Surgery Care Affiliates Manager, Nursing (FT) - Chatham Orthopaedic Surgery Center in Savannah, Georgia
SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visitwww.scasurgery.com.
Accountabilities / Responsibilities
The Nurse Manager is responsible for the overall functioning of the Nursing Department. As a Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge. The Registered Nurse is responsible for assisting with the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission of the hospital.
Primary position responsibilities:
Assesses, plans, evaluates, and ensures the implementation of the patient's pathway to achieve identified outcomes
Assumes a leadership role in the provision of quality nursing care for patients receiving services within the nursing department
Demonstrates continjued comptence in assessing, treating, and caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position
Supervises the smooth functioning of the unit on assigned shift
Secondary position responsibilities:
Communicates patient information to assure confidentiality and continuity of care
Interacts with all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees in a mature, responsible manner to ensure a positive and professional hospital environment
Communicates shift/unit issues to appropriate personnel in a timely manner
Maintains and evaluate own clinical expertise and unit clinical practice
Performs a yearly self evaluation
Attends 75% of unit based staff meetings and demonstrates review of minutes for all others
Provides a unit based inservice, annually
Demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession
Maintains and displays appropriate knowledge of professional developments through printed material or other sources.
Attends professional training seminars when appropriate for job development and shares information with other staff members.
Attends and participates in all applicable hospital training and development workshops scheduled by the facility
Maintains work area and equipment in a pristine manner
Has attended and put into practice the principles of Service Satisfaction
Maintains dress and appearance according to standards as observed by management
Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation
Strives to be professional, courteous, helpful and cooperative
Performs all other duties as assigned
Licenses or Certificates:
Current Licensure in the State
Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support Course.
Total education, vocational training and experience (minimum requirements of candidate):
- Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing and/or BSN, Master's degree in Nursing/Management preferred.
We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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Job Locations US-GA-Savannah
# of Openings 1
Category Registered Nurse
System ID 13526
Employee Type Regular
Employee Status Full-time