Director of Surgical Services
Company: Surgery Partners
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Under the direction of the CNO, this position is responsible for
the direction and leadership of operational, financial,
programmatic, and personnel activities for the perioperative
departments. This includes establishing, meeting and continuously
monitoring the goals and objectives while maintaining alignment
with the strategic goals and objectives of the organizations.
Is accountable for overall supervision of the surgical service
departments, communicating collaboratively with the CNO and/or CEO
to resolve issues and develop systems to facilitate the overall
departmental function, creating an environment of patient-centered
Demonstrates critical thinking skills, ability to organize and
delegate to respond to urgent or emergent situations. Demonstrates
decision-making skills based on accurate information and/ or
analysis of data.
Interprets, executes and enforces the policies and procedures of
the hospital and the nursing departments.
Contributes to the success of the organization by providing
leadership, direction, and coordination of operations, finances,
and human resources within the assigned areas.
Continually assesses services provided, identifies problems, and
utilizes data to analyze and propose innovative approaches for
Reports all problems or patient complaints to Chief Nursing Officer
and initiates immediate steps to correct problems when
Interprets, implements and monitors Joint Commission, state, and
federal regulations pertaining or department functions. Ensures
organizational compliance with Joint Commission standards as well
as requirements set by state and federal regulatory bodies.
Identifies potential risks to patients: identifies risks to
patients in order to reduce incidence of injury; identifies actions
to eliminate, minimize or report risks; identifies procedures to
follow in the event of an incident; reports processes for common
problems, failures and user errors.
Demonstrates the spirit of the philosophy, mission, and values of
the hospital through words and actions and implements them into
departmental processes, programs, and the working environment.
Applies the principles and values of customer service and
continuous quality improvement while performing day-to-day
activities of the position.
Develops and implements clinical outcome measures for quality
improvement, cost and complication reduction, implementation of
Analyzes surgical block allocation/reallocation and overall
utilization management across perioperative services.
Education: Graduate of a school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in
Nursing preferred. Master of Science in nursing or related field
Experience: Minimum five (5) years experience as RN in a hospital
setting with three (3) years demonstrated leadership and
Required License/Certifications: Current RN licensure by the State
Board of Nursing of Louisiana. Current CPR certification required,
Preferred License/Certifications:Advanced certification in
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Effective communication
skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to
manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality
patient care. Strong problem-solving skills.
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