Geisinger Health System Nursing Operations Manager - Surgical Services in WILKES BARRE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Nursing Operations Manager

LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

DEPARTMENT: Surgical Services

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full time

JOB SUMMARY:

Manages assigned personnel and daily operational related activities in the Operating Room and Central Sterile Supply. Works in partnership with the Director of Surgery to provide administrative and medical staff support to the operations of the Surgical Suite. Duties and responsibilities will include supporting the vision and goals of the Geisinger Health System led by the unit. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in a specific age range. Responsible for all clinical practice, liaison with Nursing, budgetary personnel, and associated regulatory activities.

Oversees the process which assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates options and services to meet an individual's health needs through communications and utilization of available resources to promote quality cost effective outcomes. Responsible for meeting Joint Commission standards, Department of Health compliance, and established Standards of Nursing Practice.

Reports directly to the Director of Surgical Services.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates leadership, facilitation, and networking skills.

Demonstrates analytical skills.

Demonstrates change management skills.

Demonstrates written and oral communication skills.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Current RN license or eligible for licensure, in Pennsylvania required.

BSN degree required.

Master's degree preferred.

Minimum three to five years experience in Operating Room required.

Management experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.