Oct 15, 2021

Supervisor, Preop PACU

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Basalt, CO 81621, USA

Job Description

Basalt, Co
200 Robinson Street Basalt, CO 81621
Nursing
Full-time (Year Around), Days
Posted 06/30/2021
Req # 10900
Min:$41.68 Max:$72.94
To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
  • POSITION PURPOSE:
    • The Pre-Op / PACU Supervisor will be responsible for the operations and activities of the pre op, post-op recovery and 23 hour observation functions.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Clinical Operations
      • Collaborates with staff and physicians to assure the delivery of quality patient care in areas of responsibility
      • Offers clinical nursing expertise and supplements staffing as needed to assure safe care based on patient acuity and age specific criteria
      • Facilitates the coordination of daily departmental operations through staff empowerment, cooperativeness, and effective communication
      • Remains involved on a daily basis in all clinical areas
      • Creates Policies and Procedures according to protocol and AORN and ASPAN Standards for areas of responsibility; reviews and revises Policies and Procedures annually and more often as indicated
      • Assists with the scheduling of staff in order to insure safe nurse/patient levels while controlling costs. Manages Kronos timekeeping system for area of responsibility.
      • Ensures timely, accurate completion of medical records
      • Works with the scheduling coordinator and Director of Clinical Operations in scheduling of surgical and non-surgical cases
      • Assesses patient, physician, and employee satisfaction results; assists with the formulation of targeted improvements
    • Human Resources
      • Manages personnel in the areas of responsibility:
      • Recruits and screens applicants for hire
      • Orients new personnel
      • Maintains employee records
      • Validates continuing current required licensure and certification
      • Performs regular written employee evaluations
      • Motivates, counsels and disciplines employees as necessary
      • Conducts regular staff meetings
      • Promotes education activities in the Center
    • Quality
      • Supports and participates in the quality management and risk management programs of the Center
      • Actively identifies quality improvement opportunities in areas of responsibilities; implements targeted improvements and re-measures results
    • Materials Management
      • Assures staff use of supplies is cost efficient
      • Assists with ordering and obtaining supplies as indicated
      • Works with the Purchasing Department to perform physical inventory counts
      • Assists with the evaluation of physician and staff needs as related to supplies and equipment
    • Finance
      • Assesses clinical financial results and identifies opportunities for improvement in conjunction with the VVSC management team
    • Role models the principals of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.

      Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Experience:
      • Minimum five years nursing experience, preferably in surgery and/or post anesthesia recovery areas preferred; two years management experience in an ambulatory surgery center setting strongly preferred
    • License(s):
      • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado or from a valid compact state required.
    • Certification(s):
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required.

        Advanced Cardiac Life Support
        (ACLS) required.

        Pediatric Advanced Life Support
        (PALS) required.

    • Computer / Typing:
      • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
    • Education:
      • Minimum of Associate Nursing Degree for positions hired after 07/01/2018.
Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student load assistance, childcare assistance, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, quarterly bonus potential, amongst others.
As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.