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Interim ASC Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse, Proliance, dba Puyallup Ambulatory Surgery Center
Puyallup, WA
2/11/19

Description

An interim ASC Nurse Manager positon responsible for the overall clinical functions of the ASC facility that also will work on the floor rotating as needed covering Admit, Pre-op and PACU.

Currently Puyallup Ambulatory Surgery Center awaits a pending WA State Certificate of Need for the merger with another Proliance ASC - Surgery Center at Rainier.

In the interim, the Nurse Manager will work closely with two ASC Directors and our Managing Physician. This position is responsible for directing, coordinating and controlling the multi-disciplinary activities required providing a safe environment for patients undergoing surgical intervention. Also responsible for the interpretation, direction and evaluation of nursing practice to insure safe, efficient, and therapeutically effective nursing care throughout the ASC.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Is a graduate of a Professional School of Nursing.
  2. Current WA State license as a Registered Nurse.
  3. Current certification in basic CPR for Healthcare Professionals.
  4. Evidence of continuing education.
  5. At least two years nursing critical care / surgery nursing supervisory experience / ASC management experience preferred.
  6. Good command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  7. Ability to work well with physicians, employees, patients and others.
  8. Current ACLS certification
  9. The Governing Board or Licensing Council may periodically determine other qualifications.

Skillset preferred:

  • Prefer skillset to include C/S experience
  • Prefer skillset to include IV start experience
  • PACU  Phase 1 & Phase  II – airway skillset  (at least two years PACU experience)
  • Pre-op experience
  • Admit experience

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Requires extensive mobility (walking and standing)
  • Periodic pushing, pulling, and lifting of patients and/or equipment.
  • May have exposure to patients with communicable diseases.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attends all staff meetings, assists ASC Director for meeting agendas, gathers data for review and analysis.
  • Ensures Policy and Procedure are upheld within the ASC
  • Communicates to ASC Director what needs to be ordered for supplies, equipment and services.
  • Assures the facility's compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. Deals with all review agencies.
  • Assists ASC Director with hiring, evaluation, discipline. Trains, orients and evaluates workloads for the ASC.
  • Resolves conflicts, mediates, and requires compliance with policies by employees and physicians.

Planning

  1. Assumes responsibility for the formulation and implementation of a nursing philosophy and objectives consistent with the stated goals of the ASC.
  2. Assists ASC Director to accomplish Quarterly Quality Improvement studies
  3. Responsible for evaluation of programs and patient care activities.
  4. Is responsible for continued compliance with regulatory standards and assures documentation of patient care to meet criteria dictated by legal practice, state and federal health standards.
  5. Assists the Infection Control Perfectionist with tasks and compliances.
  6. Assists in risk prevention
  7. Assists PASC and SCAR ASC Directors in the planning for upcoming merger. Coordinates with Surgery Center at Rainier (SCAR) - ASC Director / Amanda to synch policy, procedures and work flow with direction from Amanda.

Management

  1. Is responsible for developing an organizational structure, assigning responsibilities and delegating authority that will facilitate safe, effective and efficient care for the surgical patient.
  2. Provides leadership and support in developing and maintaining effective relationships with the Professional Staff.
  3. Establishes, maintains, analyzes and evaluates standards of nursing care within the facility in compliance with professional nursing standards and recommended operating room, pre- and post-operative procedures.
  4. Is responsible for collaborating on standards of performance and maintaining effective working relationships with nursing personnel and support services such as housekeeping, laundry, maintenance, and accounting.
  5. Is responsible for assisting in the recruitment, retention, evaluation and supervision of nursing personnel.
  6. Maintains awareness of professional issues at the local, state and national levels that impact the delivery of nursing services and health care management.
  7. Is responsible for the maintenance of effective and efficient patient care in the facility.
  8. Initiates and/or supports activities to control costs without compromising patient care.
  9. Ensures that existing nursing policies and procedures are understood and implemented.
  10. Is responsible to ensure staff are timely in tasks of ordering, receiving, storage and distribution of medical supplies and drugs, including monitoring usage and adjusting stock levels according to needs of the ASC.
  11. Make recommendations for medical supplies and equipment purchases based on the evaluation of new and/or improved products.
  12. Delegates administrative responsibilities to another Staff RN (appointed Lead) in his/her absence, with notification to the ASC director.

Supervision

  1. Is available for guidance, counseling and support as needed by the nursing staff.
  2. Provides and supervises nursing orientation programs and monthly staff development sessions as needed.
  3. Provides appropriate resources for meeting the educational needs of the nursing staff.
  4. Reduces chances of nosocomial infection by directing attention to infection control and environmental safety practices.
  5. Supervises the collection of all required records and reports.
  6. Communicates effectively with all staff and ensures that all necessary information is disseminated.
  7. Holds individual employees accountable for assigned responsibilities individual goals and future expectations through annual performance reviews.

Clinical Practice

  1. Is expected to have general nursing knowledge of all surgical procedures performed at the ASC.
  2. Supervises and performs, as needed, peri-operative nursing care.
  3. Collaborates with the Professional Staff in determining the outcome of patient care activities via the quality assurance program.
  4. Evaluates the environment where patient care activities takes place and makes appropriate changes as indicated.
  5. Coordinates Performance Improvement programs for equipment, procedures, and policy changes in the ASC.
  6. Is thoroughly familiar with and totally comfortable in the role of patient advocate as it applies to peri-operative nursing.
  7. Oversees responsibility for assurance of patient safety during the state of enforced dependency created during the peri-operative phase of patient care.
  8. Is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment in which the patient's psychological, physiological and physical needs are identified, anticipated and met.
  9. Has a thorough working knowledge of surgical aseptic technique and its application.

The above statements reflect the general outline considered necessary to describe the principle functions of this job. It shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job.

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENT / HAZARDS:

A. Moderate

May be exposed to, but not limited to, the following hazardous materials:

  • Onsite SDS manual lists the hazardous materials

OSHA BLOOD BORNE CATEGORY:

A. Category I

Blood or other body fluids exposure is regular and expected.

If interested in applying and a qualified candidate, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]


Clinic Manager, Primary Care, Island Hospital
Anacortes, WA
1/29/19

Island Hospital is an integral part of the great quality of life in Anacortes, WA. Residents of this vibrant seaside community enjoy an abundance of recreational activities, temperate climate year round, excellent schools, and a strong sense of community in the north Puget Sound.

The Clinic Manager oversees the effective operations of an out-patient, Primary Care physician practice. Responsibilities of the Clinic Manager include staffing, training, performance management, compliance and fiscal management of departmental assets, and implementing and evaluating quality improvement plans.    

Candidates must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with Physicians and Providers, leadership, clinical staff and support staff to provide an optimal care experience for patients and their families. Candidates must be able to exercise a high degree of initiative, judgement, discretion and decision-making, with the ability to provide direction and development and must be able to demonstrate an attitude consistent with the Island Hospital Promise.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of previous management experience in a Physician Practice setting is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

To apply, please visit our website: Island Hospital - Careers

For more information, please contact Megan Hill at (360) 299-4287 or [email protected].


Director of Supply Chain, Proliance Surgeons, Inc.
Seattle, WA
1/16/19

Job Summary: Proliance Surgeons, Inc., the corporate office is looking for a full-time Director of Supply Chain for the central office downtown. 

Status: Full Time

Type: Administrative

This position reports to the Proliance Surgeons Inc. (Proliance) COO. This position provides support and management for a designated Intalere Member and is located on-site at that Member's facility. The individual must have excellent interpersonal, analytical and project management skills, be detail oriented, self-motivated, and organized.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of comprehensive knowledge of healthcare products and services.
  • Demonstrated oral, written and electronic communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills including the utilization of word processing with proficiencies MS Word and Power Point, with advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent experience in related field.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • 40% - Works collaboratively with Proliance site directors in the value analysis process for requested supply, and project scope, supporting the facilities activities. Builds relationships with Proliance sites, departments, and key stake holders, resulting in a clear understanding of their needs for supplies and projects, and connecting them with best costs, driving savings to the Proliance organization.
  • 40% - Oversees all Supply Chain contracting activities, specifically building and guiding vendor partner relationships; direction and oversight of the purchasing process to ensure timely procurement of goods and services, and subsequent invoice processing; directs procurement activities within the capital equipment process including planning, contracting and approval to buy. Works collaboratively with our Group Purchasing Organization for the optimization of GPO contracts.
  • 20% - Works strategically in analyzing improvements to the Proliance supply chain, through technology, resulting in connectivity of all Proliance facilities with supply chain, and the capture of all cost savings opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend all scheduled meetings (in person or via conference call)
  • Maintain confidentiality of all company agreements
  • This position may also be required to perform special tasks as requested for the success of the program
  • Travel to meetings/conferences that will advance the Key Responsibilities of the program
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to [email protected].

  • Use "Supply Chain" as the subject
  • Candidates under consideration will be scheduled for a telephone or FaceTime interview
  • Successful first round candidates will be invited to interview in person
  • We regret we are not in a position to personally respond to all applicants

To learn more about Proliance Surgeons, please visit our website www.proliancesurgeons.com.


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