NHS Solutions has an immediate opening for an experienced Interim Nurse Leader to direct the periop unit that handles 40 cases per week. This role includes responsibility for Ortho, OB/GYN and a 4 bed PACU. Our client in the New England area seeks a strong communicator who is action oriented. The Interim Director of Periop Services assures the effective and efficient operation of the department through design, implementation, and maintenance of systems and proper utilization of human resources. The successful candidate will assure the competence of staff through active participation in the recruitment, interviewing, and selection of employees. The Director assumes responsibility for a comprehensive nursing orientation program that is documented for each new employee, assuring employees are competent to carry out assignments based on unit standards as well as establishing, reviewing, and updating short- and long-term goals in order to be consistent with Hospital-wide plans. This is an opportunity to promoting a quality and service excellence culture, guide and direct patient care assessment and the educational discharge needs of patients and their families.
- Masters degree in Nursing, Business Administration, or Hospital Administration preferred
- ACLS certified, and actively pursuing certification in Peri-Operative Nursing (CNOR) or Peri-Anesthesia Nursing (CPAN or CAPA)
- Experience in unit management, principles of supervision, and teaching preferred