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Director of Nursing DON

Location: Redlands
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Director of Nursing (DON) is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the clinical operations a fast-paced Gastroenterology Surgery Center. As part of the Administration Team of the center, works alongside the Administrator and Medical Executive Committee. The individual must ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility operational procedures, coordinate activities routinely, as appropriate, with the Executive. Functions: Provides oversight of all clinical staff Reports to the Administrator and Medical Director Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel. Reviews surgery and staffing schedule on an ongoing basis. Responsible for effective management of staff productivity as well as teammate schedules and monitoring compliance of staff---s meal, rest, and recovery time; assists and provides relief to meet organizational efficiency and budget requirements. Assist in the training of new hires and annual training for employees. Display leadership and support in developing and maintaining effective relationships with the Center staff and the medical staff. Maintain a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care. Develop and implement policies and procedures in accordance with the philosophies and goals of the Center. Review and revise policies in collaboration with the Administrator, the nursing staff, and executive team. Responsible for the interpretation, direction, and evaluation of nursing practice to promote safe, efficient, and therapeutically nursing care throughout the center. Oversees and directs the Infection Control Program, and if necessary, acts as facilitator. Keep up to date on current trends in nursing practice and patient care. Evaluate special programs and patient care activities. Collaborates with the Administrator and materials manager in overseeing materials management and assists in driving cost savings initiatives Monitor and ensure compliance with government regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies Review documentation of patient care to ensure delivery of criteria dictated by legal practice, state, and federal health standards. Develop an organizational structure, assigning responsibilities and delegating authority that will facilitate safe, effective, and efficient care for the surgical patient. Provide immediate mentoring/coaching to teammates as needed; ensure compliance of all company policies and procedures. Manages the flow of all patient care areas, ensures procedures flow effectively. Oversees the delivery of patient care to the patients in the facility; directs and delegates patient care assignments to Pre/Intra/Post staff based on acuteness of patient care needs, age of patient, staff skill level and availability Maintain performance improvement activities within the department and contribute to continuous quality improvement activities. Communicates with all departments to identify potential problems and coordinate patient care. Consults with interdisciplinary team members as required and adjusts patient care as indicated to provide optimal care. Serves as a clinical resource for the department regarding patient care and clinical documentation in accordance with standards of practice. Monitors and ensures accurate recording of medical records. Runs Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Committee (QAPI). Remains current and ensures compliance of state and federal laws and HIPAA. Provides oversight of all facilities and clinical staff. Performs nursing care for patients across all clinical departments, as needed. Required to travel per business needs. Handles additional responsibilities assigned by the Administrator and/or Executive Committee. Skills and Qualifications: 5-10 years of OR circulating/professional experience in the field. Critical Thinking Skills. Advanced written and verbal communication skills. Team building and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrate knowledge and interpersonal skills necessary to tactfully direct the efforts of diverse health professionals to meet patient and physician needs. Ability to direct, coordinate and control the multi-disciplinary activities for patients undergoing surgical intervention in a safe environment. Extensive knowledge of AORN standards, infection control and sterilization practices. Knowledge of regulatory licensing, certifications, and accreditations (CA, CMS, CDC, DEA, OSHA, CLIA, HHHAC). Current knowledge regarding gastroenterology procedures. Current ACLS, PALS and BLS certifications. Preferred Qualifications: Managerial competency; Minimum 2 years of management experience in an ambulatory center or operating room in an acute care hospital. Master---s Degree in Nursing of Business or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. CNOR Peri-Op 101 Certification Requirements: Valid & Current CA Registered Nurse license Proof of legal US work eligibility Valid CA Class C Driver---s License Job Type: Full-time Pay: Based on Experience Benefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: Day shift Monday to Friday Experience: Supervising experience: 1 year (Preferred) License/Certification: RN Work Location: One location

Keywords: MOUNTAIN VIEW SURGERY CENTER, Redlands , Director of Nursing DON, Executive , Redlands, California

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