We are looking for a full-time Director to work in our Surgical Services department. This is a salaried position. Work hours will be days, Monday - Friday, for 80 hours per pay period. You will be required to flex to other shifts to accomodate the needs of the departments.
The Director Surgical Services is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the strategic plan for surgical services and nursing practice within the acute care hospital, consistent with the organization’s strategic and business plans. Operational oversight includes Surgery, Pre/Post Surgery (Babka), Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), and Sterile Processing. The Director works with the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and patient care leadership team to create destination nursing departments for patients, families, staff, and providers. The Director provides leadership and positive promotion of the services continuum from pre-procedure to immediate post-procedure programming with linkage to acute and critical care services and post-discharge resources. The Director is responsible for the development, communication, and successful execution of established objectives (financial and clinical) within surgical services.
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· Undergraduate nursing degree
· Master’s degree in nursing, health administration, or business
· Five to seven years of professional experience
· Two to three years of leadership experience with evidence of successful change management
· Active member in a professional organization
· Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
· Specialty certification
· Knowledgeable about patient care and nursing practice across service lines and management principles and practices including performance management and performance improvement
· Knowledge of Joint Commission, CMS, and state regulatory standards
· Knowledge of the current healthcare environment and its impact on nursing practice
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.