Coordinate and optimize patient flow across the OR/PACU in order to promote quality, safety, and appropriate nursing staff. Act as a liaison for clinical and operational issues surrounding patient placement in partnership with anesthesia, OR, and surgical services. Assist the nurse manager in planning and management of patient care. Provide leadership in the practice of nursing, emphasizing quality patient care, education and research. Assist nursing leadership team in planning and managing the clinical and administrative operations of the CVC OR, including supervision of the nursing and support staff. Share 24/7 phone/pager coverage that addresses department operational needs.
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
Provide effective communication between all team members to ensure seamless process.
Assist in staffing schedules. Assist in coordinating between management and patient care activities
consistent with the University of Michigan Hospital and Health Center mission and goal statements.
Maintain collaborative/consultative relationship with other professionals and administrative personnel.
Provide ongoing assessment and communication of OR and patient status to OR, PACU and Anesthesia.
Assess patient volumes and workload intensity in all areas for coordination and placement of patients.
Work closely with OR, PACU and Anesthesia Charge to coordinate staffing with real time activity.
Act as a liaison between the OR/PACU/Anesthesia department and patients and families.
Coordinate the management, preparedness, and cleanliness of the OR.
Provide continuous communication of OR staffing, on-call, patient safety and parent concerns.
Provide Administrative and functional supervisor is exercised over nursing and support staff as
delegated by the Nurse Manager. Clinical nurse supervisor reports directly to the Nurse Manager.
Nursing Specific Info
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
Master of Science Nursing
Consultative and teaching skills.
Experience with family centered care philosophy.
Evidence of continuous professional development activities.
Knowledge of the University of Michigan Health System policies and practice
Hours: 40 hours/week
Shift: Afternoon shift; 12-9p; hours will flex to department need
Location: Frankel Cardiovascular Center OR
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