HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Surgical Services - West Houston Medical Center - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas

TheDirector Surgical Services Departmentleads 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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Education & 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

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

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director Surgical Services - West Houston Medical Center - Houston, TX

Location: Texas-Houston-West Houston Medical Center - Houston

Requisition ID: 00417-84234