Registered Nurse Charge Ambulatory Surgery Center Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2021


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    Ocala, FL
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Job Description


RN Charge Nurse Ambulatory Surgery AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Up to $25,000 Sign On Bonus Available
  • Horse Capital of the World – Home to the World Equestrian Center
  • Affordable cost of living
  • Destination for outdoor enthusiast (golf, kayaking, horseback riding, nature trails)
  • Vibrant downtown area with award winning establishments
  • Family friendly with many parks and recreations
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • AdventHealth Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Day Shift.  Monday - Friday.  7:00a - 3:00p.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Accepts and adheres to regulations, guidelines and standards established by local, state and federal agencies, including accreditation organizations.
  • Acts as a resource person for staff, physicians and management.
  • Answers telephone expediently and politely.
  • Assist the ANM/Nurse Manager when needed.
  • Assists with the orientation of new employees, works in conjunction with the Staff Educator.
  • Assures appropriate traffic control at the surgery control desk, works in conjunction with the Anesthesia Staff. (Operating Room)
  • Assures that all needed supplies and equipment are available in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates with Anesthesia & Schedulers to schedule surgery times consistent with history of procedure and surgeon. (Operating Room)
  • Collects, communicates, and documents surgery data, and disseminates information to nurse manager, director, AVP and ancillary departments (if indicated).
  • Communicates any perceived concerns, add-ons, delays etc. on the surgery schedule to the Nurse Managers. (Operating Room)
  • Communicates concerns of staff and physicians to ANM/Nurse Manager.
  • Communicates with Nurse Managers when equipment and supplies are needed for a procedure.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the philosophy, mission and goals of the organization and department.
  • Demonstrates understanding and adheres to hospital and department policies and procedures.
  • Facilitates efficiency of room turnovers and case placements. (Operating Room)
  • Functions effectively in stressful situations and prioritizes efficiently and effectively.
  • Improvises when necessary without compromising personal or departmental standards.
  • Maintains and develops positive relationships with physicians and physician offices with appropriate communication.
  • Maintains pertinent accurate and current department records.
  • Manages assigned workload in a timely manner.
  • Notifies biomed/engineering of equipment failures, checks repair needs, etc.
  • Participates as part of the multidisciplinary team as directed.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Promotes and contributes positively to intra and interdepartmental relations.
  • Protects and assures patient privacy and confidentiality regarding surgery schedule, changes, records etc.
  • Provides positive, respectful communication to employees, physicians, anesthesia providers, ancillary departments, visitors and patients.
  • Reorganizes potential safety hazards, intervenes for the safety of patients, visitors, and personnel.
  • Responsible for professional growth and development.
  • Responsible to assure that all required paperwork is completed in a timely manner.
  • Seeks and accepts constructive criticism and implements actions designed for self-improvement.
  • Shows self-direction by functioning without the need for close supervision.
  • Supervises surgical case scheduling for accuracy. (Operating Room)
  • Utilizes appropriate channels of communication when initiating changes, reporting information or addressing concerns.
  • Works independently, effectively and appropriately under pressure.
  • Accepts responsibility by initiating an incident report when indicated.
  • Assists in evaluation of supplies and equipment.
  • Beeps, pages, telephone, contacts surgeons and anesthesia provider to facilitate patient care, surgery schedule changes, etc.
  • Communicates patient information to members of the health care team.
  • Demonstrates ability to reach decisions, takes appropriate action and follow-through within scope of responsibility as defined by job description.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills.
  • Displays interest and enthusiasm in the welfare of the department, division of nursing and the hospital.
  • Enters lab requisitions in computer as needed.
  • Establishes, maintains and makes recommendations for cost-effective practices and exhibits an awareness to efficiently manage costs.
  • Has knowledge of current pricing information on all procedures, equipment and supplies to be charged.
  • Maintains good physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Maintains knowledge of new trends and developments of assigned area.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:

  • Basic RN Nursing Skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Organizational Skills
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Fluent in English Language, speaking, reading, writing
  • Previous Surgery experience
  • Circulating Skills
  • AORN Standards preferred
  • Scrub Skills preferred
  • Diploma, Associate Degree, or Bachelor degree in Nursing
  • Two year of previous Operating Room experience preferred
  • Current RN License in State of Florida
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • CNOR preferred

Job Summary:

The OR Flow Coordinator is responsible for assisting with scheduling duties, coordination of the daily schedule and operation of surgery responding to all incoming phone calls. He/she is responsible for the assisting with the scheduling process, maintaining and manipulating informatics clinical resource for all surgical department statistical data, and patient change input. Acts as a clinical resource and role model. He/she performs Performance Improvement duties as needed and participates in conduction performance appraisals for personnel on assigned shifts.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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