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RN - Director of Surgery

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Surgery-Full Time-Austin, TX

Shift: Full Time-Days (7-10 Hours)

This Medical Center is a 350-bed acute care hospital located in central Austin, Texas. Along with 64-bed rehabilitation facility, the Medical Center offers a 24-hour emergency department, cardiovascular services, a Primary Stroke Center, and a Certified Chest Pain Center.

In 2014, the Medical Center was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S organization can receive. To receive this award, the organization must have a system that ensures continuous improvement in overall performance in delivering products and/or services, while also providing an approach for satisfying and responding to customers and stakeholders.

Job Summary:

The role of Director of Surgical Services leads the perioperative team by focusing on safe patient care while effectively managing operations. The Director Surgical Services has 24/7 responsibility for their departments. 

Job Functions:

  • You will accurately identify real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication
  •  You will actively participate in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents
  • You will advance the customer experience in Surgical Services 
  • You will coach subordinates through providing feedback, constructive critique of work, facilitates individual development plan, and documents their job performance 
  • You will adhere to all Human Resource policies You will effectively communicate departmental, organization and industry information to staff You will facilitate evidence based employee engagement practices 
  • You will effectively build strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals
  • You will participate in employee and patient rounding and identify and mentor potential future leaders 
  • You will enforce standards of care for surgical services and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance You will develop, implement, and evaluate an ongoing surgical services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission 
  • You will monitor compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy, environmental, patient, and personnel safety 
  • You will oversee a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care
  • You will be responsible for department’s operational excellence by ensuring delivery of quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards 
  • You will follow the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens 
  • You will enforce safe procedural site and patient verification policy 
  • You will monitor and respond to quality event reporting 
  • You will support new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services 
  • You will develop, prioritize and defend capital equipment requests 
  • You will be responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources 
  • You will advance the growth agenda for Surgical Services 
  • You will strives to become the OR of Choice for physicians, patients, staff, and payers in the community they serve 
  • You will demonstrate a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community 
  • You will develop and build strategic internal and external networks 
  • You will promote consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service 
  • You will practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement” 
  • You will perform other duties as assigned 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing required 
  • Master's degree in Nursing, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or a related field preferred 

Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred or equivalent combination of education and/or experience 

Licensure:

  • Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation required 
  • Certified Nursing Operating Room (CNOR) preferred 
  • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred
General Comments

Salary Range: $130K-$150K Based on years of experience

Sign on Bonus & Relocation Assistance: Available on a Case by Case Basis

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Austin , RN - Director of Surgery, Other , Austin, Texas

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