Registered Nurse Team Leader (RN) - Operating Room, Full Time, Day

Towson, MD
Jan 11, 2018
Jan 17, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
What You Will Do:

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is a top surgical facility, where more than 18,000 inpatient and outpatient procedures are performed annually. The surgical staff is comprised of nearly 300 surgeons and 30 anesthesiologists. Specially trained registered nurses, technicians and administrative staff care for patient needs with competence, compassion, and respect. St. Joseph also employs full-time surgeons who cover the hospital floors, the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Emergency Department and the Intensive Care Unit, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They are also available to assist in major surgical procedures in the operating room.

The Team Leader is responsible for the direct and indirect care of perioperative patients during the intraoperative phase of care. Plans, organizes and directs assigned operating room specialty team/s in order to coordinate care and maximize available personnel and resources. Team Leader communicates pertinent information in to provide for optimum patient care within the operating room department. Assists the Director and Assistant Director of Surgical Services, and Surgical Coordinators in assuming responsibility for administrative management of the designated perioperative team/s. Develops and monitors quality improvement issues and assures staff team members are competent to provide care for patients. Understands, utilizes, is able to interpret, and follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures. The Team Leader serves as a representative of the hospital and as a clinical role model in all interactions with patients, family visitors, physicians, and other staff members.

What You Need to Be Successful:


| 2 year / Associate's Degree (Required)

| 4 year / Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Certification / Licensure / Registration

| BLS Certification (Required)

| State Registered Nurse License (Required)

| ACLS Certification (Preferred)

Experience and Skills

| Minimum of 3 years of operating room experience in an acute care service. (Required)

| Certified as CNOR (Preferred)

| Required Skills: Strong Verbal Communications Skills, Strong Written Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Excel - Intermediate Level, PowerPoint - Intermediate Level, MS Word - Intermediate Level, Excellent Organizational Skills, Strong Customer Services Skills, Proven Analytical Skills, Professional preparation and delivery of educational presentations.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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