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Director of Surgical Services

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  • Posted:11th January, 2024
  • Sector:Other
  • Location:Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
  • Job Ref:17171
  • Salary:Base $126,000 - $155,000 + Relocation Expenses
The Director of Surgical Services is a key leadership position responsible for directing the activities and resources of the surgical services department to achieve both departmental and organizational objectives. This role requires a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills and extensive experience in managing surgical services in a critical care hospital setting.

As the Director of Surgical Services, you will lead and coordinate the activities of the surgical services department, ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient care. This role requires the skills of an experienced Registered Nurse, combined with strategic and operational leadership capabilities.

Departmental Leadership
  • Direct and oversee the daily operations of 9 OR and 2 Endo Suites in the main hospital, as well as 4 OR and 2 Endo Suites at the outpatient surgery center.
  • Manage and lead a team of 3 Managers within the department.
  • Total full-time equivalents (FTEs) supervised: 60 in the main hospital and 25 in the outpatient surgery center.

Procedural Oversight
  • Ensure the efficient and effective utilization of resources to meet the surgical services department's goals and objectives.
  • Oversee a total of 4346 procedures annually (as of 2022), monitoring and improving processes to enhance patient outcomes and satisfaction.

Regulatory Compliance:
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, standards, and policies related to surgical services.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and adherence to best practices in surgical care.

  • Collaborate with other department leaders and healthcare professionals to optimize patient care pathways.
  • Foster interdisciplinary communication and teamwork to enhance the overall patient experience.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field.
  • ACLS certification required upon hire.
  • Arizona State Registered RN License.
  • 5 years of experience managing 15 or more operating room (OR) suites.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Director of Surgical Services in a critical care hospital.
  • 5 or more years of experience in upper management within a critical care hospital.

This position offers a unique opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual to contribute to the success of the surgical services department within a critical care hospital setting. The Director of Surgical Services will play a vital role in ensuring the delivery of exceptional patient care while maintaining operational efficiency and compliance with regulatory standards.

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