Director Of Surgery

A hospital with 97-bed hospital located in Illinois

The goal of the hospital is to provide a superior patient experience including convenient access to the care you need, when you need it.

The Director of Surgical Services, co-ordinates the overall management of all phases of surgical services (Pre-Op, Surgery, PACU) and Central Processing to include planning, directing and evaluation of patient care by efficient utilization of human resources, supplies, and other expenses in a cost effective manner.

Position Summary

  1. Plans, develops, implements, maintains and obtains appropriate approvals for effective policies and procedures in compliance with regulations, hospital-wide and corporate policies.
  2. Responsible for the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided.
  3. Participates in effective Patient Satisfaction Programs.
  4. Develops for approval realistic annual department goals with input from personnel.
  5. Attains annual department goals.
  6. Evaluates effectiveness of department goals and submits report on a timely basis.
  7. Develops and obtains approval for realistic budgets on a timely basis.

Required Education, Experience, Licensure/Certification, and/or skills

  • Current licensed RN in the State of Illinois.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing or Business or in the process of getting a Bachelors Degree within the next five (5) years.
  • Extensive knowledge and skills of surgical procedures and equipment; and critical care.
  • Extensive knowledge of high risk obstetrics and neonatal emergencies.
  • Maintain current state of the art professional/technical skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates OSF leadership competencies.
  • Demonstrates ability to function in accordance with the OSF HealthCare System Mission and Values.
  • Is a self-starter while being able to function effectively as a team member.
  • Provides sound management skills to direct the departmental functions and is responsible for the financial administration of the department’s resources.

Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure/Certification

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in managing a nursing department that includes planning and budgeting.
  • Masters degree in nursing or business or working toward a Masters degree.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of current progressive nursing experience in surgery and critical care.

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to the CNO.
  • Provides functional supervision of assigned staff.
Contact Information:
Tina Roberts, President
588 Sutter Street, Suite 349
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 770-1200
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