HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Surgical Services - Valley Regional Medical Center - Brownsville, TX in Brownsville TX, Texas

Position Summary The Director 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: Note: The following is a list of the essential functions of the job. Most positions can be described in 6-8 major responsibility areas. Combine minor or occasional duties in one last statement. Do not include a duty which occupies 5% or less of the target job’s time unless it is an essential part of the job.

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

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

Title: Director Surgical Services - Valley Regional Medical Center - Brownsville, TX

Location: Texas-Brownsville TX-Valley Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00187-4869