The PACU Nursing Supervisor supervises and directs nursing care and related activities according to policies and procedures of the hospital, in order to assure the highest quality of patient care possible. This includes responsibility for environment, patients and materials and equipment control. The supervisor analyzes and evaluates nursing care in the PACU unit and coordinates the various nursing services to meet the objectives of the department and the hospital. The incumbent is responsible for equipment and supplies as they pertain to department.
Assists various personnel functions including, but not limited to hiring, training, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers, and schedules.
Effectively delegates projects, work assignments, and tasks to staff with clear expectations of the desired results, explanation of the available resources, and clarification of accountability as work progresses, and clear guidelines to follow.
Conducts effective communication of hospital goals and objectives, to assure effective communication within the department; provides the opportunity for feedback on work processes, provides a forum for problem resolution.
Monitors effective and productive use of time and optimal utilization of skills and resources.
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of and assists in the development of hospital-wide and departmental policies and procedures and serves as a model and resource person for subordinates to ensure the conduct of business in conformance with them.
Attends required meetings and is an active and effective team member.
Develops and conducts orientation and training programs for departmental staff.
Analyzes and evaluates, on a continual basis, all nursing services in the unit in order to improve quality of care given; develops, implements, and evaluates an effective Quality Improvement Program for the nursing unit which interacts appropriately with medical staff and other departments.
Responsible for operation of the department in the absence of the Department Manager.
PACU Nursing Duties
Awareness of patient needs
Planning of patient care
Implementation of nursing care
Documentation of patient care
Associates degree required, BSN preferred
Three to five years of PACU or ASC experience required
Charge Nurse experience preferred
American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications required
Additional Salary Information: RELOCATION AND SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE
Internal Number: 09.1-000651
About Mammoth Hospital
Mammoth Hospital is a progressive, patient-centered, and quality driven 17-bed Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic with advanced technology, modern facilities, and superb medical staff. We are a financially sound, award winning District Hospital with over 400 talented team members serving the health care needs of Mammoth Lakes’ residents and guests. Sound like a good place to work? It is! Our recent Employee Satisfaction Survey scored in the 90th percentile of hospitals. Our tight-knit group of physicians, nurses, and an excellent and highly skilled support staff share a common interest of caring for the community and our growing visitor population. During winter you can ski and snowboard the legendary Mammoth and June Mountains or take off into the wilderness on your cross country skis. Spring is our fishing opener where the town of Mammoth LAKES really gets its name and our abundance of alpine lakes are filled with trophy trout. The sharp and craggy granite peaks of the Sierra Nevada Range also form a dramatic backdrop for meadows brightly colored by wildflowers. Explore thousands of miles of trails and even the road to Yosemite National Park just a 45 minute drive... from town. You’ll never tire of finding secret alpine lakes, lush aspen-lined streams and forested hideaways tucked away in the mountains. From the Pacific Crest and the John Muir Trails to short day hikes, there’s something for everyone in the Eastern Sierra.Do you prefer to travel on two wheels? If so, miles and miles of quiet mountain roads and epic road bike climbs are calling your name. Prefer the dirt? We’ve got plenty of cross country and downhill trails. You can take the lift up to 11,000 feet and plummet down some black diamond bike trails on Mammoth Mountain. Or take the beginner trails with the whole family! You can even bike to work at Mammoth Hospital on our many local bike paths.After an, sit down to a great meal at any of our fine dining restaurants where you are bound to run into a friend from Mammoth Hospital! We also have excellent schools and a local community college along with a burgeoning theater and music community. Bluegrass jams or professional violinist duets? Yep, we got ‘em both. It’s tough to find that small town feel with so many amenities and Mammoth has it all!But that’s not it! There are just too many amazing outdoor features to list. Mammoth Hospital gives employees the work life BALANCE they need to enjoy where they live. With five weeks of paid time off for new hires, you’ll find plenty of time to get out there! Come work at Mammoth Hospital and make this amazing place your home so you can begin exploring!