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Manager, Ambulatory Surgery Center - RN

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC159098918
Company Name
Spectrum Healthcare Partners
Physical Address

Auburn, ME 04212
Job Description

Spectrum Healthcare Partners is Maine?s largest multi-specialty, physician-owned and directed professional organization and is comprised of over 200 physicians practicing in the areas of anesthesiology, orthopaedics, pain management, pathology, radiation oncology, radiology, and vascular & interventional services. Spectrum provides services at many of Maine?s hospitals throughout the state and in eastern New Hampshire.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for directing and managing all clinical activities and operations in the Ambulatory Surgery Center by providing leadership and supporting the multidisciplinary team to provide the highest quality of patient care. Position encompasses all aspects of perioperative services including, the OR, PACU, Pre-admission testing and SPD.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Dept staff: OR, PACU, SPD

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

+ Coordinates, facilitates and manages safe care for surgical patients

+ Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates all aspects of nursing care for patients and reporting any equipment, clinical or patient issues

+ Directs and coordinates patient care services, and may be responsible for care rendered by other employees

+ Directs and evaluates the nursing staff?s ability to assess their patients? physical, biochemical, and functional responses; and the psychological, sociologic, and spiritual responses of their patients and families

+ Coordinates, facilitates and manages safe care for surgical patients

+ Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates all aspects of nursing care for patients and reporting any equipment, clinical or patient issues

+ Directs and coordinates patient care services, and may be responsible for care rendered by other employees

+ Directs and evaluates the nursing staff?s ability to assess their patients? physical, biochemical, and functional responses; and the psychological, sociologic, and spiritual responses of their patients and families

+ Directs and evaluates the nursing staff?s ability to provide consistent, competent, and ethical care

+ Trains direct reports on job responsibilities to ensure that work is performed in a safe, accurate and efficient manner

+ Delegates appropriate responsibility and authority to staff according to relevant job descriptions and individual capabilities

+ Assures compliance to state, federal and accreditation standards

+ Establishes and maintains effective employee relations by providing direction and coordinating the day-to-day work activities of direct reports.

+ Provides timely and consistent performance feedback to include annual performance evaluations

+ Communicate effectively with patients, families, providers, staff and others

+ Provides direct patient care as needed to include operating room circulation and surgical tech support, recovery room and induction

+ Ensures ongoing and effective staff development by overseeing and/or coordinating direct report education and certification activities

+ Maintains confidentiality at all times

+ Successfully completes AORN or APEC infection control modules

+ Has oversight of infection control measures, and reduces the risk of infection in patients, employees, and visitors by providing a safe environment

+ Researches, prepares, and implements cost reduction proposals

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Provides support and guidance to providers and staff in designated areas

+ Conducts monthly staff meetings with Director Surgical Services

+ Develops work schedules to meet department requirements and time off requests for direct reports

+ Ensures time, attendance and paid-time-off records are properly tracked and reported.

+ Recommends operating and capital budgets and monitors allocation of resources

+ Collaborates with purchasing department, making and approving recommendations for supply and equipment expenses with a defined expense amount.

+ Is familiar with profit and loss statement for the ASC, and works with director to identify areas of focus when budget is not met

+ Participates in the yearly budget process and contributes to discussions around volumes and expenses.

+ Demonstrates professionalism at all times

+ Conducts accident/incident investigations to determine root cause and appropriate corrective actions

+ Keeps abreast of current issues involving patient care or practice issues by attending and participating in department, team and practice meetings

+ Support company-wide strategic initiatives

+ Responsible for ongoing personal and professional growth and development and maintaining licensure

+ Adheres to organizational policies and protocols, regulations, and accreditation guidelines

+ Displays cooperative behavior and interacts positively and effectively with others to promote a team environment

+ Performs other duties necessary to maintain the overall efficiency and continuity of the clinic

+ Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues

QUALIFICATIONS

+ Completion of RN degree from an accredited school of nursing, BSN desired

+ Active State of Maine Nursing license or eligible for licensure

+ 5+ years nursing experience in a surgery center or hospital surgical environment

+ Previous manager/supervisor experience

+ Experience with State Surveys, AAAHC, Regulatory Compliance and Surgery Center Certification Compliance

+ Demonstrated knowledge of nursing in surgical setting and of sterilization techniques, and OR equipment

+ Current BLS required, ACLS/PALS certification be obtained within 1 year after starting in position and maintained

+ Broad knowledge of nursing in an ambulatory surgery center setting with emphasis on surgical risk factors, patient pre-intra-and post-operative learning needs

+ Knowledge of medical record documentation requirements

+ Skill in reading and following written and oral medical orders

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, management and other staff

+ Skill in time management, prioritizing and medical care coordination

+ High level of organizational skills, effective time management, critical thinking, and delegation strategies

+ Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others

+ Ability to maintain confidentiality

+ Excellent customer service skills

+ Proficient computer skills with knowledge of electronic medical records

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

+ Lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally; 18-25 pounds frequently; 6-10 pounds continuously

+ High degree of motor control and coordination

+ Balance and gross motor function required for patient transfers

+ Daily use of computer operating instruments; stationary PC, Laptop PC, keyboard and mouse

+ Light lifting of paperwork, folders or other general record keeping materials

+ Standing and walking for extended periods of time

+ Risk of exposure to hazardous conditions and blood borne pathogens

+ Reaching, twisting, bending frequently

BENEFITS

+ Health insurance

+ Generous Health Savings Account company match

+ Dental & vision insurance plans

+ 401(k) with company match and profit-sharing plan

+ Life insurance coverage for you and your dependents

+ Short- and long-term disability insurance

+ Generous paid time off

+ Flexible spending account

+ Dependent-care plan

+ Company-wide wellness program opportunities

+ Support for professional development for providers


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