Orthopedic Service Line Lead Rapid City Hospital Full Time

Regional Health
Rapid City

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RCH Surgical Services

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Job Summary

Uses perioperative knowledge and skills to lead the team. Develops and reinforces service line competencies to ensure that quality care is provided to patient in OR.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
Assumes responsibility for daily section operations. Works in concert with Health Unit Clerk (HUC) and Assistant Director.
Assumes responsibility for inservice of new equipment and procedures for specialty as evidenced by observation.
Collaborates in the development and implementation of operating room orientation programs for their specific specialty. Re-evaluates plan of care on a periodic basis as evidenced by documentation.
Consistently evaluates clinical/section practice of staff and patient outcomes. Implements actions to maintain standard of care.
Leads the development of plan of care for complex patients for section.
Participates in and contributes to team planning and implementation of patient care for a specific section or service line.
Provides leadership for team and input into Departmental management.
Reports and is prepared to begin work at scheduled start time. Follows AORN and RCRH guidelines concerning surgical attire.
Supports and participates in design, implementation and data collection for the quality assurance/quality improvement program.
All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Associates degree in Nursing, and Bachelors degree in Biology
Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Experience - 1+ years of Laboratory Experience; 1+ years of Operating Room Experience; 1+ years of Registered Nurse Experience
Certification - CNOR Certification - Accredited University or accredited training professionals

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.

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Employment Type

Full time

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