Nurse Director of Surgical Services
Northern, UT area
Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Nurse Director of Surgical Services for a great opportunity in the Northern, UT area. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years of current experience working in an acute care hospital and 3+ years of experience working in a Surgical Department in a leadership role.
Responsibilities of the Nurse Director of Surgical Services
- The Director of the Surgical Services Department leads the perioperative team by focusing on safe patient care while effectively managing operations
- 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
- 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.
- Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing surgical services program that assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital's mission.
- Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and hospital policy, environmental, patient, and personnel safety
- Oversees a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.
- Responsible for department’s operational excellence by ensuring delivery of quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards.
- Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements that would expand patient services
- Strives to become the OR of Choice for physicians, patients, staff, and payers in the community they serve
- Demonstrates a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community
Requirements of the Nurse Director of Surgical Services
- 3 years' experience in Surgical Services nurse management leadership required
- 5 years' experience in Surgical Services nursing required
- BSN required
- MSN preferred
- Current RN
- Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred
- Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred