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Assistant Nurse Manager Surgical Services - Ambulatory Surgery Center - Monroe, NJ

Job ID: 227085
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Monroe, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: FT Day Shift

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Registered OR Nurse for our Ambulatory Surgery Center in Monroe, NJ. A background in orthopedics, total joints, endoscopy and/or pain management is essential.

The Monroe Ambulatory Surgery Center consists of 3 ORs. We're a small group that thrives on teamwork. All of our staff are cross-trained, and there is ample opportunity for advancement. Management of Monroe ASC is passionate about their team and is always promoting internal growth through monthly in-services and free CEUs (via CE Direct). If this sounds like the environment you are looking to be a part of, please apply now!

Summary:

  • A professional Registered Nurse who is responsible for the direct supervision of nursing staff which is accomplished by: maintaining open lines of communication with staff, physicians, and management; providing resource information as requested and overseeing the delivery of safe and clinically competent nursing care that is evidenced based.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day to day managerial functions of the unit, under the direction of the Nurse Manager. Includes interviewing and hiring; counseling employees and follow through of the disciplinary process, with appropriate documentation; completing performance appraisals in a timely manner and being actively involved in assuring completion of the staff schedule.
  • Responsible for scrubbing and circulating 
  • Acts as a role model and mentor for staff in the procedural setting. Responsible for clinical practices on unit as demonstrated by creating patient care assignments which address patient acuity and staff skill set; supervising and acting as resource for staff and routinely evaluating appropriateness of care rendered by staff with follow up as needed.
  • Maintain open communication with staff via scheduled shift meetings; maintains good relationships with other departments, physicians and their practices and nursing units. Promptly and effectively resolves problems and complaints to best serve our patients.
  • Supports the Nurse Manager in development and growth of procedural specialties to ensure appropriate selection training and communication.
  • Works with vendors to ensure proper instrumentation and supplies are available.
  • Assists procedural educator and Nurse Manager in planning formal orientation program for new staff by assigning preceptor for orientee, following up on orientation goals following the AORN standards and Peri-op 101 guidelines.
  • Responsible for personal development by planning and implementing annual goals and objectives, in conjunction with Nurse Manager’s input, to assure maintenance of clinical competency and enhanced knowledge of managerial concepts. Supports Nurse Manager in guiding and directing staff in a competent and professional manner.
  • Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Educator to promote staff development and assure optimal patient outcomes. Actively participates in Peri-operative leadership meetings and assures communication of changes to the staff.

Credentials:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Registered Nurse - NJ (Required)
  • Cert RN Operating Room
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) preferred

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required or in pursuit of Previous experience working as a surgical nurse Member of Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) preferred

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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