HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director of Surgical Services - San Jose, CA in San Jose, California

Facility:Good Samaritan Hospital

Location:San Jose, CA

Position Summary:

This position oversees the operations of Surgical Services. Plans, directs and coordinates all operational activities for areas of responsibility. Develops policies and procedures as well as the quality improvement programs for areas of responsibility. Develops the capital and operating budgets in areas of responsibility. Ensures areas of responsibility are appropriately staffed by hiring and retaining competent staff. As a member of Good Samaritan Hospital's management team makes a significant contribution to the public's perception of the hospital. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Responsible for development and enforcement of policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care. Responsible for ensuring adequate Human Resources are available in areas of responsibility. Responsible for maintaining acceptable turnover in areas of responsibility. Ensures operations run within budgetary guidelines. Responsible for positive employee engagement and appropriate communication with staff. Responsible for quality and performance improvement activities in department and multidisciplinary. Responsible for positive customer satisfaction results. responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines as set by federal, state, local and other agencies (i.e, JCAHO, Medicare, CMS). Facilitates positive productive relationships with physicians.

Scope of work:

The Director of Surgical Services will have 5 director reports and 180 indirect reports, all in surgical services. We have 14 Operation Rooms and do 25-30 cases per day. Our hospital covers everything but Transplant and Burns, and are keenly focused on outcomes and patient satisfaction.

This is a very fast paced OR and carries a lot of responsibility. Our annual ED volume is 60,000 per year and we carry a census of 220 per day.

Awards and Accreditations: * The Joint Commission Top Performer Hospital on Key Quality Measures™ * ASMBS Accredited Bariatric Surgery Program & Designated Center of Excellence * Joint Commission Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center and AHA/ ASA Gold Award recipient for comprehensive stroke services * American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer Accredited Comprehensive Community Cancer Center * One of only 10 hospitals in the nation to receive the ACoS Outstanding Achievement Award for four consecutive cycles * Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care Accredited Chest Pain Center with AFib Certification * County of Santa Clara designated STEMI receiving center * Accredited Level III NICU with pediatric surgery specialization * CARF-Accredited Inpatient Rehab with special accreditation for stroke care * Bay Area Parent Magazine Hall of Fame: Best Place to Have a Baby and Family Favorite #LI-EXEC

Job Requirements:

  • BSN
  • CA Nursing license, or be able to obtain one
  • BCLS Certification
  • 3-5 years of progressive hospital/nursing management experience
  • Master’s Degree is preferred
  • CNOR preferred

Title: Director of Surgical Services - San Jose, CA

Location: California-San Jose-Good Samaritan Hospital

Requisition ID: 03360-14725