Charge Nurse Surgery Room Full Time Days $10,000 Sign On at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Charge RN Surgery Room AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility

  • Largest Employer in the County

  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park

  • Close knit community with a home town family feel

  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Day Shift

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 Nurse Manager when necessary and is in charge in his/her absence

  • Assists with the orientation of new employees.

  • Assures that all needed supplies and equipment are available in a timely manner.

  • Collects, communicates, and documents surgery data, and disseminates information to nurse manager,

  • Communicates concerns of staff and physicians to 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 well being.

  • Maintains knowledge of new trends and developments of assigned area.

  • Collaborates with Anesthesia & Schedulers to schedule surgery times consistent with history of procedure and surgeon

  • Assures appropriate traffic control at the surgery control desk

  • Communicates any perceived concerns, add-ons, delays etc. on the surgery schedule to the Nurse Managers.

  • Facilitates efficiency of room turnovers and case placements.

  • Supervises surgical case scheduling for accuracy.

  • Other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:

  • 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)
  • Previous Endoscopy experience (preferred)
  • Current RN License in State of Florida
  • BLS upon employment
  • ACLS within 90 days of employment
  • CNOR (preferred)

Job Summary:

The Charge Nurse 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. He/she performs Performance Improvement duties as needed.

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

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