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RN - Clinical Supervisor - OR


Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.

CHI St. Alexius Health officially announced the formation of its regional health care system on April 19, 2016. The system is the largest health care delivery system in central and western North Dakota and is comprised of a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services. CHI St. Alexius Health manages five CAHs in North Dakota - Ashley, Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S. D.

ResponsibilitiesJob Summary / Purpose

Works under the general supervision of the Director. Responsible for leadership of the OR, Endoscopy Lab, WSC-OR, and MASC including: integration of the departments into the organization; coordination of inter and intra departmental services; development and implementation of policies and procedures; recommendations for sufficient numbers of qualified and competent persons; determination of qualifications and competence of patient care staff; continual assessment and improvement of departmental functions; implementation and maintenance of quality care programs; orientation, training and needed services not provided within the department. Works in collaboration with the Anesthesia Leadership Team and Chief of Surgery. All the criteria-based duties and standards within this document will be performed according to the policies, procedures and guidelines of the Medical Center.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

1. Act as a role model through support of CHI St. Alexius Health Mission and Values.

2. Maintains nursing guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures. Oversees writing/revision/implementation of departmental policies and procedures according to standards of care.

3. Assures quality of care by establishing hospital and nursing division's standards of care per Association of Operating Room Nurses and ASPAN guidelines; enforcing adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements and to other governing agency regulations; measuring health outcomes against standards; recommending adjustments.

4. Supervises and maintains nursing staff by participating and overseeing the recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training nurses and auxiliary staff. Maintains nursing staff job results by coaching, counseling, rounding, resolving issues and disciplining employees in a timely manner; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results in conjunction with Director.

5. Monitors unit scheduling, staffing, adequacy of coverage, and time card accuracy. Maintains daily operations on the units including problem solving on the units. Rounds and Resolves any patient/family needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

6. Acts as the resource for physicians and staff in the department and in the Medical Center as needed. Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.

7. Facilitates unit Huddle and maintains Huddle boards.

8. Participates in Nursing Management Rep Coverage/on-call on a scheduled annual rotation.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Education
(for CHI Leadership Job Levels from Supervisor through President)

Sys/Div/Mkt/Local Supervisor - Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 1 year experience in the discipline OR 3 years' experience in the discipline OR Master's Degree and no experience

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Required Licensure and Certifications

Licensed to practice registered nursing in the state of ND or in a compact state. Basic Life Support Certification within 480 hours of employment and meets recertification as required.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of basic clinical skills in delivery of patient care in the OR. Accountable for own conduct and promotes and supports positive working relationships among staff, between other disciplines, departments, visitors and patients. Able to perform effectively in emergency and stressful situations.

PREFERRED Qualifications

Five (5) years of Perioperative nursing preferred.

Equal Opportunity
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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RN - Clinical Supervisor - OR

Common Spirit
Bismarck, ND
Full Time

Published on 01/04/2021