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Director Surgical Services RN - Largo, FL
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Largo, FL
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Largo, FL
Permanent Position

Largo Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited, 455-bed statutory teaching hospital serving the community from three campuses. The hospital provides Behavioral Healthcare, Breast Healthcare at the Florida Breast Institute, Cardiovascular Services, Clinical Research, Emergency Care at three campuses, Hepatobiliary Care at The Hepatobiliary Center, an H2U Health and Wellness Program, Imaging and Diagnostic Services, Knee and Hip Care at the Florida Orthopedic Pavilion, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Spine and Neurological Care at the Florida Spine & Neuro Center, Surgical Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery at the Florida Bariatric Centers, transplant and organ donation services at the Transplant Institute of Florida and Wound Care with Hyperbaric Medicine. Largo Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education program is the West Coast Academic Center for NOVA Southeastern University and is affiliated with the USF Morsani College of Medicine.


The Director of 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:

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

Qualifications

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

General Comments

  • Must be RN, BSN
  • Must have STRONG 3+ years Dir level Surgical Services experience
  • OR’s – 12, 4 endo suites
  • FTE’s – 80-90

Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Nurse Management
3 - 6100%
Surgical Nursing
Any100%
BSN
Any75%
Nursing
Any75%
Operating Room
Any75%
Registered Nurse
Any75%
Utilization Review
Any75%
Cardiovascular
Any25%
Clinical Research
Any25%
Compliance
Any25%
Orthopedic
Any25%
Perioperative
Any25%
spine
Any25%