Summerville Medical Center is a 94-bed, acute-care hospital with a 24-hour emergency room and comprehensive medical services. The facility enjoys an enviable reputation for its cardiac services, pediatrics, and women's services, including "home-like" birthing suites.
Surgical services offered include orthopedic, reflux, robotic and weight loss surgeries. Trident Health has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry.
The Nurse Manager has oversight of PACU, ACC, and Endoscopy. The Nurse Manager has the direct-line responsibilityfor day to day operations and overall responsibility for the nursingdepartment, insuring that employees have effective management, goodcommunication and appropriate discipline.
The Nurse Manager is responsible on a 24-hour basis for the coordinationof patient care, administrative and nursing activities. The Nurse Manager is also responsible on a 24hours basis for the quality of nursing care provided to patient. The Nurse Manager is responsible for theimplementation and evaluation of all nursing care and related activities.
Jobmay include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the areasupervisor. Employee must have the samelicensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements ofthe discipline of the student. Directsupervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the studentthroughout the shift.
Recent experience in Perioperative Nursing, with at least two years of experience in a nursing leadership position preferred.
Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities.
Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal & external customer
Effective communication skills; both orally and written, with flexible interpersonal skills to facilitate the exchange of information within all levels of the organization. Ability to effectively read, write and speak fluent English.
Computer skills needed. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong organizational and problem solving skills. Creative and innovative skills in personnel management and ability to facilitate growth and development of department and staff.
Degree of Supervision Required:
Involves general guidance and direction by Department Director. The employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.