PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES - MAIN OR - STROGER-CHICAGO, IL. SHIFT: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The OR Schedule Board Coordinator is responsible for the management and supervision of the Operating Room (OR) and staffing requirements. Utilizes the concepts of the nursing process in planning, directing and evaluating the quality and quantity of nursing care for the assigned shift. Adjusts staffing levels as appropriate on the assigned shift and for the oncoming shift. May perform direct clinical interventions based on an assessment of the circumstances. Coordinates communication with Anesthesia, Sterile Processing, Same Day Surgery, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Bed Control and Surgery.
Performs as a professional leader. Functions as a resource to department staff and leadership. Ensures compliance with various regulatory agency standards, i.e. The Joint Commission, Illinois Department of Public Health and Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services. Responsible for participating in Quality Improvement activities. Provides feedback to the Nurse Coordinators regarding employee performance issues related to possible and/or probably disciplinary action. Provides input in the employee performance appraisal process as appropriate related to staff assigned within their tour of duty. Recognizes standards for safety to reduce risk to individuals served.
General Administrative Responsibilities
Review applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and consult with Labor Relations to generate management proposals
Participate in collective bargaining negotiations, caucus discussions and working meetings
Document, recommend and effectuate discipline at all levels
Work closely with labor relations and/or labor counsel to effectuate and enforce applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Initiate, authorize and complete disciplinary action pursuant to CCH system rules, policies, procedures and provision of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Direct and effectuate CCH management policies and practices
Access and proficiently navigate CCH records system to obtain and review information necessary to execute provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Contribute to the management of CCH staff and CCH' systemic development and success
Discuss and develop CCH system policy and procedure
Consistently use independent judgment to identify operational staffing issues and needs and perform the following functions as necessary; hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, direct or discipline employees pursuant to applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Work with Labor Relations to discern past practice when necessary
Directs and counsels staff members regarding patient care, work performance, problem solving and decision-making ability.
Ensures nursing quality assurance standards are met by all staff members.
Supports and counsels staff members in identifying and setting personal education objectives. Shares staff objectives with department Nurse Clinicians and leaders.
Makes sound judgments after gathering factual, objective information.
Makes effective recommendations in matters of commendation, promotion, transfer, and discipline.
Functions as a role model and nursing care consultant. Utilizes problem solving techniques in resolving issues and conflicts with assigned shift. Acts as resource to other departments within the tour of duty.
Assists with schedule and PTO requests.
Creates OR Clinical Nurse II (Charge Nurse) monthly schedule and verifies with Nurse Coordinator II.
Takes lead for on-call schedule and weekend schedule.
Assures compliance with policies and procedures, standards of performance and productivity, quality standards, environmental and infection control and other regulatory requirements.
In collaboration with department leadership, ensures corrective action is taken as appropriate. Documents performance issues both positive and problematic and submits to Nurse Coordinator II. When immediate corrective action is required, consults with Coordinators and Director of Perioperative Services and provides documented action taken to the appropriate management.
Utilizes knowledge of current concepts and practices related to patient care.
Prepares various nursing service reports. Makes budgetary recommendations when requested.
Responsible for complying with various labor contracts in carrying out duties.
Prepares daily audits on scanning of trays in instrument tracking system and prepares a weekly report for the department Nurse Coordinator II and Director of Perioperative Services.
Consistently makes rounds on assigned shift to assess status of cases and patient flow.
Communicates constantly with the Operating Room Charge Nurse and Anesthesia Attending Physician. Communicates regularly with Sterile Processing Department leadership on any instrument and tray issues. Ensures staff are using the electronic tray tracking system.
Assists with patient care as needed.
Verifies breaks and lunches are provided to staff and ensures room turnovers are meeting established goals with OR Clinical Nurse II (Charge Nurse).
Makes recommendations to Nurse Coordinator II's on matters affecting quality of patient care and nursing practice.
Supports the Hospital Mission and Policies.
Contacts the Director and Nurse Coordinator II when emergencies occur.
Consistently monitors compliance with standards of care by observation, verbal report and written documentation. Conducts routine audits and make recommendations for improvement.
Demonstrates good judgment in the routine anticipation of staffing needs and making the necessary arrangements for staff coverage.
Responsible for investigation, reporting and assessing appropriate responses to care provided.
Demonstrates clinical competencies and judgment in nursing procedures.
Interprets and implements policies and procedures and nursing care objectives for staff, physicians, patients and families.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university (Must provide official transcripts at the time of interview)
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) in the State of Illinois.
Three (3) years of Operating Room (OR) nursing work experience.
One (1) year of nursing supervisory work experience.
Master's degree in Nursing or Business from an accredited college or university
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge in the field of medical and surgical nursing
Knowledge of management principles such as planning, organizing and staffing
Considerable knowledge of hospital policies and procedures
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolutions skills
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices
Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
Strong attention to detail, accuracy and precision
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable.
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference.
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basing or knowinglyprejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of Countyemployment or hiringupon or because of any politicalreason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER