Director of Surgical Services

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About PeaceHealth
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing-The Spirit of PeaceHealth.
Surgery Administration RB (7081)
PeaceHealth has an exciting opportunity to join the Surgery Administration team as the Director of Surgical Services.
This position is responsible for providing operational leadership and for planning, developing and directing patient care programs and related capital projects for assigned departments.
Provides leadership for operational effectiveness, clinical excellence and personnel management. Supervises staff for assigned services and programs.
Creates and monitors infrastructure, systems, processes and standards to achieve desired outcomes in collaboration with medical directors, department chairs and medical staff.
Fiscal and business planning that promotes revenue enhancements and cost efficiency. Develop, implement and monitor operating and capital budgets. Accountable for meeting budgetary and operational targets.
Develop strategic and long-range plans and policies for the effective implementation and operation of specific patient care programs and associated activities.
Directs recruitment, training and evaluation of personnel.
Lead continuous improvement efforts that promote clinical excellence, revenue enhancement and cost efficiency. Establishing and maintain collaborative relationships with physicians, department managers, staff and customer that lead to measurable improvement in patient care outcomes, efficiency and customer service.
Develop clinical processes that assure patient safety. Accountable for knowledge of and achieving or exceeding national benchmark and patient safety goals for scope of accountability.
Ensure regulatory compliance for all areas of responsibility.
Monitor, communicate, and work to improve patient, physician and staff satisfaction.
Plan, develop, implement and evaluate new patient care programs and practice models including identification of clinical objectives, capital and other resource requirements, expected operating revenues and expenses, allocation of space and organization of program personnel and other operation components.
Performs other duties as assigned.
BSN or MSN required.
Master's degree in related field preferred.
Five years of experience in acute clinical nursing required, with two years minimum in OR preferred.
Three years progressively responsible healthcare management experience required.
Demonstrated experience in developing successful working relationships at all levels of the organization
Current Oregon RN licensure required.
Nursing specialty certification preferred.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required.
Other skills:
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong leadership and mentoring skills
Ability to function within and enhance a supportive team approach with patients, staff, families, caregivers, community providers and agencies
Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications
SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category
: Management/Executives
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Work Type:
Full Time
Salary range starts at
: $45.05
Required Certifications/Licensure
: Registered Nurse - Oregon
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Springfield, OR -- Management/Executives -- Full Time -- HOSPITAL ADMIN
Company Description:
As the premiere health care system in the Northwest, consistent with our mission and heritage, PeaceHealth is known for a healing culture that is patient-centered and family friendly. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family. Join our team of caregivers who serve patients and their families to provide healing care for the mind, body and spirit.

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