A small hospital nestled in the beautiful mountains of Colorado is actively interviewing for an experienced operating room nurse to be their next Surgical Services Charge Nurse. The Surgical Services Charge Nurse will work with a tight-knit team of experienced perioperative professionals that are proud to work at this award winning medical center. This hospital provides high quality surgical care to its patients and employs area renowned surgeons that offer the following surgical specialties: orthopedics, urology, ENT, pain management, plastics & cosmetics, and gastroenterology. Partnering with area medical groups, clinics and other healthcare systems has set this surgical services team up for long term success.
The Surgical Services Charge Nurse will work throughout three operating rooms, and the Charge RN will report to the Surgery Services Nurse Director. The Surgical Services Charge Nurse will work with the Nurse Director on staff management, schedules, education and inservices. Moreover, administrative responsibilities such as policy development, quality improvement nd performance improvement projects will be implemented by the Surgical Services Charge Nurse and Perioperative Nurse Director. The Surgical Services Charge nurse will work hands on providing patient care. Other responsibilities of the Charge Nurse include educating patient families on surgery plans, rehabilitation processes and overall patient care plans.
The surgery team at this hospital are experienced perioperative professionals and many of the Staff RNs have their CNOR credentials. There is good department cohesion between the pre-admissions, pre-op, operating room and PACU/Recovery teams. Open communication and steady senior leadership has built this team orientated environment.
The Charge Nurse working in this surgical department will not only enjoy working at this hospital, but they will also love this unique mountain town. Trendy shops, restaurants and outdoor recreation are everywhere. This part of Colorado is ideal for an experienced operating room nurse that enjoys the mountains, hiking, rafting, biking and generally being outdoors.