Directs and manages the operation, marketing, customer experience, clinical outcomes and fiduciary responsibilities of one or more units. Is responsible for facilitating the planning, organization, implementation and control of the resources needed for optimal performance of the department in coordination with physicians, other clinicians and support staff. Is accountable for delivery of high quality care and for the administrative management of the department on a 24-hour basis.
Education: BSN or Master's degree from an accredited school or college of nursing. Specialty certification also preferred.
Experience: Minimum of three years of recent clinical nursing experience. Recent management/administrative experience preferred. Periop specific experience preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of South Carolina or holds a current compact/multi-state license as a Registered Nurse in a recognized NCSBN Compact State and is not a permanent resident of SC. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card.
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Knowledge/Skills: Knowledgeable in basic management and leadership principles and interpersonal communications. Knowledge of the professional nursing theory and practice to give and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient care. Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions. Skill in preparing and maintaining records and writing reports. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, hospital, medical staff and the public. Ability to analyze situations and apply critical thinking. Ability to communicate clearly. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.