Supervisor Clinical Nurse CSI, (FT) - Days

Employer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Location
Lebanon, NH
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 29, 2019
Closes
Dec 20, 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Interested
in working for one of the top medical centers in New England and in a Level I
Trauma Center?


The
OR with 28 spacious high-tech suites may be just what you're looking for.This
supervisor position focuses on patient flow and clinical care in the Center for
Surgical Innovation which has two ORs with state of the art integrated CT and
MRI technology for intraoperative use. This position is part of the
perioperative services leadership team and the ideal candidate will work
collaboratively with the team to insure safe, clinical care as well as
facilitate flow for primarily neurosurgery, ENT, and orthopedic patients.
These two OR rooms on the 2nd floor are separate from the Main OR
space on the 4th floor so we want to insure that we consider the
teams needs in this space as it relates to case movement in the Main OR.

Position Summary:

Coordinates nursing regimens in caring for the needs of
patients through collaboration with multiple disciplines including other health
care providers, managers, employers, etc. Supervises assigned staff and
partners with leaders in developing clinical programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses,
    evaluates, treats or triages and documents medical problems using the
    nursing process. Responds to triage calls/pages and provides appropriate
    advice, recommendations, follow-up as indicated. Collaborates with the
    health care providers on cases that require further medical intervention.
  • May assess
    patients exposed to communicable disease and blood and body fluids.
    Identifies and directs issues which require intervention by Infectious
    Disease specialists and/or Safety. May assist with the management and
    surveillance of infectious disease and other exposures including
    investigating the circumstances of the exposure, providing counseling to
    patients, and maintaining the necessary documentation and reports.
  • Coordinates
    medical surveillance programs to include PPD skin testing, influenza,
    immunizations, drug and alcohol screens, spirometry, audiometry, urine
    dips, visual acuity and color blind testing.
  • Provides
    screening including review of health history, immunization and PPD
    updates, injury prevention and health education with direct data entry.
    Collaborates with health care providers for cases with findings that may
    require a focused exam. Reviews, tracks and enters lab/titer results.
  • Assists in
    care coordination of patients, including communication with other teams.
  • Tracks, compiles
    and coordinates the gathering of outstanding test and laboratory results
    required for various examinations and visits. Coordinates the notification
    process and follow-up appointments with support staff as recommended by
    health care providers.
  • Responds to
    patient questions concerning treatment, medication, modified duty, and
    requests including prescription refills.
  • Documents
    personal health information.
  • Compiles and
    summarizes data for reporting purposes.
  • Serves as a
    resource to licensed practical nurses and licensed assistive personnel;
    provides direction and assists, as necessary, in the performance of duties
    appropriately delegated in accordance with professional standards.
  • Serves as a
    supervisor/mentor for staff and colleagues.
  • Develops and
    implements systems and processes to deliver high quality, comprehensive
    services.
  • May
    participate in the planning and delivery of employee related services
    including new employee orientation, monitoring of employee injuries, and
    prevention measures.
  • Oversees departmental
    programs such as blood and body fluid exposures, communicable disease
    exposures, and PPD surveillance. Tracks and provides compliance/conversion
    statistics. Ensures that related treatment guidelines and documentation
    are current and reflect the latest regulatory agency requirements and are
    consistent with infection control guidelines.
  • Serves as
    the clinical point person to answer questions and issues such as return to
    work.
  • Interviews,
    selects, directs and evaluates assigned clinical staff. Provides
    performance evaluations, orientation and oversight of clinical support
    staff.
  • Maintains
    current knowledge of legislative, Federal, State, CMS, JCAHO, CDC, NIOSH,
    OSHA and D-H regulatory requirements.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:


    • Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) is strongly preferred.

    • 5 years of experience in a directly related healthcare role

    • Supervisory experience preferred.

    • Superior oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; organizational skills with attention to detail necessary.

    • Must possess a valid drivers license.

    Required Licensure/Certification Skills:


    • Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.

    • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required.

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