Plan/direct and coordinate clinical and personnel activities with regards to robotic services
Provides cross training for staff members within the department. Develops members of the specialty teams to provide subspecialty perioperative patient care. Coaches, mentors and implements disciplinary processes when indicated. Prepares evaluations and prepares developmental plans for team members to ensure growth.
Communicates information to Team members to keep team members up to date.
Collaborates with the OR Director, surgeons, and staff to identify new or innovative technological and/or patient care practices and plans for resources needed to support these changes. Collaborates with surgeons, materials management, vendors, and outside departments to plan for equipment, supplies, or education needed to deliver specialty patient care.
Follows through when specialty instruments or equipment is broken to ensure that an alternate plan is in place to provide uninterrupted patient care. Inventories and maintains subspecialty supplies. Ensures that OR suites are maintained with essential equipment and positioning devices that are in good working order, thus providing quality patient care.
Participates in developing the OR Departmental Plan and implementing the objectives of the plan. In collaboration with the surgeons, assists with the Capital Equipment budget for the services of responsibility. Provides the information in a timely manner to the resource management coordinator.
Supports staff’s participation at Shared Governance Councils for the Unit, Surgical Services, and the Department of Nursing. Assures implementation of change projects/initiatives.
Exemplifies a high standard of leadership qualities and professionalism. Mentors the staff in developing and achieving professional goals.
Maintains current knowledge of information in related field through seminars, workshops and publications.
Manage robotic surgery schedule
Order and maintain inventory of instruments and accessories
Maintain and update OR/Hospital protocols related to robotic surgery
Manage routine preventative maintenance on daVinci Surgical System
Set up of auxiliary equipment for the daVinci procedures
In-service OR nursing and CST staff on pre-, intra-, and post operative management of the daVinci surgical system
Conduct daVinci System training via interactive training tool
Clinical troubleshooting of the daVinci Surgical system during robotic procedures
Set up daVinci surgical system for surgical procedures
BSN or BS/BA with MSN preferred. Completion of BSN or MSN within 5 years. CNOR preferred or actively pursuing. State of New Mexico RN required. One to three years experience in an OR clinical specialty field required. Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor, coach and develop team members. Robotics experience preferred but not required.