe, effective, and efficient care for the patient.
  • Provides leadership and support in developing and maintaining effective relationships with the center staff and the medical staff.
  • Establishes, maintains, analyzes, and evaluates standards of nursing care within the GI department in compliance with professional nursing and SGNA standards.
  • Prepares daily, weekly and monthly nursing schedules.
  • Initiates and / or supports activities to control costs.
  • Delegates administrative responsibilities to another staff R.N. in his / her absence with notification to the Clinical Director.
  • Reduces chance of nosocomial infection by directing attention to infection control and environmental safety practices.
  • Holds individual employees accountable for assigned responsibilities, individual goals, and performance expectations through annual performance evaluations and conferences.
  • Establishes, maintains, and evaluates quality control studies within GI department in collaboration with the FCO and the Administrator to improve the services in this department.
  • Oversees the EDGETM responsibilities of direct reports and maintains own EDGETM
  • Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance, and participates in emergency preparedness drills.
  • Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy and HIPPA regulations.
  • Follows the Center's professional code of conduct and dress code policy.

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Required Skills

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
  • Currently licensed as an RN by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas.
  • CPR certification required, Advanced Caridac Life Support certification required.
  • One year leadership experience required in the GI setting.
  • Demonstrates clinical competency, leadership, and teaching capabilities.
  • Physically and emotionally capable of performing responsibilities of position.

Demonstrates ability to work as a team member and to communicate directly and professionally. Is flexible, reliable, productive, patient-oriented, and self-motivated. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. He/she is able to identify and categorize each patient's age-specific grouping of needs, such as those for an infant, adolescent, adult, or geriatric patient. Maintains professional conduct and appearance.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other skills and abilities: General familiarity with medical terminology as it pertains to anatomy and surgical procedures for the peri-operative setting.

Keywords: United Surgical Partners International, Grapevine , Registered Nurse - GI Manager (19239-147), Other , Grapevine, Texas

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