May 07, 2021

Manager Perioperative Services Neurosurgery

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA

Job Description

Relocation Assistance Provided
Your Role:

The Neurosurgery Operating Room Nurse Manager (Manager, Patient Care Services) will be responsible for managing two direct reports who are in the Clinical Staff Leader (CSL) role and will have overall responsibility for leading a team of 26 staff members. This team currently includes CSLs, OR nurses and surgical techs working in 7-8 operating rooms. We are seeking a candidate with leadership/supervisory experience in the operating room suite. Neurosurgery experience desired.

The Neurosurgery Operating Room Nurse Manager will have responsibility for:

  • fiscal accountability
  • maintaining quality and regulatory standards
  • maintaining a high level of patient/family centered care and service
  • patient and staff satisfaction
  • program development
  • managing and developing teams
  • ensuring integration with the clinical enterprise
  • providing feedback, coaching, and mentoring to less experienced peers and other members of the health care team

Reporting Relationship

The Manager, Patient Care Services of Neurosurgery, will report to the Director, Perioperative Services on the main campus at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Department/Unit Summary:

The Neurosurgery team consists of Nurses, Surgical Technologists, Radiological Technicians, Residents, Surgeons and Anesthesia Care Providers who provide high-quality perioperative care for adult patients in four subspecialty areas:

  • Skull-based (craniotomy for tumor, aneurysm, etc.)
  • Spine (functional, tumor, etc.)
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Neuro-Vascular

The Neurosurgery Team functions at the highest levels of performance and efficiency; with our focus continually on safety and advocacy for the patients and family members trusting us with their care. The members of the Neurosurgery POD are team-oriented, able to multitask, and function in a highly technical, fast-paced environment.

Shared Governance
VUMC supports the Shared Governance Model of care. Unit Boards are a feature of the Shared Governance Model. The Neurosurgery Unit Board has staff-elected representation and is tasked with addressing quality, efficiency, and patient safety initiatives. There are ample opportunities for professional growth and development through clinical advancement, education opportunities, professional organizations, and continuing education activities.

Position Shift:
Day Shift

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

Our Nursing Philosophy:
We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent health and well-being.
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