Director of Surgical Services
San Antonio, TX

Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Director of Surgical Services for a great opportunity in the San Antonio, TX area. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years of current experience working in an acute care hospital and have 3+ years of current experience working in a Surgical Services Unit.

Responsibilities of the Director of Surgical Services

  • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication
  • Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital-wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents
  • Advances the customer experience in Surgical Services
  • Responsible for department’s operational excellence by ensuring delivery of quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards
  • Coaches subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan, and documents their job performance
  • Enforces standards of care for surgical services and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance
  • Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements that would expand patient services
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing surgical services program that assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission

Requirements of the Director of Surgical Services

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing required
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation required
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred
  • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred
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