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staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Manager, PreOp / PACU - Post Anesthesia Care - $35-47 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Bridgeview
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdvocate Aurora Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Manager, PreOp / PACU - Post Anesthesia Care for a nursing job in Bridgeview, Illinois.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: PreOp / PACU - Post Anesthesia Care
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Major Responsibilities:
    • Achievement of synergistic outcomes through a team approach to the management of peri anesthesia services
      • Provide information and problem-solving skills within respective area of process ownership (i.e., staff operations, clinical continuity and outcomes.) • Demonstrating effective communication skills to establish and foster team relationships which promote outcomes that improve and enhance surgical services. • Making and supporting team decisions through individual behaviors and process management that support team directions over individual interests. • Establishing team priorities and goals based on objectives, goals, tactics and strategies of the division, organization and system at large. • Utilizing continuous quality improvement methods and models as the process for team outcome achievement. • Acting on behalf of team members in their absence to support consistency of processes.
      • Promote a customer-driven culture through team strategies anchored in continuous quality improvement by: • Supporting behaviors reflective of Advocate's values. • Addressing quality, efficiency and continuity of perioperative care for patients and family across the service. • Assuring that staff operations are consistent with a customer-driven culture, to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers. • Utilizing customer feedback as the basis of planning, continuous quality improvement measures by embracing complaints as opportunities. • Responding to immediate customer needs and expectations, involving respective staff in the development and implementation of the solution. • Obtaining outcome measures on customer-focused data sources that indicate processes are in control and improving. • Utilizing resources such as the public relations department to meet customer informational needs
      • Operationalize team cohesiveness when working with all staff members who provide perioperative services by: • Practicing leadership behaviors through role-modeling, coaching and mentoring. • Displaying problem-solving, decision-making, decision-sharing and conflict resolution behaviors when interacting with staff. • Addressing collectively, the resource needs of the staff in each respective process ownership area to improve operations and support staff morale. • Working with staff on all three shifts for the purpose of assessing and evaluating staff compliance and needs related to team strategies and areas of process ownership
      • Ownership of processes affecting clinical continuity, patient care outcomes, and staff education within and across all clinical surgical patient care areas.
        • Measures that address customer engagement, staff Perform ongoing assessment of clinical processes and their subcomponents. • Design improved processes that enhance value added activities while minimizing quantity of process steps. • Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of processes designed through outcome and financial issues. • Communicating existing and redesigned clinical processes and their effectiveness to team members and staff through informal and formal reporting mechanisms. • Addressing appropriateness and efficiency of clinical processes across each clinical area which affect patient care outcomes and customer service including, but not limited to: - Preoperative preparation. - Transportation of patients. - Information to family. - Preparation of anesthesia block supplies. -Scheduling start times, - Processing of nursing documentation. - Inter and intra unit communication systems regarding patient care. • Structuring the clinical environment and the processes within clinical care demands to meet regulatory requirements and clinical care demands. • Involvement in hospital wide and division wide programs affecting clinical quality and outcomes.
        • Serve as the liaison to other departments and units regarding issues of perianesthesia continuity and clinical effectiveness and efficiency by formal and informal interaction with such areas as: • Outpatient day surgery • Outpatient PACU • Department of Anesthesiology • Inpatient surgical services* Inpatient Units caring for perioperative patients (surgical, orthopedics, etc.) • Cancer Institute* Neuroscience Institute* Bone and Joint Institute* Heart and Vascular Institute* All other outpatient departments.
        • Promote patient/visitor safety practices and management of risk through activities with: • Patients • Staff • Epidemiology • Auxillary • Religion and Health • Biomedical engineering • Facilities • Risk Management • Human Resources
        • C. Promotion of own professional development within the areas of leadership, teamwork, clinical continuity and outcomes based on education, information and feedback.
          • Act on feedback from a variety of sources to correct and improve individual performance.
          • Utilize peer review process, developmental planning, annual goal setting, and performance review mechanism target and document individual progress on at least an annual basis.
          • Interact with peers within and across structural boundaries to promote network development (e.g., forums, councils, C.Q.I. teams, hospital management group, division and department meetings.)
          • Perform methodologies learned at internal and corporate educational sessions relevant to own accountabilities and activities (i.e., leadership, teamwork and clinical continuity and outcomes).
          • Attend, independently, at least one external educational session that promotes leadership expertise in the area of perioperative clinical continuity and outcomes.
          • Maintain a membership in at least one professional organization annually.
          • Demonstrate actions in stressful, critical or difficult situation that exemplifies a professional and competent demeanor.
          • Demonstrate initiative to establish realistic and measurable self-improvement goals based on performance feedback and own developmental needs related to areas of job requirements and process ownership
          • 9)Meet with Director at least monthly to apprise the current status and individual performance in area of process ownership to: • Demonstrate achieved results. • Display outcome measures of activities in progress. • Present alternative solutions when progress is affected.Licensure:
            • Nurse, Registered (RN) State of IllinoisEducation/Experience Required:
              • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) and Masters Degree any field OR Bachelors Degree any field with a Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) required
              • 2+ years of previous management experience focused in pre/post surgical, PACU.
              • 4+ years of clinical RN experience with 2 years in pre/post surgical, PACU.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
                • Ability to staff in pre/post or PACU areas
                • Strong organization, planning and delegation skills. Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R115708. Posted job title: Manager Pre-Post, PACUAbout Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet® designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care. Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
                  • Holiday Pay
                  • Guaranteed Hours
                  • Continuing Education
                  • 401k retirement plan
                  • Pet insurance
                  • Wellness and fitness programs
                  • Mileage reimbursement
                  • Employee assistance programs
                  • Medical benefits
                  • Dental benefits
                  • Vision benefits
                  • Life insurance
                  • Discount program

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Chicago , staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Manager, PreOp / PACU - Post Anesthesia Care - $35-47 per hour, Executive , Bridgeview, Illinois

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