Nursing Director, Procedural Services

Uconn Dental School   •  

Farmington, CT

Industry: Education.


8 - 10 years

Posted 469 days ago

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Specialty Requirements:

The Nursing Director, Procedural Services must have proven experience in a role of Nursing Director within an inpatient operating suite, same day surgery center and specialty procedural centers and/or obstetrical services.


Minimum Requirements:

Previous experience working as a full time Nursing Director within a perioperative setting.  

Principal duties and Accountabilities:

Operational Performance

  • Serves as a liaison with the senior team in planning strategic goals and objectives, implementation and evaluation of operations and outcomes of the responsible departments.

  • Conducts regularly scheduled meetings with the departmental Physician Leaders and Nurse Managers to address goals and objectives, operational performance metrics, improvement strategies and staff concerns

  • Ensure the safe and compliant development and maintenance of objectives, policies and procedures to ensure the efficient operation of the responsible departments

  • Assures the departmental goals and objectives are established to ensure the institutional and nursing mission, vision and goals are met.

  • Ensures adequate staffing coverage in accordance with established productivity measures based on patient population needs.

  • Ensures accountability in the provision of support services essential to each department’s provision of patient care.

  • Strives to streamline operations and effectively apply new concepts and techniques for positive outcomes

  • Identifies and implements measure to achieve evidence based outcomes and organizational goals for areas of responsibility.


Financial Performance

  • Develops and oversees the preparation and monitoring of the responsible department’s annual personnel, supply and equipment budgets.

  • Develops, oversees and monitors all departmental performance metrics.

  • Monitors budgetary variances and progress in budget performance and makes necessary adjustments as needed.

  • Employee Investment – Human Resources

  • Hires, educates, mentors, and evaluates responsible department managers. Educates managers in new and existing departmental procedures and systems.

  • Makes recommendations and provides opportunities for growth and development of personnel and arranges for appropriate education and training.

  • Ensures succession planning for own role as well as management roles within departments of responsibility.

  • Promotes a level of professionalism, which motivates academic pursuit and continuing education on the part of the staff by establishing and meeting departmental based educational goals.

  • Creates and maintains a supportive, continual learning environment for all staff, and students.

  • Ensures annual performance evaluation of staff are completed timely.

  • Responds in a timely fashion to staff concerns and functions proactively to maintain staff satisfaction.

  • Works with human resources and department managers to counsel, discipline and terminate staff, as needed.

  • Ensures departmental metrics and goals are maintained and outcomes are measured and support organizational and nursing mission, vision and goals.

  • Demonstrates self-development and keeps current in a variety of clinical management and health care topics by participation on a national and local level in professional associations.


Quality – Standards Compliance

  • Assures continual compliance of responsible departments with all The Joint Commission, Department of Public Health, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Public Health Law, HIPAA, Corporate Compliance, institutional and departmental rules and regulations and makes certain these are properly addressed in policy and procedure.

  • Collaborates with the Chief Nursing Officer and others as applicable to establish patient care standards and evaluates overall compliance

  • Identifies quality bench marks utilizing regional and national data to monitor programmatic quality and identifies opportunities for improvement

  • Supports and encourages research endeavors and activities within departments

  • Ensures that a safe and caring environment is maintained for patients that is conducive to positive health teaching and maintenance; patient and family expectations of care; and develops mechanisms to assess same.

  • Fosters and implements programs within the departments that support cultural diversity.