Nurse Manager, Surgical Services - Surgical Services - Full-Time in Portland, OR at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Title: Nurse Manager, Surgical Services

Department: Surgical Services

Location: Portland, OR

Hours: Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

Schedule: Monday - Friday


Job Summary:

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Portland is seeking a full-time Nurse Manager of Surgical Services to join our team! This position is responsible for overseeing the Operating Room, the Pre- and Post-Op areas, and Central Sterile. This position manages surgical service processes and personnel (RNs, Surgical Technologists, Nursing Assistants and Sterile Processing Technicians) to ensure effective planning, coordination, efficiency and quality of OR services. Follows applicable rules and regulations of state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in inter- and intra-department efforts to ensure optimum patient outcomes.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership in the delivery of care and nursing practice within the OR unit. Supervises activities of surgical services personnel in providing care to patients and family members

  • Assists in the developing, implementing and tracking unit based key performance indicators supporting Performance Improvement programs and other measurements

  • Directs employee selection, hiring, orientation, training and ongoing staff development for OR unit

  • Communicates and maintains liaison with anesthesiologists, surgeons, nursing staff and ancillary personnel in various hospital departments

  • Supervises various personnel actions including, but not limited to, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules. Maintains ongoing feedback with employees supervised

  • Demonstration of professional practice and career development. Maintains clinical competency by successfully completing yearly skills updates, attends inservices and reviews current professional literature and distributes appropriate findings. Maintains memberships in appropriate professional organizations. Formulates and meets annual performance goals

Job Requirements

Job Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing is required

  • Masters of Science in Nursing is preferred

  • Oregon RN license is required

  • Current clinical competency in OR and/or PACU

  • At least 5 years of progressive management in inpatient surgical services is required

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required; PALS required within 6 months of hire


Company Overview:

Shriners Hospitals for Children is committed to providing the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.

Our work environment is mission driven, high quality and provides great satisfaction to all professionals through the unique health care setting. We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

All of our positions, including on-call positions, are benefits eligible. We offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Employees who are 0.5 FTE or greater are also eligible for 100% company paid group life insurance, supplemental life insurance, 100% company paid short-term disability, long term disability, and a generous PTO accrual. We also offer 90% reimbursement for monthly Tri-Met passes, monthly C-Tran passes and yearly Aerial Tram passes. Tri-Met passes are good for the bus, Max, and light rail.


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