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Director Surgical Services

Company: HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time
HCA Healthcare is a comprehensive healthcare network where 280,000 people across more than 2,000 care facilities are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. It's an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and gives colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of HCA Healthcare we're connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. What matters most to our diverse and talented colleagues is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.

We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment program, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Compressive Stroke Center.

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:

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 roundingIdentifies and mentor potential future leaders
                    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.

                                                  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

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                                                        surgicalservicesleadershipQualificationsEducation & Experience:

                                                        • Bachelor's degree required

                                                          • Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred

                                                            • 3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing required

                                                              • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred
                                                                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 required

                                                                  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred

                                                                    • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred
                                                                      If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.NoticeOur Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital, Fort Pierce , Director Surgical Services, Executive , Fort Pierce, Florida

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