Cedars-Sinai Associate Director - OR/Anesthesia in Los Angeles, California

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The Service Line/Nursing Associate Director is responsible for the daily twenty-four (24) hour planning, organizing, directing and controlling of the daily operations and clinical practice of assigned patient care areas, in order to provide quality, individualized patient care and support of Medical Center philosophies. The Service Line/Nursing Associate Director assumes fiscal responsibility through preparation of unit budgets, serves as liaison with medical staff and other personnel, promotes the maximum growth and development of each employee, supports research, participates in strategic planning, both long and short term, and assures patient advocacy. The Service Line/Nursing Associate Director is accountable to the Service Line Director. The Service Line/Nursing Associate Director guides nursing staff in the provision of nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, The Plan for Provision of Patient Care, CSMC Code of Conduct, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan and Professional Organization Standards. He/she maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. He/she can identify the ability of the adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to follow direction/instructions and give consent. He/she can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population. The Service Line/Nursing Associate Director is responsible for assuring staff competency in provision of age related patient care.

#LI-NursingEducational requirements and/or preferences (Licensure, Registration, Certification, Experience, Other):

•A valid California Registered Nurse license required

•BLS Certification required

•ACLS Certification preferred

•Specialty Certification required

•Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree required

•Master’s degree required

•5+ years exp. in OR with minimum of 2 years in management. 10+ years exp. preferred.

•Meets specialty specific clinical competencies for assigned area

•Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice

•Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of health care technology within specialty area.

•Demonstrates a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues

•Full command (verbal and written) of the English language

Physical Requirements (physical abilities essential to perform the job):

•The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions.

Work Environment (work environments, hazards and exposures the employee may encounter on the job):

•Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment.