Responsible for the overall direction and supervision of patient care activities and nursing personnel of a nursing unit. Consults with staff, physicians, and Chief Nursing Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Ensures nursing staff follows policy and procedures, participates in the investigation and preparation of reports. Ensures adequate staffing for nursing units.
Ensures all staff personnel meet required qualifications for position held and perform duties within limitations established by and in accordance with company policy/procedures. Serves as resource/subject matter expert for patient needs and concerns, staff education and in-service sessions as necessary.
The next Clinical Operations Manager will ensure fiscal responsibility and clinical and operational performance improvement initiatives for Surgical Services and will actively participate in Health's Lean Process Improvement Transformation.