RN Operating Room Supervisor Full Time Weekends at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/15/2021

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Job Description


RN Operating Room Supervisor AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Weekend Shift.  Three 12-hour shifts.  Saturday, Sunday and variable third day.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
  • Human Resource Management – Monitors performance of the staff and takes corrective action for improvement as appropriate. Uses independent judgment to:
  • Selects applicant for interview and hire and assures appropriate orientation.
  • Suspend or invoke other discipline for work infractions, performance deficiencies and conduct violations by exercising supervisory authority.
  • Evaluates supervised employees, recommends promotion of supervised employees, and recommends bonuses and awarding of other discretionary rewards to supervised employees.
  • In collaboration with the Human Resources Department, terminates supervised employees, where appropriate.
  • The assignment of employees to particular duties or activities or to authorize and assign overtime to employees where appropriate.
  • The adjustment/resolution of complaints, concerns, and problems of supervised employees regarding work assignments, hours of work overtime scheduling, and other work-related matters.
  • Assures diversity of staff is positively fostered in the work environment. Actively involves all groups in shared decision-making where appropriate.
  • Uses skill in effective conflict management and is able to reach a common goal and resolve conflicts
  • Creates a work environment that addresses the physical and emotional needs of the staff and one that is conducive to retention of the staff.
  • Financial Management – Understands health care economics, public policy, and finance as it pertains to the delivery of patient care.
  • Understands the broad impact of reimbursement on the delivery of patient care services, including but not limited to Medicare, Managed care, Medicaid, third party providers, challenges to current health care policies, and key legislative initiatives at the local, state, and national level.
  • Develops, analyzes, and interprets unit-department based budgeting. Maintains staffing and scheduling, and resource utilization within budgeted targets for the unit.
  • Fosters patient, family, staff, and physician satisfaction. Understands the impact of dissatisfaction on the business goals of the unit.
  • Is involved in capital budgeting; may be required to produce a cost benefit analysis to justify requested equipment.
  • Utilizes information systems to support business decisions.
  • Performance Improvement – Demonstrates familiarity with the performance improvement model of the organization.
  • Champions performance improvement activities on the unit through problem identification, assessment, data gathering, change implementation, and evaluation of outcomes.
  • Is actively involved in all aspects of patient safety on the unit including but not limited to: sentinel event monitoring and reporting, root cause analysis, DNV (regulatory agency) requirements, incident reporting, medication safety policies and procedures.
  • Assures workplace safety for the employees and demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements for workplace safety, i.e., CMS, OSHA, DNV, etc.
  • Supports continual process improvement by sponsoring and/or participating in the activities.
  • Ensures that practice changes, as a result of performance improvement activities, are implemented.
  • Sets quality standards and initiatives for the department through collaboration with leadership and implementation of evidence based practice where appropriate.
  • Critical Thinking/Technology – Utilizes critical thinking skills in the performance of their duties. Demonstrates and understanding of technology utilized in the organization.
  • Plans, organizes and leads the unit through application of critical thinking skills
  • Utilizes data driven decision making, incorporating evidence into the decision process
  • Employs strong problem solving skills and utilizes defined models for problem solving.
  • Thinks of the system as a whole when analyzing data and making decisions
  • Is able to utilize critical thinking skills in persuading others
  • Assures resources and talent are available to support staff in utilization of the supply and medication management systems of the unit
  • Appropriately integrates technology into the day-to-day care of the patient and leverage technology to improve patient care outcomes
  • Uses basic computer skills such as word processing, data management, internet/email, and skills to access evidence based information.
  • Leadership and Clinical Practice Knowledge – Provides leadership for the effective and efficient operation of assigned unit. Assures clinical practice is of the highest quality.
  • Leads the employees in a manner which develops the employee to their optimal level of performance
  • Mentors ANMs and high potential employees
  • Assures appropriate application of clinical knowledge in the care of all patients
  • Plans for delivery of care to the patient and evaluates the outcomes of care delivered in relation to clinical effectiveness
  • Sets clear expectations in the delivery of clinical practice
  • Assure adherence to models of care established for clinical practice
  • Fosters inclusion of support services in the delivery of care
  • Ensures that the patient experience is the focus of all services
  • Assists the staff, nursing and support staff, to find a sense of meaning and purpose in the delivery of patient-focused care
  • Establishes and maintains a communication plan that disseminates key messages and decisions to all involved in the care of a patient.
  • Is accessible on their assigned units in a manner that allows for effective and efficient operational involvement
  • Is culturally competent and assures that staff is able to deliver culturally competent care
  • Utilizes evidence based practice as a foundation for patient care delivery. Fosters shared decision making based on evidence based practice.
  • Maintains a customer oriented leadership style. Remembers that patients are the reason for our business.
  • Holds self and staff accountable for delivery of care and resulting patient outcomes.
  • Communication and Relationship Building – Utilizes relationship in influencing behaviors on the unit
  • Utilizes active listening, feedback, inquiry, and validation in communicating with others in relation to meeting the goals of the unit.
  • Understands the functions of a group process. Is able to facilitate effective groups for the delivery of nursing care and for collaboration with other disciplines.
  • Supports academic relationships through welcoming students to the unit and assisting in their training process.
  • Promotes, nurtures, and maintains interdisciplinary relationships in order to assure patient-focused care and better patient outcomes
  • Maintain appropriate collaborative relationship with patient, families, staff, vendors, physicians, other disciplines, and other contacts.
  • Works collaboratively to define acceptable behaviors from staff, physicians, and other disciplines within the organization and adheres to these acceptable behaviors.
  • Professionalism – Demonstrates a professional persona in their work
  • Acts as a role model for professional behavior and professional appearance.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of employees, patients, administration, and medical staff information with no infractions.
  • Is involved in at least one professional organization and encourages others to become involved.
  • Accepts and profits from direction and counseling.
  • Refuses to participate in unethical procedures and assumes the responsibility of informing the appropriate authority of noted incompetence or unethical behavior.
  • Utilizes available education materials, programs, literature, and resource personnel for career development.
  • Accepts responsibility for knowing current changes in policy, protocols and procedures through the hospital communication systems.
  • Supports quality standards, goals and initiatives set by the department and applicable professional organizations.
  • Attends mandatory in-services and is a member of at least one patient based committee
  • Meets established educational requirements of the position and strives to continue education as appropriate. Maintains own competency levels in relation to their position.
  • Educational Responsibilities-
  • Plans and monitors staff yearly educational requirements as well as licensure and certification requirements.
  • Plans, directs, and participates in staffing in-services, huddles, and meetings to meet educational requirements for licensure, certification, and unit competencies.
  • Actively monitors staff compliance with Town Halls, quality audits.
  • Works with Director/ Nurse Manager of Surgical Services to develop new and update current policies based on changing Standards of Practice and AORN guidelines.
  • Develops, updates, assigns, and monitors new employee orientation for the unit including preceptor development, competency requirements, and 30,60,90 day evaluations.
  • Develops and coordinates Cerner/Surginet training for new hires.
  • Coordinates and delegates special projects to unit Team Leader and Coordinators as needed.

What You Will Need:

  • Minimum two year’s acute care nursing practice experience required
  • Associates degree in Nursing required
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) OR Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) at time of hire/promotion highly preferred.
  • Valid Florida RN license required upon hire
  • BLS certification required upon hire
  • 2 hours Stroke education within 6 months of hire, then 1 hour annually
  • CNOR certification preferred

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director/ Nurse Manager Surgical Services, the OR Nurse Supervisor is a clinical position with responsibility for the effective implementation of the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures of the hospital and the surgery department. The OR Supervisor adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, federal agencies and accrediting bodies. All duties are performed in accordance with established departmental and Hospital policies and procedures. This position actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all, while implementing the principles of Florida Hospital.  

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

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