Director Surgical Services - Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso, TX

  • HCA
  • El Paso, TX, USA
  • Aug 09, 2017

Job Description

Job Code: 01512-17798


No Weekends

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:

• 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 roundingIdentifies 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.

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


Education & Experience:
• Bachelor's degree

• 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

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.

• Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)

• Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Personal Characteristics:
• Reference HCA LEADS

Last Edited: 09/21/2017