Director of Surgical Services job opening located in Missouri.
The Director of Surgical Services is part of the hospital administrative team and assists with the organization, direction, management and evaluation of patient care services for the Surgical Service areas.
- Responsible for the clinical, operational and financial management of the Surgical Services departments.
- Budgetary or fiscal accountability and is responsible 24 hours a day for the ongoing effective operation of units.
- Oversees the unit’s operation to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of care and to maximize patient, physician, and employee satisfaction.
- Frequent contact with employees, physicians, customers, community individuals and volunteers.
- Develop and review monitoring activities related to the quality of nursing care provided.
- Ensure compliance with all regulatory and accrediting agencies.
- Must have strong knowledge of all aspects of Perioperative Services and other areas as applicable, such as Operating Room, Endoscopy, PACU, and/or Central Sterile Processing.
- Performs responsibilities in accordance with hospital goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
- Minimum of five (5) years of previous clinical leadership experience in a Surgical Services setting required
- Minimum of five (5) years progressive management experience preferred
- 2-3 years supervisory/management experience required
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
- Master’s Degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field highly preferred
Certifications / Licensure:
- Current State Registered Nurse (RN) License and/or other licensure as applicable.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification (PALS) preferred
- Must be able to work under deadlines and utilize independent decision making skills in a wide variety of situations
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to manage and inspire a team
- Computer skills
Competitive Salary Range!
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