Director of Surgical Services
Roanoke, VA US
Director of Surgical Services Position Summary :
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 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.
• Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.
• Effectively builds strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals.
• 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.
• Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services.
• Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources.
Director of Surgical Services Job Qualifications:
•Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field
•3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing.
•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.
•Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)
•Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM)
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