Manager Surgical Services | Orthopedic and Specialty Hospital

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 23_4361


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Job Summary

Assist with the planning, organization, and day-to-day operation of the patient care unit to meet the goals of Monument Health as well as meet the requirements of the Joint Commission, and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory and/or accrediting agencies. Promote divisional and departmental goals and objectives in accordance with established policies. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirement relative to his/her age-specific needs. Requires the ability to multi-task, enforce accountability and promote professionalism among the staff that report to them.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Actively participates in the Laboratory Compliance Committee.
  • Assists the Department Director/Manager in the effective fiscal management of the department.
  • 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.
  • 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 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: Very Heavy work - exerting over 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or more than 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

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

Job Category


Job Family

Surgical Services


MHOSH Surgical Services

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


70 Monument Health Orthopedic and Specialty Hospital

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.