Full Job Description
Primary responsibility over CVTS, Ophthalmology, ENT, & Endovascular Service lines. Administrative call required, shared with two other OR Managers.
Experience and Education BSN required, MSN preferred. 5 years management experience in Perioperative Services; certification in Perioperative Nursing (CNOR) preferred. Requires American Heart Association BLS, and current Texas RN license (or compact state).
Job Duties Manages the daily patient care activities of the Operating Room.
Assures efficient utilization of OR resources by proactively managing the long-range (4-6week) patient schedule in collaboration with anesthesiology directors and surgeons.
Supervises & evaluates staff through observation of performance. Ensures competency of new employees & performs annual evaluations. Conducts coaching & counseling sessions with employees following hospital policies & guidelines. Identifies learning needs/opportunities of staff and addresses the need. Identifies, supports & implements cross training of staff in collaboration with directors & the education department.
Collaborates to ensure accountability for nursing standards, evidence based practice, & regulations. Responsible for regulatory readiness of the department at all times.
Assures adequate fiscally & clinically responsible daily staffing. Assures department meets its productivity benchmark.
Responds to emergency situations & initiates appropriate responses as necessary. Remains calm and continue to provide leadership & a sense of professionalism during emergency situations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Security This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
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