Manager | Surgical Services- Clinical | Full Time Rapid City Hospital | Sign On Bonus Available!

Rapid City, SD Full time 22_391.1


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Surgical Services


RCH Surgical Services

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Job Summary

As the Manager of Surgical Services, you will be joining a state-of the art, 300+ patient bed, Level II Trauma Center hospital that provides advanced specialties such as Women’s and Children's Services, a wide variety of cardiovascular service lines including Cath Lab and surgical services, 24/7 emergency services, and specialty orthopedic/sports medicine services. Monument Health joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and this prestigious collaboration grants special access to Mayo Clinic's extensive knowledge, resources, and world-leading expertise.

The Manager of Surgical Services reports directly to the Director of Surgical Services and is supported by charge nurses and other department leaders. The OR consists of 14 rooms with 12 designated for surgery. Our surgical service lines are diverse and include robotics, general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, and urology. The team consists of surgical techs, anesthesiologists, RNs, CNORs and other support staff. The Manager of Surgical Services at this exceptional hospital will maximize success in the Surgical Services Department by leading with a transformational, hands on leadership style. Responsibilities will include developing and monitoring financial performance, oversite of daily operations, collaboration with physicians and always ensuring high-end patient care is delivered.

Monument Health offers a competitive salary based on experience, full benefits package, and potential sign on and relocation package. The Manager of Surgical Services position is eligible for up to $50,000 in sign on bonus and housing assistance!

Rapid City Hospital is located in an outdoor paradise surrounded by mountains, lakes and national forests. Access to outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, boating, water skiing, fishing and so much more makes this area an ideal place to live and work! Rapid City, South Dakota has a small town atmosphere with access to amenities such as a regional airport and a variety of shopping and dining choices year around!

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Assists with the leadership of the department by effectively managing and supervising personnel, promoting a positive, professional attitude and ensuring a high quality of care.
●Coordinates and presents hospital-wide education programs as needed. Contributes to the institutional community benefit program by volunteering in community activities.
●Demonstrates the ability to provide leadership in the management, organization and performance of specialized patient care. Teaches staff on a formal and informal basis regarding specific issues of the specific patient population. Shares clinical expertise with staff and demonstrates a commitment to staff development. Participates in the process of interviewing and selection of personnel. Assists with performance appraisals according to personnel policies. Assures that staff completes unit specific and nursing core competencies in a timely manner. Routinely spends individual time with staff on the nursing units doing staff education. Presents clinical updates at staff meeting throughout the year.

●Assists with quality improvements and maintenance of departmental/patient/visitor/physician and employee safety. Assures that quality control requirements are met per hospital and departmental policies. Monitors and observes accuracy of Pyxis reports, blood glucose system monitoring, refrigerator and blanket warmer temperatures, and crash cart checks and any other pertinent monitoring specific to the department.

●Actively participates in the Laboratory Compliance Committee.

●Assists the Department Director/Manager in the effective fiscal management of the department.
●Assists the director as delegated, in the 24 hour accountability for management of the department.
●Develops, implements, and re-evaluates unit specific orientation programs.
●Ensures established staffing patterns are met and competency standards are maintained. Reports problems related to staffing and operations to the Department Manager and assists in the resolution of the identified problems.
●Participates in preparation of budget as required.
●Reviews and updates staffing schedule according to personnel, divisional, and departmental guidelines as evidenced by schedule and feedback.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Bachelors degree in Nursing
Certification - Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Experience - 3+ years of Supervisor Experience; 5+ years of Registered Nurse Experience
Certification - Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) - Accredited University or accredited training professionals

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

6211120 AOH - Surgical Services: 3+ years as an operating room registered nurse preferred

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