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Advocate Aurora Health

United States

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Supervisor Surgical Services


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Grafton, United States 



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Full time



Job Description:

Supervises all patient care services, including nursing and anesthesia, and ensures adequate staffing of nursing and support services staff. Coordinates staff and resources to ensure cohesive, high quality patient care. Responsible for the efficient flow of surgical cases in the Operating Room (OR).

  • Monitors and assesses operating room resources (personnel, equipment, and rooms) in order to efficiently orchestrate the correct set-up for surgical procedures. Communicates with patient care units regarding changes/openings in schedule. Coordinates operating room resources to accommodate unscheduled and emergency surgical procedures.
  • Responsible for expediting surgery schedule as it relates to both elective and non-elective procedures.
  • Monitors employee assignments; maintains staff scheduling, evaluates staffing levels and makes adjustments as necessary to maintain productivity level established for assigned area(s).
  • Assists the manger in the development of the annual site capital and operational budgets and works within established budgets through the interpretation of data, including fiscal reports and productivity measurements.
  • Promotes communication and serves as a clinical resource for patients, families, hospital departments, and medical staff to optimize the interdependence of all team members. Coordinates the needs of physicians and acts as liaison between the medical staff and the nursing staff by serving as a problem solver and mediator.
  • Evaluates the quality of patient care provided through collaboration with unit and organization resource people. Assures policies and procedures are in compliance with those of the medical center, the nursing department, and regulatory agencies.
  • Provides direct patient care by performing the nursing process, guided by policies, procedures and standards, to deliver safe, therapeutic, quality patient care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Job Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Advanced clinical and technical knowledge of the surgery, endoscopy, and pre-operative and post-operative areas.Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills necessary. Ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously.