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RN Director of Surgical Services, Nursing DON

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Job ID: KMC313182 Job Type: Nurse Leadership Opportunities
 
 
Highly regarded Health System is seeking a Director of Surgical Services to join our team! This is a full time position located in Blacksburg, VA.
 
 
 
Position Information: Full-time, No Weekends

 

The Director 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 rounding, Identifies 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.

 

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

 

JOB# KC452

 

 

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Kristin Campbell
Healthcare Recruiter

Hello! Thanks for checking out my job openings. I specialize in recruiting and placing healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions nationwide. I work with top hospitals/clients on Physician, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapy, Nurses, Nurse Leadership, Laboratory, and other Allied Health Recruitment. I look forward to placing you into a long term satisfying career!

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