Job Summary: Plan, direct, and coordinate patient care activities in ambulatory surgical center to maintain standards of patient care and conditions of coverage under the Medicare Program. Advise medical staff, department heads, and Administrator in matters related to clinic service by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.
Essential Skills and Abilities
Basic cardiac life support certification.
The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and push patients in wheelchair to vehicle.
The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds.
Demonstrates professionalism and leadership as evidenced by excellence in patient care and the ability to inspire and motivate others to perform at their best;
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of basic ophthalmic patient care and terminology;
Superior interpersonal and communication skills;
Demonstrate compliance with all provisions of safety rules and other policies;
Demonstrate knowledge and application of infection control policies;
Demonstrate the ability to work with geriatric patients and patients of all ages;
Demonstrates strong technical as well as procedural skills;
Computer experience required;
Ability to evaluate situations and provide suggestions for resolution.
Demonstrates the ability to direct others in accomplishing work
Creates a culture supportive of staff, which fosters individual motivation, high levels of individual and team performance, and quality of service
Provides opportunities for others to develop skills
Functions effectively under pressure
Represents self and situations honestly
Responds appropriately to criticism and to suggestions for work improvement
Manages assets including technology, equipment, budget and space, where applicable
Defines expectations and tasks clearly; delegates authority when appropriate
Is well organized and uses time productively ; plans and organizes work, coordinates with others, establishes appropriate priorities
Allows sufficient time for completion of assignments
Determines appropriate action and follows through in a timely and decisive manner
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Advise and assist management and medical staff in planning and developing administrative and operational policies and procedures, facilities use and planning, and strategic planning.
Coordinate implementation of methods and procedures to ensure achievement of objectives.
Interpret policies and objectives of service to staff and community groups.
Analyze and evaluate overall patient care program.
Confer with managers and staff concerning problems of patient care.
Evaluate the education and training needs of personnel and directs development and implementation of in-service programs through subordinate staff.
Make periodic rounds of patient care units.
Perform personnel management functions such as establishing personnel qualification requirements, drafting procedure manuals, initiating in-service programs.
Initiate studies to evaluate effectiveness of services in relation to their objectives and costs.
Prepare periodic reports concerning patient care service.
Ensure that all surgery/clinic charts and patient information is protected and there is no breach of confidentiality according to HIPPA guidelines.
Education, Training and Experience:
BS and MS degree; and/or five years or more related experience and/or training as an RN; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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