HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Wound Care in San Jose, California

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. We are a recognized leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology, and innovative surgery techniques. Our recognition includes being the first of only five hospitals in the country to become a Stroke Certified Hospital, one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times, and a Santa Clara county designated STEMI receiving center. We have also been chosen by the members of the communities we serve as the “Bay Area’s Best Place to Have a Baby” and “Family Favorite Hospital” for over 10 years. Recognition from so many organizations demonstrates our dedication to quality health care for the people of Silicon Valley.

This position is responsible for implementation, ongoing management and strategic growth of the Wound Care Center and hyperbaric medicine program (both inpatient and outpatient). Oversee day to day program operations. Responsible for development and enforcement of policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care as well as the quality improvement programs for areas of responsibility. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines as set by federal, state, local and other agencies (i.e, Joint Commission, Medicare, CMS). Responsible for positive customer satisfaction results. Facilitates positive productive relationships with physicians. Develop the capital and operating budgets and ensure operations run within budgetary guidelines. Ensure areas of responsibility are appropriately staffed by hiring and retaining competent staff. Responsible for maintaining acceptable turnover in areas of responsibility. Responsible for positive employee engagement and appropriate communication with staff. Responsible for maintaining a collaborative and consultative client relationships, program integration within the hospital organization and effective working relationships within the company and internal and external to the hospital.

The director oversees the delivery of patient care services given by wound care nurses and other wound care clinical assistants and may also provide patient assessment, as well as development, implementation, and coordination of the patients’ plan of care, including the medical treatment plan, and the evaluation of the patient treatment. Assists in the evaluation of new wound care products and ensures that clinical supplies are utilized appropriately.

Minimum licensure required: Current California Registered Nurse licensure Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider Course.

Minimum education required: BA/BS required; MA/MS preferred.

Minimum experience required: * 3-5 Years Managerial Experience or equivalent. * Two years of experience in an acute care setting, with experience in nursing assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care with wound care and hyperbaric experience strongly preferred. * Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system. * Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language. * Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests. * Ability to resolve conflicts among staff and work collaboratively with department director, physicians and other members of the healthcare team * Ability to ensure operational efficiency, problem solve and make decisions, and exercise self-control and tolerate stress when dealing with multiple requests and/or conflicting demands from multiple customers.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director Wound Care

Location: California-San Jose-Good Samaritan Hospital

Requisition ID: 03360-21412