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OR RN Unit Supervisor - Main OR

Fairfax Medical Campus 615166 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

As an Operating Room (OR) Registered Nurse (RN) Unit Supervisor, you will continually pursue activities that will ensure smooth clinical operations/flow and compliance with Inova Health System's goal of providing safe, equitable, patient centered, timely, efficient and effective care in a holistic and evidence based practice environment. To help achieve our mission, you will value and promote collegial working relationships within and among disciplines by engaging team members to support Inova's "People Priority" while providing genuine acts of care, appreciation, recognition, coaching, mentoring and encouragement to all members of the care team. Communicating effectively and supporting the production of an environment of mutual trust is of vital importance. Acting as a front line leader who is accountable for delivering highly reliable results related to quality and best practices to improve the clinical operation of the unit is required. Your ability to support unit based shared governance and decentralized decision making structures/processes is expected.

Job Responsibilities

  • Integrates evidence based practice and research into clinical and operational practice while serving as a physician Liaison and primary information resource and point of contact for the unit.
  • Participates in the analysis of unit based quality outcomes as well as development, deployment and enculturation of action plans that lead to systematic improvement in outcomes.
  • Provides individualized coaching and counseling to clinical staff on critical processes, standards and problem solving/critical thinking in a positive and non-punitive manner.
  • Serves as a role model to others in communication to patients, identifying concerns, diffusing potentially difficult situations and facilitating resolution.
  • Conducts effective safety huddles by making use of all relevant information and making appropriate decisions to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Seeks every opportunity to meet the unique needs of each person Inova Health System is privileged to serve – every time, every touch.
  • Conducts quality checks to ensure compliance and team member adherence to high quality ISHAPED handoff.
  • Provides oversight of Registered Nurse rounding to ensure patient satisfaction and identify areas of opportunity.

Additional Requirements

Completion of revised Charge Nurse workshop within the first 90 days of hire.