Director of Surgical Services

Destin, FL US

Job ID: 2114 Position Type: Director of Nursing Jobs
Hospital in Destin, FL is seeking a Director of Surgical Services.

Generous Compensation, Sign on Bonus & Relocation being offered. Full-time No Weekends!

Director of Surgical Services Job Description:

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.

Director of Surgical Services Job Requirements/Qualifications:

Director of Surgical Services 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

Director of Surgical Services 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

Director of Surgical Services Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Personal Characteristics:
• Reference HCA LEADS

Major Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.

For more information, please contact:

Tim Johnson

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