RN Manager | Surgical Services

Location: Homer, AK
Date Posted: 05-24-2017
Homer, Alaska is a friendly town of 5,000 residents located on stunning Kachemak Bay.  Made famous as "The End of the Road" in Tom Bodett's tales, Homer is at the end of the Sterling Highway, 200 miles south of Anchorage, surrounded by wilderness and ocean.   A home base for great fishing ("The Halibut Fishing Capital of the World"), kayaking, bear viewing, hiking, foodie and art vacations, Homer is quickly becoming known as the Eco and Adventure tourism capital of Alaska.   An incredibly unique combination of location, commerce, beauty, natural resources and wilderness makes Homer a wonderful place to visit, and a great place to live.

Ready for an adventure at the end of the road?  We seek a Registered Nurse with five (5) or more years of supervisory/management experience in the OR for the role of Surgical Services Manager.  In this role you will direct and organize the activities of the Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Recovery Room, Ambulatory Day Surgery, Endoscopy Services, and Sterile Processing Services. You will collaborate and coordinate care with all surgical staff and the medical directors of surgery and providers.  You will ensure a safe, evidence-based, efficient and quality-driven provision of comprehensive surgical services.  You will provide clinical expertise and leadership to a specialty team of nurses, techs and support staff through rounding, direct care, and oversight in team’s daily and on-call practices in the Surgical Services arena. You will model, evaluate, and establish excellence in the Surgical Services department and collaborate with all other departments and services to assure optimal patient care experiences and communication via patient pre-op instructions, pre/post nursing care reports, and post-care calls. 

Candidates should have a Bachelors degree in Nursing and be licensed as an RN in the state of Alaska (or have the ability to gain this licensure).  Must have five (5) or more years of experience in an OR setting as a manager.  CNOR preferred.  Must have and maintain current certification in BLS and ACLS.   Must be able to assist in patient care as scrub, circulator, or PACU. Speaking, listening and writing skills are required to communicate with professional staff, to direct the work activity within the department, and to communicate with personnel at all levels.  Must be able to prepare, analyze, and present timely, concise reports and recommendations to team and senior leadership regarding operations, budgets, and improvement targets that aids in communication and decision-making with those impacted. (i.e. first case start times, scheduling, OT, turnover times, QI data, capital needs, security, medications, and regulatory requirements stats).  Must be able to maintain and enhance the organizational culture during periods of constant change in healthcare. Fiscal aptitude/acumen, and computer skills required. (i.e Microsoft office platform). Experience with EHRs preferred. 

Competitive compensation and benefits.  Relocation is available.  This is a great opportunity to join a not-for-profit facility that has been named three times as a top 100 critical access hospital in the iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength survey, scoring best among 1,300 hospitals on 56 different performance measures including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability and efficiency.  For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says “Apply Now.”
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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