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Service Leader Surgery Women's Hospital

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • This position is responsible for the daily operations, staffing, performance improvement, compliance with accreditation standards, budgeting and quality outcomes for the Surgery Operating Room.

  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
      • Master Degree in Nursing or related field preferred.

    • Experience
      • Minimum three years of progressively more responsible experience in area(s) of expertise. Health care experience preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current RN license.
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) is required.
      • Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is preferred for those who manage high acuity units.
      • Preferred core certification related to area of specialty from National Certification Corporation (NCC) within one year of eligibility.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Knowledge of specific clinical/technical area(s), health care delivery and management principles normally acquired through post-secondary education in a related field.
      • Interpersonal relationship skills to interact in a sensitive way in delicate and/or complex situations, to lead teams and to make effective presentations to colleagues and other constituencies.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Kneeling
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Hearing
        • Reaching
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
  • Essential Job Functions

    • Ensures the implementation of departmental policies and procedures that address how nursing care needs of the patient population are assessed, met and evaluated.
      • Creates an environment to identify opportunities for and give individualized customer service/patient care according to customer/patient needs.

    • Utilizes human, material, fiscal resources of assigned unit(s) within budgetary guidelines or within acceptable budget variances.
      • Assists in preparing a realistic budget within established guidelines.
      • Takes corrective action when budget variances are identified.
      • Assists in the development and implementation of cost saving process changes or alternative products or procedures.
      • Implements a budget based master scheduling and staffing plan for assigned care unit(s).
      • Adjusts staffing on an as needed basis to meet patient care needs and budget target.

    • Leading - Motivating and influencing, managing vision and purpose.
      • Develops enthusiasm for day-to-day tasks.
      • Sets an example with personal behavior/commitment to high standards.
      • Encourages calculated risks to achieve important objectives.
      • Recognizes special contributions/rewards excellence.
      • Maintains good working relationships outside own area of responsibility.
      • Identifies candidates for succession planning and prepares candidates for promotional opportunities.

    • Standards and Accountability - Clinical quality management and service orientation, accountability.
      • Takes responsibility for difficult, controversial decisions.
      • Acknowledges decision/plan not working.
      • Maintains compliance with accreditation standards.

    • Planning and Decision-Making - Planning, prioritizing and time management, problem solving and innovation, initiative, financial savvy.
      • Develops detailed project/task plans. Determines priorities/allocation and utilization of resources.
      • Analyzes root causes of problems.
      • Identifies potential problems.
      • Considers relevant issues before action, including effect on all parts of the organization.
      • Proposes new/innovative approaches and seizes opportunities to improve unit performance.

    • Communication - Communicate clearly, active listening.
      • Clearly articulates and supports hospital and unit policies.
      • Provides clear performance expectations.
      • Follows through on ideas/concerns in a timely manner.
      • Consults with supervisor and other affected parties before making major changes.
      • Creates a comfortable environment for giving and receiving constructive feedback.

Job Details

Date Posted September 11, 2017
Date Closes November 10, 2017
Requisition 6647
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Methodist Women's Hospital
Department Surgery Operating Room
Shift Daytime
Hours 7am - 5 pm hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00