Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
TITLE:MANAGER – Peri-Anesthesia Services ( PACU)
Job OVERVIEW: The Manager of Peri-Anesthesia has the responsibility and authority for directing the management operations and clinical practice for the PACU, Admit/Discharge, and Pre-Anesthesia Clinic (STAR Clinic). The Manager plans with other managers as well as Medical Staff to identify needs, trends, and forecasts needed to provide quality patient care.
AREA OF ASSIGNMENT:Perioperative Services – Main and Day Surgery PACU’s/Admit-Discharge/Star Clinic
Unique Job Functions: ·Maintains current knowledge of health care trends and regulatory requirements. ·Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external customers. ·Builds a culture of quality and patient safety through the facilitation of a shared governance unit-based council. ·Aligns staff resources to appropriate patient care needs. Actively participates and leads unit and hospital-wide performance improvement teams Ensures staffing matches demand and is effective in accordance with established guidelines and contracts. ·Prepares operating budget for service area with input from VP Maintains all areas of responsibility within budget and/or provides appropriate justification for variances. ·Prepares annual capital equipment budget mindful of state-of-the-art technology Makes purchasing decisions based on cost/benefit analysis ·Addresses all conflict in a timely manner using VMC guidelines. ·Partners with all skill sets and disciplines to ensure optimal patient outcomes. ·Manages a comprehensive communication plan to ensure information is shared with staff in a timely manner. ·Participates in the development of annual Patient Care Services and Perioperative Services Department goals that support UW Medicine goals. Evaluates, counsels and develops staff Participates in decisions regarding hiring, evaluations, salary adjustments, promotions, and terminations. ·Schedules and attends staff/in-services meetings Performs staff and patient rounds per established guidelines ·Develops, implements and monitors compliance to policies, protocols, procedures and standards. ·Completes reports in a timely manner. ·Maintains clinical skills and works clinically as necessary
PREREQUISITES: Washington State licensure as required by position. BSN required. Minimum of three years direct supervisory experience. Five years relevant clinical/technical experience. Past history of good attendance to VMC standards. Past history of satisfactory job performance that meets VMC standards.
QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrates leadership competence and professionalism Evidenced-based in practice Applies “standards” as baseline for competency and performance. Guides development of policy and procedures to maximize quality surgical outcomes Maintains consistently high levels of productivity within confines of budget Matches staff requirements with business needs Manages staff relationships Fosters a team environment Utilizes collaborative decision-making for problem-solving Assesses staff competencies Coordinates training for staff to maintain competencies Works effectively with staff and physicians in a rapidly changing environment. Participates in quality improvement/patient safety processes appropriate to the position. Uses computer technology as appropriate. Works and communicates well in a diverse population. Communicates and works effectively with the physical and emotional developments of all ages. Applies Valley Values and Service Guidelines in daily work. Role models outstanding customer service to every patient and family, every time Attends a minimum of two educational programs annually related to management and/or clinical areas of responsibility
Additional Salary Information: eligible to earn up to 15% of annual salary
Internal Number: 2018-0168
About UW Medicine / Valley Medical Center
Valley Medical Center is the largest nonprofit hospital between Seattle and Tacoma, serving over 600,000 residents. Located in Renton, Washington, VMC offers medical, surgical and 24-hour emergency care as a Level III Trauma Center. VMC is a regional resource with recognized medical specialties in joint replacement and orthopedics, neuroscience, stroke and spine, sleep medicine, and childbirth and neonatal care, and provides specialized heart and vascular, and cancer treatment