OA Centers for Orthopaedics, a Division of Spectrum Healthcare Partners, is seeking an ASC Manager to join our team!
Responsible for directing and managing all clinical activities and operations in the Ambulatory Surgery Center by providing leadership and supporting the multidisciplinary team to provide the highest quality of patient care. Position encompasses all aspects of perioperative services including, the OR, PACU, Pre-admission testing and SPD.
Dept staff: OR, PACU, SPD
Coordinates, facilitates and manages safe care for surgical patients
Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates all aspects of nursing care for patients and reporting any equipment, clinical or patient issues
Directs and coordinates patient care services, and may be responsible for care rendered by other employees
Directs and evaluates the nursing staff’s ability to assess their patients’ physical, biochemical, and functional responses; and the psychological, sociologic, and spiritual responses of their patients and families
Directs and evaluates the nursing staff’s ability to provide consistent, competent, and ethical care
Trains direct reports on job responsibilities to ensure that work is performed in a safe, accurate and efficient manner
Delegates appropriate responsibility and authority to staff according to relevant job descriptions and individual capabilities
Establishes and maintains effective employee relations by providing direction and coordinating the day-to-day work activities of direct reports.
Provides timely and consistent performance feedback to include annual performance evaluations
Communicate effectively with patients, families, providers, staff and others
Provides direct patient care as needed to include operating room circulation and surgical tech support, recovery room and induction
Ensures ongoing and effective staff development by overseeing and/or coordinating direct report education and certification activities
Maintains confidentiality at all times
Reduces the risk of infection in patients, employees, and visitors by providing a safe environment
Provides support and guidance to providers and staff in designated areas
Conduct monthly staff meetings with Senior Manager
Develops work schedules to meet department requirements and time off requests for direct reports
Ensures that time, attendance and paid-time-off records are properly tracked and reported.
Demonstrate professionalism at all times
Conducts accident/incident investigations to determine root cause and appropriate corrective actions
Keeps abreast of current issues involving patient care or practice issues by attending and participating in department, team and practice meetings
Support company-wide strategic initiatives
Responsible for ongoing personal and professional growth and development and maintaining licensure
Adheres to organizational policies and protocols, regulations, and accreditation guidelines
Recommends operating and capital budgets and monitors allocation of resources
Displays cooperative behavior and interacts positively and effectively with others to promote a team environment
Performs other duties necessary to maintain the overall efficiency and continuity of the clinic
Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safety issues
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
Lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally; 18-25 pounds frequently; 6-10 pounds continuously
High degree of motor control and coordination
Balance and gross motor function required for patient transfers
Daily use of computer operating instruments; stationary PC, Laptop PC, keyboard and mouse
Light lifting of paperwork, folders or other general record keeping materials
Standing and walking for extended periods of time
Risk of exposure to hazardous conditions and blood borne pathogens
Reaching, twisting, bending frequently
Completion of RN degree from an accredited school of nursing, BSN desired
Active State of Maine Nursing license or eligible for licensure
5+ years nursing experience in a surgery center or hospital surgical environment
Previous manager/supervisor experience
Demonstrated knowledge of nursing in surgical setting and of sterilization techniques, and OR equipment
Current BLS required, ACLS/PALS certification be obtained within 1 year after starting in position and maintained
Broad knowledge of nursing in an ambulatory surgery center setting with emphasis on surgical risk factors, patient pre-intra-and post-operative learning needs
Knowledge of medical record documentation requirements
Skill in reading and following written and oral medical orders
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, management and other staff
Skill in time management, prioritizing and medical care coordination
High level of organizational skills, effective time management and delegation strategies
Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Critical thinking and analytical skills to make management decisions
Excellent customer service skills
Proficient computer skills with knowledge of electronic medical records
Internal Number: OA MAY 2018
About Spectrum Healthcare Partners
Spectrum is Maine's largest multi-specialty, physician owned and directed professional organization and is comprised of over 200 physicians practicing in the areas of anesthesiology, orthopaedics, pain management, pathology, radiology and radiation oncology. Spectrum provides services at many of Maine's hospitals throughout the state and in eastern New Hampshire.
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