Associate Director of Surgical Services

  • HCA
  • Wichita, KS, USA
  • Apr 19, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 00323-17956


No Weekends

One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommended care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13-state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Woodlawn ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist Church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Woodlawn Hospital and ER, WESLEYCare Clinics and the Pediatric Center of Kansas.

Position Summary: The Associate Director of Surgical Services provides leadership through planning, organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the care provided for patients in the Surgical Services area including Surgery, Pre-Op, Post-Op, Outpatient and Endoscopy. Responsibilities include fiscal, human resource, risk management and operational functions. The Associate Director contributes to strategic planning and program development and maintains 24 hour accountability. The Associate Director performs delegated duties and functions within the philosophy and overall scope of responsibility. The Associate Director displays positive support for the values and mission of Wesley Medical Center. The Associate Director reports up to the VP of Surgical Services.

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification
Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy

Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification
Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR) verification course, as specified in policy

Required Education or Experience
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (enrolled in program within 6 months upon hire)
Two - Five years supervisory experience
Five years Operating Room Clinical Nursing Experience

Preferred Education or Experience
Master's degree in Nursing or related

Required Knowledge and Skills
Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant othersDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Possess personal computer skills
Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize
Possess problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Last Edited: 11/30/2017