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RN Team Lead- Operating Room (Orthopedic)

Jordan Hospital Inc. - Plymouth, MA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Team Leader includes but is not limited to the following:

Demonstrates clinical expertise through assessment of physical, mental, and psychological status of patients using age-appropriate knowledge to ensure care standards are met for the patient population.

Plans, evaluates and provides care for all patients as assigned by applying nursing standards in the areas of service, team work, communication, respect for others and time management.

Consistently models effective interpersonal and leadership skills necessary to promote effective collaborative working relationships with all members of the healthcare team to provide excellent care to patients.

Coordinates and participates in formal and informal educational programs, in-services and performance improvement activities to improve technical skills within and outside of specialty area.

Responsible for continued learning and application to practice within and outside of specialty area demonstrating sound judgment and critical thinking skills.

Responsible for providing patient and family education.

Assumes call coverage per union contract guidelines.

Creates and updates surgeon specific preference cards.

Maintains listing of materials, equipment and communicates with staff on repairs and follow ups.

Checks all supply inventory for par levels, expiration dates and actively participates in biannual inventory.

Reviews surgical schedule in advance to proactively plan for equipment, instrumentation and/or implants needed for new/routine procedures.

Collaborates with surgeons, staff, OR resource coordinator, anesthesia and outside vendors to ensure a safe surgical intervention.

Participates in value analysis process

to ensure best use of hospital resources.

Maintains skills necessary to assist with augmentation, development, and implementation of policies and procedures.

Demonstrates practice that reflects philosophy, purpose and policies of the hospital and department based upon evidence based best practices and specialty standards.

Collaborates and demonstrates interpersonal leadership skills with physicians, specialists, all inpatient/ outpatient nursing units, admitting, supervisors, and all health care team members promoting successful communication that is patient centered.

Demonstrates the ability to deal effectively with stress relating to the changing organizational environment, personnel and patient care issues.

Assumes charge responsibilities as assigned

Attends 90% of Surgical Services Staff meetings.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

Charge nurse experience preferred

Minimum of 3 years operating room experience with demonstrated skill to scrub and circulate in all specialties

BLS certification required

7 days 12 hours ago

Jordan Hospital Inc.


RN Team Lead- Operating Room (Orthopedic) Jordan Hospital Inc. - Plymouth, MA, United States


Location: Plymouth, MA