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Director of Surgical Services

Fredericksburg, VA · Healthcare
Position:   Director of Surgical Services (Registered Nurse)
Position Type:   Full-time, permanent position
Location:  Fredericksburg, VA
Salary:  Competitive salary - Based on experience
Annual Bonus: Yes
Relocation Assistance:   Yes
Benefits:  Yes - Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401-K with company match, Stock, Tuition Reimbursement, Loan Forgiveness, Adoption Assistance, Financial Fitness Program with a Certified Financial Planner…and much more!
Facility Type:  133-Bed Acute Care Community Hospital
Department:   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.
Responsibilities
Service
  • 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.
People
  • 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.
Quality
  • 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
Finance
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.
Growth
  • 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
Community
  • 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.
EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program, Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Required. 
  • Masters’ Degree, MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field, Preferred
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • RN License (active/unencumbered)
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR), Preferred
  • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM), Preferred
EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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
WHY WORK FOR US?
 
Together, we believe our success is dependent on an environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture.
 
We offer: 
  • Security and stability from working with America’s leading healthcare provider! 
  • Unmatched potential for a variety, flexibility and career growth.
  • Industry Leading Clinical Training and Professional Academy- Emerging Nurse Leaders  
  • The joy of teaming with people who share your passion for the care and improvement of human life.
 
 
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