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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.