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Supervisor Surgical Services

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
20 Sep 2022

Major Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and assesses operating room resources (personnel, equipment, and rooms) in order to efficiently orchestrate the correct set-up for surgical procedures. Communicates with patient care units regarding changes/openings in schedule. Coordinates operating room resources to accommodate unscheduled and emergency surgical procedures.
  • Responsible for expediting surgery schedule as it relates to both elective and non-elective procedures.
  • Monitors employee assignments; maintains staff scheduling, evaluates staffing levels and makes adjustments as necessary to maintain productivity level established for assigned area(s).
  • Assists the manger in the development of the annual site capital and operational budgets and works within established budgets through the interpretation of data, including fiscal reports and productivity measurements.
  • Promotes communication and serves as a clinical resource for patients, families, hospital departments, and medical staff to optimize the interdependence of all team members. Coordinates the needs of physicians and acts as liaison between the medical staff and the nursing staff by serving as a problem solver and mediator.
  • Evaluates the quality of patient care provided through collaboration with unit and organization resource people. Assures policies and procedures are in compliance with those of the medical center, the nursing department, and regulatory agencies.
  • Provides direct patient care by performing the nursing process, guided by policies, procedures and standards, to deliver safe, therapeutic, quality patient care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which includes coaching on performance, completes performance reviews and overall staff morale. Recommends hiring, compensation changes, promotions, corrective action decisions, and terminations.
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to the organization s Code of Ethical Conduct and for ensuring that personal actions, and the actions of employees supervised, comply with the policies, regulations and laws applicable to the organization s business.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:

  • Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers┬ácertification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor s Degree in Nursing.

Experience Required:

  • Typically requires 3 years of experience in nursing within an operating room or surgical services.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Advanced clinical and technical knowledge of the surgery, endoscopy, and pre-operative and post-operative areas.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills necessary.
  • Ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, reach above shoulders and twist frequently during work shift.
  • Will be exposed to the following hazards on a continuous basis: mechanical, electrical, chemical, radiation, blood and body fluids.
  • Will be required to wear gloves, goggles, and gowns on an as-needed basis.
  • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

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  • Job Reference: 717213048-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Advocate Aurora Health
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application