OR Associate Nurse Manager - Preference Card Focused
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Primary responsibility will be driving surgical preference card
improvement work in the Operating Room.
Serves as a liaison to nursing, business and physician surgical
leaders in operational improvements, cost savings, supply
utilization and procedure standardization
Assists in the development, implementation, and communication of
sustained quality and standardization of surgical preference
Functions independently within a multi-disciplinary team and
partners closely with nursing service specialists and surgeons for
each service line.
Operating room experience and instrumentation knowledge would be
very beneficial in this role, as would project leadership
Actively coaches and develops nursing service specialists.
Assists the Nurse Manager in providing leadership at the
department/unit level to enhance patient safety and optimize
quality patient outcomes. Assumes delegated responsibility for
oversight of unit operations and professional practice
Full Time Days
Assists the Nurse Manager with the evaluation of staff. Assists in
the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of care
for the unit and the patient population. Participates in providing
and monitoring staff competencies.
Actively coaches and develops staff, serving as a role model for
staff by demonstrating effective communication skills and
problem-solving techniques and in providing direct patient care.
Collaborates with the CNS/Educator to meet the educational needs of
the unit(s) to maintain continuity of care related to specific
Assists with managing the provision of adequate resources including
the equitable distribution of work and matching of assigned
provider competency to patient needs. Facilitates processes to
improve patient throughput throughout the organization.
Works with the Nurse Manager to identify and resolve
operational/budgetary, patient, and personnel issues. Participates
in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care
protocols, guidelines and strategic initiatives.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
- Minimum Required Education:
- Bachelor's in Nursing.
- Preferred: Master's in Nursing.
- Minimum Experience:
- 3 years of experience in related clinical areas.
- Required License/Certification:
- State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant
certification as determined at position level.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
The pay range for this position is: $38.29 - $59.35 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's
contributions to our success in quality, patient experience,
organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth.
The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in
October following completion of five years' employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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