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Manager Ambulatory Surgery

Company: MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Overview MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) - along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states. MercyOne also provides you with the quality care you provide to others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance. We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program Responsibilities GENERAL SUMMARY : Provide direct patient care and coordinates nursing activities to facilitate safe, quality patient care at the unit/department level. Acts as a role model and change agent by initiating and accepting changes for improved patient care and cost reductions. Maintains active communication and collaborates with physicians, staff and other managers to meet specialty, departmental and organizational goals. Under the direction of the Director, may assist with other management responsibilities including budget management, planning, increased throughput and patient care management. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • With other managers, participates in the development, implementation and periodical reviews of all policies and procedures that guide and support the assigned services. These include, but are not limited to The Joint Commission requirements, federal and state regulations, regulatory standards, etc.
    • Provides support to staff to ensure patients of a positive care experience. Assists with the resolution of patient/family complaints. Escalates issues appropriately to the director or administrative representative.
    • Participates in developing and maintaining departmental staffing plan for all areas supervised, detailing appropriate employee classifications and qualifications consistent with the department's operational plan, projected volumes, patient/acuity and other relevant indicators. Collaborates on a daily basis with other managers to ensure adequate staffing for all areas.
    • Supervises assigned staff. Provides and/or coordinates necessary education, orientation and support to the team.
    • Provides input in the development of annual operating and capital budgets, monitors and analyzes performance and productivity and implements necessary corrective plans. Utilizes budget information in management decision-making.
    • Provides front-line leadership as a resource, mentor, and role model in delivering patient care using a team approach
    • Coordinates equipment and supply needs to ensure availability as necessary.
    • Attends department meetings, management meetings and others as assigned. Conducts regular staff meetings/huddles.
    • Monitors safety compliance and contributes to fostering a culture of safety at the unit level.
    • Forms effective work team through communication, team-building skills, coaching and counseling techniques, mentoring, delegation, decisiveness and integrity.
    • Supports and participates in departmental performance improvement and quality activities.
    • May assist with additional management duties as assigned by the unit/department director, including, but not limited to: Interviewing and hiring of personnel, scheduling of staff, utilization of special pay practices, timekeeping, and maintaining personnel records.
    • Provide staff performance feedback including annual reviews and discipline as needed.
    • Maintains high level clinical competence to assess patient needs, plan patient care, implement appropriate interventions, and evaluate the effectiveness of patient care delivered to defined patient population.
    • Provides orientation/education for staff, students and other hospitals and community organizations as needed. Understands employee competency documentation requirements.
    • Performs other responsibilities as requested. Qualifications MIMIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :
      • Possession of a current or compact state license as a registered nurse issued/defined by the State of Iowa.
      • Bachelor degree in Nursing, or actively in pursuit of Bachelor's degree in Nursing (accepted into a Program and/or currently enrolled). Expected to take at least six credits per year at Unit Director's discretion for exception.
      • Minimum of two (2) years of RN perioperative experience required.
      • Management experience preferred.
      • Certified Nurse, Operating Room (CNOR) or alternative certification preferred.
      • Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. The acceptable credentialing body is the American Heart Association.
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified or obtained within six (6) months of hire per department requirements.
      • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certified or obtained within six (6) months of hire per department requirements.
      • Proof of completion of Mandatory reporter abuse training specific to population served with three (3) months of hire.
      • Ability to read, write and speak English language.
      • Demonstrated leadership skills, knowledge of surgeon needs, procedures and equipment required.
      • Strong interpersonal skills with staff, management and physicians required. Pay Range$31.92 - $46.29 /hour

Keywords: MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center, West Des Moines , Manager Ambulatory Surgery, Healthcare , West Des Moines, Iowa

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