Under the general supervision of the Unit Director or designee the Clinical Supervisor assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the unit. In collaboration with other members of the management team, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided on the unit.
The Registered Nurse is a member of the operating room team, which most commonly include surgeons, anesthesia care providers, and surgical techs before an operation the RN helps prepare the operating room by setting up equipment, opening sterile supplies and solutions and preparing medications. Possesses knowledge and skills pertaining to sterile technique, and practices, to nursing principles, and practices for best patient outcomes. Accepts, identifies using dual identification, verifies site, and assesses each patient on arrival. Formulates a nursing diagnosis. Develops a plan to achieve patient goals as applicable to age and patient needs. Evaluates and documents each patient’s response to interventions. Teaches patient, family and/or significant others about preoperative cycle.
- Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions of the unit.
- Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff
- Assumes responsibility for the overall quality and satisfaction of patient care.
- Makes decisions regarding activities based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Evidence Based Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.
- Must fulfill all Charge nurse responsibilities when working assigned shift.
- Position requires assessment and planning, calculating, organizing, analyzing, sorting, comparing, listening, decision-making, reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Must deal with a variety of personalities and be able to function well under stressful situations.
- Current licensure in Idaho as a Registered Nurse
- BSN or enrolled in BSN program with anticipated completion within 3 years.
- Minimum of three (3) years clinical practice in the clinical specialty of assigned unit.
- Must be willing to work fulltime
- Current verification of competency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and/or ACLS/PALS/STABLE.
- CNOR Certification, or plan for certification in place
- Must have accountability quotient, be a change agent, and a champion of leadership/administration
- Leadership and management experience preferred
- Participation in Crucial Conversations course
- Internal candidates must not be under current disciplinary action
- Must be proficient with computers
- University/College Diploma or Transcript to meet I-Stat requirements.
- Must have the sensitivity, maturity, and ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
HCA dispenses TLC for a profit. HCA Holdings, through HCA, Inc. (Hospital Corporation of America) operates more than 160 acute care,...