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Job Title: Director Surgical Services

Company: St Anthony Community Hospital

City/State: Warwick, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Operating Room

Position: Full Time

Hours: monday -friday

Shift: Day

Req #: 22100

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Director of Surgical Services is responsible for directing resources (people, financial, material and equipment) to meet the established goals and objectives of the perioperative team. This position establishes operating priorities to ensure activities support the system’s strategic plan while maintaining fiscal responsibility. In addition, the Director collaborates and implements the necessary action plans to accomplish the duties and responsibilities throughout the system.

Responsibilities:

Develops and recommends short and long-term goals for surgical services and formulates a plan of resources and timelines to achieve goals. Manages, directs and coordinates the operation of the department assuring maximum utilization of available resources. Interviews, hires, and trains departmental personnel to ensure educational competency. Develops overall staffing patterns for the department according to benchmarks and environmental factors. Distributes interdepartmental and intradepartmental communications. Develops various departmental and system reports as requested. Ensures high quality services by working with physician specialists including surgeons, anesthesiologists, radiologists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists and oncologists. Investigates and studies trends to develop new procedures applicable to the department. Evaluates and makes recommendations for capital purchases of operating room equipment in conjunction with physicians’ input. Prepares project scope, financial forecast, volume projections and capital expenses for any new project within the hospital or system. Markets and develops strategies to improve volume and increase business. Provides information and input to formulate recommendations into the development of patient charges and surgical services. Serves as an administrative resource person for specific projects and demographic data necessary to prepare CONs, special projects, etc. Establishes departmental objectives and annual budget in collaboration with physicians, the VP/Hospital Administrator, and Fiscal Services staff. Reviews objectives monthly to ensure attainment and justifies expenditures. Completes budget variance reports and delineates reasons for variances. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements:

Experience:

Five to seven years of leadership experience within Perioperative Services emphasizing planning and directing. Previous experience in surgical services dealing with activities of a complex nature that include developing budgets, monitoring goals and supervising a large number of technical, clinical and clerical employees.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required. Master’s degree in business management, healthcare administration or equivalent is preferred.

Licenses / Certifications:

Must be a Registered Nurse licensed to practice in New York State. BLS required and CNOR preferred.

Other:

If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, the use of personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies pertaining to infection control.