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Supv Operating Room / Operating Room

Company: Omaha Children's Hospital
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Weekday 6:30A - 3:00P with weekend rotation
At Children's, the region's only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring team-and join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve. Children's is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
A Brief Overview
Performs a variety of clinical supervisory functions including leading and coordinating the daily operational activities of service line and personnel functions. Initiates, supports, and enforces work efforts that maximize quality, safety, and service in the defined specialty service(s) in collaboration with Surgical Services leadership and physicians. Maintains availability and working status of specialty instruments and equipment. Provides direct patient care in the OR by demonstrating competence in providing age-appropriate care and service to patients.
Essential Functions



  • --- Collaborates with physicians in the defined specialty service(s) to maximize quality, safety, and service: --- Actively communicates with physicians to plan for resource needs and utilization. --- Displays a proactive, positive customer service attitude. --- Maintains accurate preference/procedure cards. --- Maintains awareness of upcoming surgical cases and arranges adequate resources/resolves conflicts in advance of the surgery. --- Orders/assures adequate quantities of "specialty" supplies are available and does so in a cost-conscious manner. --- Identifies needs and coordinates activities to resolve issues or improve care of the patients within defined specialty service(s). --- Assists with the development of new and advanced skills required to support procedures within a specialty. --- Assists with the development of or expansion of programs within specialty. --- Functions as a resource to the multidisciplinary team. --- Accountable for results by holding self and others accountable to achieve results


  • --- Maintains availability and working status of specialty service(s) instruments, equipment, and supplies. --- Monitors and assures that OR staff demonstrate proper care and handling of instruments including placement of instruments on case carts --- Ascertains that broken and/or missing instruments are promptly repaired or replaced. --- Collaborates with Sterile Processing Supervisor and/or Purchasing Manager to identify need for loaner items when necessary. --- Recommends ordering of new equipment/instrument/supplies as needed. --- Keeps staff aware of status of specialty equipment, instruments and/or supplies. --- Communicates closely with the Sterile Processing Supervisor and Distribution Manager on the quality, quantity, and functionality of instruments


  • --- Supervises Registered Nurses and Surgical Technologists on the defined specialty team(s), but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, merit recommendations, promotions, transfers, schedules, disciplinary action, performance evaluations (introductory and annual), orientation, and development through the ongoing assessment of their performance of their daily duties in the surgical suite and work areas: --- Sets direction within the service line - inspires others to contribute to the Mission and Vision by identifying and communicating clear and meaningful goals --- Demonstrates knowledge of department and hospital policy and procedures and holds staff accountable to the same --- Resolves staff questions, problems, or concerns. --- Refers problems unable to handle to Clinical Manager(s). --- Completes performance evaluations (introductory and annual) with those employees on the defined specialty service(s) team. --- Role models outstanding patient care, customer service, teamwork, and professionalism at all times. --- Collaborates with Clinical Manager(s) & Charge RN(s) to ensure appropriate team assignments.


  • --- Provides direct patient care in the operating room. --- Assumes all principle duties and responsibilities of a Staff RN - Bedside --- Participates in regular, specialty and resource on-call coverage for the Operating Room. --- Precepts/supervises the precepting of new employees to the specialty service(s) --- Demonstrates proper use and care of equipment and supplies. --- Provides "hands-on" experience with all pieces of equipment and specialty instrumentation. --- Teaches and enforces department standards for performance, patient care, safety, and service. --- Informs other team members of orientee's progress and goals when assigning them to work with an orientee. --- Continually reviews and evaluates the individuals' practical application of knowledge and skills, providing additional training as required. --- Assists with appropriate documentation of orientation program via skills checklist. --- Suggests daily patient care assignment for orientee in collaboration with Clinical Education Resource RN/Clinical Nurse Specialist


  • --- Directs the education programs for the Specialty Service(s): --- Works in collaboration with the educator to develop competency-based orientation for specialty service(s). --- Identifies the team and departmental education and training needs for the specialty service(s). --- Plans, teaches, or arranges for others to teach the education programs to meet the identified learning needs. --- Makes available pertinent reference and reading materials. --- Assists with updating policy/procedures as assigned by OR Leadership.


  • Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


  • Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section


    Education Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in nursing Required

      Experience Qualifications


      • Minimum 2 years nursing experience in operating room Required and


      • Previous supervisory or lead experience Preferred


        Skills and Abilities


        • Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritizing skills.


        • Surgical Scrub knowledge preferred


          Licenses and Certifications


          • RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure and/or Compact State Licensure Required and


          • BCLS - Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association Required and


          • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Required


            Children's is the very best for kids and the very best for your career! At Children's, we put YOU first so together, we can improve the life of every child!
            Make a meaningful difference improving the lives of children!
            At Children's, the region's only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring team-and join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.
            Requisition ID : 21119

Keywords: Omaha Children's Hospital, Omaha , Supv Operating Room / Operating Room, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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