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MMHA-6220WK4 Research_Organization_and_Job_Description




Lockeport Medical Center;Mission and Vision;As the regional leader in advanced medical care, we take our responsibilities seriously. Our vision and;core values help guide us as we work to help and heal each patient in our care. We provide the;community quality health care services through the compassionate hands of well-trained staff, in a;technologically advanced, cost-effective manner.;Our Mission: To improve the health of the people of the state and surrounding region.;Serve people as a not-for-profit health system governed by a voluntary community board.;Ensure sustainability through stewardship of the community's assets.;Provide quality services in a compassionate and cost-effective manner.;Collaborate in order to improve access across the entire continuum of care.;Promote wellness and health to benefit the community.;2020 Vision;A regional diversified health system providing superior care and service to patients and their families;through a full continuum of integrated services, education, and research.;Major Strategies: "DEEDS;Develop people;Excel in patient quality and safety;Enhance operational and financial performance;Develop the health system;Strengthen key relationships;Our MERIT Values;Five core values: Mercy, Excellence, Respect, Integrity and Trust/Teamwork. These values form the;foundation for our culture at Lockeport Medical Center.;Mercy;Excellence;Respect;Integrity;Trust/Teamwork;We work to create a caring and compassionate environment responsive to;the emotional, spiritual, and physical needs of all persons.;We strive to meet or exceed patient/customer needs and expectations and;work as a team to improve every aspect of care and service in our;organization.;We value the innate dignity of all persons, respect their uniqueness and;diversity, and enable the development of each one's full potential.;We are consistently open, honest, and ethical, as the ideal means to protect;overall safety and ensure confidentiality and privacy.;We say what we mean and do what we say. There is open and honest;communication with patients and among staff. We recognize everyones;contributions for the benefit of the patient. We strive to enhance the health of;the communities we serve, and work in cooperation with other organizations;to protect our vulnerable populations throughout the region.;1;Job Description;Position Title: Surgery Schedule Coordinator;Department: Operating Room;FLSA Status: Non-Exempt;Position Summary;Uses clinical and management processes to plan, organize, staff, direct, and evaluate patient care;services, uses available resources to meet MD/customer needs. The surgery schedule coordinator uses;knowledge of interactive management and humanistic values in creating an environment conducive to;meeting needs. Role reflects a balance between management and clinical practice. Serves a population;from neonates to geriatrics.;Essential Job Functions;Customer Service;Maintains/demonstrates clinical expertise.;Practice in the clinical areas reflects current standards of practice, hospital values, and legal;standards.;Develops/maintains positive collaborative working relationship with physicians.;Participates in the development, interpretation, communication, and implementation of new;standards, policies, and procedures.;Uses effective interpersonal/communication skills with individuals/groups to achieve positive;outcomes.;Ensures continuance of unit-based performance improvement initiatives.;Supports/participates in hospital quality initiatives. Recognizes/investigates/defines quality and;service issues and ensures corrective action/resolution.;Consistently contributes to the positive working environment and acts in a manner congruent with the;mission and philosophy of the hospital.;Personnel Management;Practices interactive management techniques to strengthen the autonomy of staff. Serves as a role;model.;Facilitates staff involvement in unit performance improvement initiatives to develop/improve patient;outcomes/standards.;Able to achieve positive conflict resolution.;Participates in recruitment/retention activities on both a formal and informal basis for all levels of staff.;Acts to minimize vacancies and turnovers.;Engages in ongoing self-evaluation of competency, leadership skills, decision-making abilities, and;professional judgment. Uses feedback for learning/growth.;Fiscal Performance/Productivity;Assures availability, readiness, safety, and cost-effective use of equipment and supplies.;Makes weekly staff assignments.;Organizes and coordinates effective use of supplies, equipment, and time.;Personnel are scheduled/utilized/adjusted based on competency, changing environment/needs, and;cost effectiveness. Responds appropriately to variances (assignments, budget, and skill mix).;Manages own time. Able to prioritize and organize needs/demands. Delegates appropriately and;effectively. Accountable for deadlines.;2;Participates in budget development/management. Action plans developed/implemented to decrease;costs/use of supplies and improve utilization.;Goals;Set yearly on evaluation.;Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Orders (Required to Operate);Clinical equipment, computer, printer, and copier.;Prerequisite Preparation;Education/Professional Qualifications;Graduate of an accredited school of nursing;Current state nursing license;B.S. in nursing preferred;CNOR certification preferred;Experience;Five years experience with progressive responsibility within an operating room setting.;Worker Traits;Personal Traits and Qualities;Demonstrates personal traits/behaviors consistent with the core values of the hospital. Must be selfdirected/self-motivated, must have good communication and interpersonal skills, must be flexible, must;have good critical thinking/decision making skills and must have good understanding of systems and;change processes. Must be able to: perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of;a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure, accept responsibility for the direction, control;and planning of an activity, make evaluations and decisions based on measurable or verifiable criteria;work independently, recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality, convey empathy;and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress, and /or grief, relate to others;in a manner that creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation, communicate effectively with people from;every socioeconomic, cultural, and educational background, exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an;ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment, perform effectively when confronted with emergency;critical, unusual and/or dangerous situations, demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing;the right way, and maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customers perceived needs.;Working Conditions;Primarily inside environment protected from the weather but not necessarily temperature changes.;Subject to exposure to combative patients, possible hazardous materials/conditions/equipment, infection;and, contagious diseases on the unit. Variable noise levels and frequent viewing of a video display;terminal. Also subject to a rapid pace, multiple stimuli, unpredictable environment, and critical situations.;Physical Demands;Must be able to: perceive the nature of sounds by the ear, express or exchange ideas by means of the;spoken word, perceive characteristics of objects through the eyes, extend arms and hands in any;direction, seize, hold, grasp, turn or otherwise work with the hands, pick, pinch, or otherwise work with the;fingers, perceive such attributes of objects or materials as size, shape, temperature, or texture, and stoop;kneel, crouch, and crawl. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. with frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of;objects. Continuous walking and standing required. Must be able to identify, match, and distinguish;3;colors. Must be physically able to comply with universal precautions and specific job duties in the;operating room.;Responsibility for Errors and Losses;High level of responsibility and accountability for coordination of patient flow and patient care within the;operating room with a high level of responsibility for customer service behaviors, both from self and staff.;Job Relationships;Supervisor: Operating Room Nurse Manager;Subordinates (employees reporting to this position): None;Promotion from: Staff Nurse;Supervises: Operating Room staff nurses, operating room technicians, and operating room orderly;Job Requirements Matrix;Specific;Tasks;Task Dimensions;Importance (Percent;of time spent);KSAO Definition;Importance of KSAO;to Tasks;Write a 5- to 8-page paper that includes the following;4;A job analysis, including a copy of the job requirements matrix and an indication;of the five most important KSAOs (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other requirements);Recruitment strategies, including a rationale for the use of two or more sources;or methods of recruitment;Two or more selection tools, with an explanation of how each tool is aligned with;one or more KSAOs and how responses would be evaluated. Be sure to include;the interview questions you have developed for the Video Application.;An evaluation plan that includes the use of metrics to assess recruitment efforts;Your written assignments must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with;specific citations from this weeks Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources;as appropriate. Refer to the Essential Guide to APA Style for Walden Students to ensure your in-text citations and reference list are correct.


Paper#15148 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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