Operating Room Clinical Charge Nurse ASC

Clinical Management Consultants
Published
September 24, 2021
Location
Los Gatos, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

A fantastic growth opportunity has recently come available at this South Bay Area Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) for a Charge Nurse to oversee the Operating Room (OR) and Clinical Surgical Services.

Reporting to the Director of Nursing, the OR Charge Nurse will lead clinical operations in this busy outpatient, 2-Suite Surgical Center. In this working supervisory role, you’ll oversee a close-knit team of Scrubbing and Circulating CNOR RNs and Surgical Technologists. Also supporting the Clinical Director of Nursing, and working closely with the OR Charge Nurse will be a CPAN PreOp & PACU Charge Nurse, forming a strong operational team.

You’ll apply deft clinical skills and multi-specialty surgery experience in a dynamic environment, with a growing organization, where you’ll be challenged and find opportunities to develop a career under an experienced leadership team. Performing around 6K procedures annually, the ASC Charge Nurse will be joining a busy center in need of great organizational talents.

Performing procedures that range from otolaryngology to gastroenterology, and orthopedics to ophthalmology, the Charge Nurse will join a Surgical Center has a strong stable of board-certified surgeons and physicians. Having served the San Jose Area for over 15 years and become a staple in the local surgical community, patients are often referred here by the area’s many hospitals.

The Operating Room Charge Nurse will take an active role in managing crucial operational details. With the Clinical Director, this person will develop staff and procedure work schedules, work to improve performance indicators like turnaround times & on-time starts, and play an important role in staffing.

Beyond the operational roles, you’ll also get to play a primary role in maintaining compliance-based and quality-based metrics for the AAAHC Accredited Center. You’ll get the opportunity to grow your experience leading performance audits, regulatory surveys, and spearheading quality program execution, building a valuable tool set of management skills.

As a clinical leader of this Ambulatory Surgery Center, the Operating Room Charge Nurse will serve as a source of education and knowledge for the staff of CNOR Registered Nurses, PACU Nurses, OR Scrub and Circulating Nurses, Pre-Admissions Nurses, and support staff. The Surgical Services Supervisor should be able to demonstrate and facilitate proper patient care through a wide range of admissions and recovery scenarios, as per evidence-based guidelines and AAAHC standards. 

Situated close to the urban attractions of San Francisco proper and the high-tech atmosphere of Silicon Valley, the SF Bay Area region boasts something for everyone. Live theater, world renowned restaurants, legendary live music, and famous wineries await just a short drive north or south. Enjoy the lights and sounds of a full service city. If the OR Clinical Charge Nurse is an adventurous type, you won’t need to look very far for hundreds of miles of hiking & biking trails, beachcombing, and the expanses of the Northern California wilderness. With some of the best schools in the nation and a high quality of life, the SF Bay Area is quickly gaining popularity among young families too.

One of the largest perks of working in an Ambulatory environment is the work - life balance. The Operating Room Clinical Charge Nurse will get nights and weekends off, giving you the flexibility to pursue your dreams and further grow your clinical skills. This person will also receive a competitive compensation and generous benefits package. 

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