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Director, Surgical Services

San Jose, CA, USA | HealthTrust Purchasing Group

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Biotech/R&D/Science
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Job Description:
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We can offer you a benefits package that will best suit your family’s needs. You can choose from a variety of medical coverage plans that best your lifestyle. You also have the option to enroll in additional perks such as our matching 401k, medical and childcare flex spending accounts, life insurance, tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.


Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.


HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Director of Surgical Services to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!


Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Good Samaritan is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques.


The Director of Surgical Services Department 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.


Major Responsibilities:


Service

• 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.


People

• Coaches subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance.


• Adheres to all Human Resource policies.


• Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.


• Facilitates evidence based employee engagement practices.


• Effectively builds strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals.


• Participate in employee and patient roundingIdentifies and mentor potential future leaders


Quality

• 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 which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital 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.


• Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.


• Enforces safe procedural site and patient verification policy


• Monitors and responds to quality event reporting


Finance

• Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services.


• Develops, prioritizes and defends a capital equipment requests.


• Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources.


Growth

• Advances the growth agenda for Surgical Services.


• Strives to become the OR of Choice for physicians, patients, staff, and payers in the community they serve


Community

• Demonstrates a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community.


• Develops and builds strategic internal and external networks.


Supports HCA by:

• Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service


• Practicing and adhering to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”


• Performing other duties as assigned


If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Qualifications


Education & Experience:

•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


Licenses, Certifications, & Training:

•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


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Personal Characteristics:

• Reference HCA LEADS


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