Under general direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Senior Director in collaboration with Physician Chair of Surgery leads the perioperative service line for the Medical Center. He/She has 24/7 operational responsibility and administrative oversight for OR?s, PACU, PAT, SDC, GI/Endoscopy, Central Sterile Service across both campuses. He/She directs and evaluates the clinical, administrative, and educational activities of personnel on assigned unit for all shifts. Participates in the development of goals, policies, procedures, and budgets for the service line and. Ensures appropriate staffing, supplies, and equipment. Ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patients in the following age groups: All ages, Neonate; Infancy; Toddler; Preschool; School age; Adolescent; Adult; Geriatric.
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PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Develops goals and plans for service line in relation to Medical Center vision and goals. Formulates policies and procedures for the department and secures appropriate approvals for implementation. Ensures efficient work flow, delineation of duties/responsibilities, efficient staffing patterns, appropriate supervision, and effective communication to staff and other departments. Participates in and supports the development of nursing care practice models for improved patient care. Evaluates the quality of patient care provided in collaboration with other members of the QI Committee and medical staff. Recommends and takes action to improve services when necessary. Resolves routine operational problems/issues. Participates in resolving operational concerns. Hires, evaluates, develops, disciplines, and discharges personnel, delegating such matters to supervisory personnel as appropriate. Plans staffing patterns. Assumes duties of subordinate personnel as needed. Communicates clinical, employment, administrative, and Hospital information to staff. Conducts staff meetings. Provides in-service training as necessary, and supports the teaching and learning process in the clinical setting. 2. Develops and secures approvals for a coordinated budget in the areas of responsibility. Monitors expenditures and ensures adherence to approved budget.
Evaluates and recommends new equipment, techniques, and supplies. Coordinates equipment purchases, including capital items. 3. Facilitates the design and establishment of appropriate management control procedures for areas of responsibility. Prepares and maintains records, schedules, recurring and special reports, and analyses. Facilitates goal attainment for unit and takes or recommends corrective action as necessary. 5. Participates in planning of new or enhanced programs/services, including clinical, administrative, educational, and physical facilities issues. Coordinates development of standards and educational programs. Participates on various Medical Center and Tenet counsels/ committees, task forces as appropriate/required. 6. Works collaboratively with members of the departments of anesthesia and surgery in developing policies, processes and procedures which enhance overall quality, efficiency, effectiveness, and satisfaction.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:1. The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a Master?s Degree in nursing. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts. 2. A minimum of five to seven years of progressively more responsibleexperience in nursing, including at least two years of management experience. SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required] Licensed Registered Nurse Master's DegreeExperience in Surgical Services
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $190,000.00 /year