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Director, Surgical Services

Company: WVU Hospitals
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Director, Surgical ServicesUnited Hospital Center. 3.5 - Bridgeport, WV. The Director. of Surgical Services is responsible for planning, organizing and directing of. the operations and staff (clinical and non-clinical) of the Operating. Department (Pre-Admission Testing, Outpatient Surgery, Endoscopy, Operating. Department, Post Anesthesia Care unit, Anesthesia and Central Sterile/Storeroom).. Maintains effective business relationships which promote the services of the. division. Participates in development activities while providing overall. direction and management, operational planning, administrative coordination. and implementation of programs and activities related to perioperative. services.. MINIMUM. QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:. 1.. Bachelors. Degree in Nursing. 2.. License. to Practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in West Virginia. EXPERIENCE:. 1.. Five years perioperative experience. 2.. Three years of management experience.. PREFERRED. QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:. 1.. Advanced. Degree in Nursing or Advanced Degree with Masters in healthcare related. field required.. 2.. CNOR certification preferred and. required after second year.. CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The. statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work. being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as. an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.. 1.. Develops. and sustains an environment in the patient care units that support excellence. and innovation in clinical nursing practice and patient care through. assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and standards that. support positive patient care outcomes.. 2.. Performs a. variety of staff management functions including the interviewing, hiring,. evaluating, counseling and terminating of assigned staff.. 3.. Facilities,. reviews and approves the budget for Perioperative Services, including. estimates of future personnel and equipment needs; ensures that the hospital. resources are optimally utilized through participating in strategic planning. and financial budget processes, and development of practices that achieve. specific objectives and resolution of unfavorable performance variances,. provides leadership and implements strategies to provide cost effective. quality care.. 4.. Provides. coaching, mentoring, support and consultation to managers, team leaders,. colleagues and staff; serves as role model in professional behavior and. leadership skills, problem-solving ability and interpersonal skills.. 5.. Delegates. authority and accountability to nursing staff for clinical nursing practice. and patient care decisions that is consistent with professional standards,. regulatory agencies, and organizational policies and procedures.. 6.. Identifies. patient and family needs of the population served; recommends and/or develops. new programs and services to meet those needs; assures that age specific. equipment, supplies and educational resources are available for assigned. units/services.. 7.. Collaborates. with Administration and physicians to identify future opportunities and. define the direction of Perioperative Services; develops, and implements. plans to achieve identified goals, including OR efficiency, productivity and. patient through put targets across perioperative continuum. 8.. Maintains. an ongoing department Quality Improvement Plan and process consistent with. the organizational Quality Management Plan; develops and implements unit. specific standards, policies and procedures that guide and support the. provision of care and services; continuously assesses and improves assigned. departments performance while enhancing service.. 9.. Reviews. appropriate financial reports and makes appropriate modifications in. Perioperative services to reduce cost associated supplies, staffing, service. agreements and/or identifies sound alternatives for purchasing equipment and. supplies.. 10.. Follows up. to ensure that complaints have been satisfactorily handled. Collaborates to. maintain a focus on providing excellent clinical services.. 11.. Maintains. professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, in-services,. current literature and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest. trends in fields of expertise; support and promoted education. 12.. Develops. the departmental budgets for OR, PACU, OPS, CS/Storeroom and Anesthesia with. input from each department and surgeons and analyzes data for variances from. budget. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The. physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met. by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities. to perform the essential functions.. 1.. Frequent. walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting,. grasping are necessary body movements utilized in performing duties through. the work shift. 2.. Must be. able to lift, move and position patients of all weights, with varying amounts. of assistance in a fair manner on a regular and recurring basis. 3.. Must be. able to read and write legibly in English.. 4.. Hearing. within normal range is required. (ie, to assess breath sounds, bowel sounds,. apical pulse, monitors, etc.). 5.. Visual. activity must be within normal range. 6.. Must be. able to perform heavy work: exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force. occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and or up to 20. pounds of force constantly to move objects. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work. environment characteristics described here are representative of those an. employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities. to perform the essential functions.. 1.. Exposure. to body fluids, human tissues, contagious diseases, sharps, and explosive. gases.. 2.. Exposure. to cleaning agents and disinfectants. 3.. Exposure. to toxic gas, fumes, and odors.. 4.. Exposure. to high stress and constant interruptions.. 5.. Exposure. to electrical current.. 6.. Exposure. to radiation from x-rays.. SKILLS AND ABILITIES:. 1.. Must have. the ability to perform concentrated and complex mental activity with frequent. involvement in complex and highly technical situations.. 2.. Must have. the ability to work successfully under highly stressful conditions, and must. be capable of adapting to varying workloads and work assignments on a. constant basis. 3.. Must have. the ability to make sound, independent judgments based on scientific. principles, and also be able to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary. team members in an appropriate fashion. 4.. Must have. the ability to comprehend and perform oral and written instructions and. procedures. 5.. Must have. effective reading and comprehension skills. 6.. Must have. strong communication skills, written and verbal. 7.. Must have. math skills to enable calculation of drug dosages and infusion rates. 8.. Must. possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills.. Statement of Understanding:. I fully. understand and accept all information presented on my job description, which includes. both general and specific duties and responsibilities.. Employee Name (print):. Employee Signature. Date:Date Reviewed/Revised: September 2021. Thousands of employers search for candidates on Indeed. Yes. -. I plan to apply. -. No, I don't intend to apply

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