The Peri-Anesthesia Nurse Manager is a professional nurse who holds twenty-four hour accountability for the management of the Ambulatory Surgery (ASU), Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), and PAT (Pre-Anesthesia Testing). The Peri-Anesthesia Nurse Manager supervises all nursing personnel in the Peri-Anesthesia department. The Nurse Manager is directly accountable to the Associate Chief Nurse, Surgery Service accountable for writing and adhering to established policies and standards of care. The Nurse Manager is responsible for issues that affect nursing including, but not limited to : training, ASPAN, TJC and VACO nursing standards of practice, credentialing, functional statements, proficiency reports, performance appraisals, policies, procedures, protocol, and competence of staff. The Nurse Manager assumes the responsibility of staffing, scheduling and "On Call" staffing if utilized within the department. Ensures assignments of the staff reflect their appropriate utilization and compliance with staffing guidelines. The Nurse Manager is fiscally responsible and participates in planning and monitoring the budget for their area of responsibility. . Responsibilities and functions include: Planning and assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of the subordinates Evaluating the performance of subordinates Making recommendations for appointments, advancements or reassignments of subordinates Giving advice, counsel, or instruction to subordinate personnel on work and administrative matters Hearing and resolving complaints of subordinates and referring more serious complaints not resolved to higher level supervisors. Recommending and/or taking disciplinary action where appropriate; and Identifying developmental and training needs of subordinates and providing or making provisions for such development and training (VA Handbook 5007, Part III, Chapter 8) Responsible for performance improvement, customer service/patient satisfaction, patient and employee safety Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 6:30am - 3:00pm Financial Discloser Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600255300
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Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.