Outpatient Specialty Clinics/Surgery Dept Nurse Manager

Full-time (exempt) position. Works Monday through Friday. Will oversee the integrated Outpatient Specialty Clinic and Surgery Departments. Dependent on applicant work history/experience, Myrtue Medical Center may consider more than one qualified candidate to oversee the departments separately. Plans, directs, supervises, and manages nursing activities in the delivery of quality, cost-effective patient care in outpatient/specialty clinics, surgery clinic, and perioperative areas (operating room, endoscopy, pre-op, Phase II recovery, and recovery room). Coordinates outpatient and surgery activities and programs with other hospital services and involved physicians. Assumes 24-hour clinical and management responsibility for the perioperative area. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) general operations (patient care, staff, supplies/equipment); policies and procedures; quality improvement/quality assurance activities; member of Nursing Quality Improvement and Nurse Manager teams. Management/supervisory experience preferred, but not necessary. Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program with current Iowa license. Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred. A willingness to pursue this goal is acceptable. Certification in Basic Life Support is required within 3 months of date of hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is required within 12 months of date of hire. Utilizes and builds upon knowledge acquired through formal education.