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Assistant Nurse Manager - OR (40 hrs M-F Only!) Capitol Hill/Seattle WA

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: Collaborates with the ASC Nurse Manager to establish a competent, ethical, safe and legal environment in the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) to promote high quality patient care. Coordinate with physicians, clinics, consulting nurses and other departments. Make decisions to meet service quality, clinical quality, utilization of resources and fiscal outcomes. Supervise staff and support overall department administration. Act on behalf of manager.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assures competency, quality and adequate staffing levels of health care providers in the Ambulatory Surgery Center. Develops, monitors and enforces consistent standards of practice and continuing competency mechanisms. Develops and maintains systems to meet cost, quality and service goals. Develops and provides education in support of these outcomes.
  • Leads, manages, recruits, hires, mentors, disciplines and terminates staff when necessary. Prepares and presents performance evaluations. Assesses and responds to educational needs of nursing and medical staff as a team and individually. Interfaces with and supports medical staff.
  • Develops, implements and enforces departmental policies and procedures. Assures compliance with all Regulatory Agency Standards, and professional organization standards. Establishes, develops, implements, and maintains clinical and administrative quality improvement policies, procedures and standards to guide professional practice.
  • Continuously analyzes and evaluates patient care, environmental control, safety issues, and infection control practices in the ASU. Researches and resolves consumer and systems issues. Monitors, tracks and resolves accident/incident reports. Utilizes Lean management tools and process improvement approach.
  • Evaluates and supports implementation of new technology and equipment. Resource to Materiel Management on product selection. Basic Qualifications: Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a supervisor, lead or charge nurse. Education
  • Bachelors degree in nursing OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration
  • Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse Certificate within 12 months of hire OR Gastroenterology Nurse Certificate within 12 months of hire OR Nurse Operating Room Certificate within 12 months of hire OR Post Anesthesia Nurse Certificate within 12 months of hire
  • Registered Nurse License (Washington) required at hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support required at hire
  • Basic Life Support required at hire
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support required at hire Additional Requirements:
  • Communication and proven management skills, including customer service, problem resolution, team facilitation and development, and process improvement. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Agency Standards.
  • Masters degree in nursing or related field.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Seattle , Assistant Nurse Manager - OR (40 hrs M-F Only!) Capitol Hill/Seattle WA, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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