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St Anthony Regional Hospital Director of Perioperative Services in Carroll, Iowa

Director of Perioperative Services

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Posted Date:11/20/2020

Job Location:St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401Department:Surgery

Employment Type:Full-TimeJob Description

SUMMARY Position responsible for providing leadership, direction and support for one or more patient care departments, ensuring the delivery of quality care to patients; and for planning, implementing, reviewing and controlling the budget, staffing, and robust process improvement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Directs the day-to-day operations for assigned patient care departments, maintaining 24/7 operational responsibility and directing clinical and non-clinical staff.

Reviews and approves all new hires, establishes and controls standards for performance appraisals; works with clinical supervisors to identify staffing needs and provides for accordingly; coordinates training needs of staff with education department; remains available, accessible and visible to staff; recognizes staff’s achievements and accomplishments and provides ongoing feedback on performance.

Works with service line leaders and clinical supervisors to establish departmental scope of service, goals and strategic plan for the department; stays up-to-date on new developments in the field and incorporates such in the department’s scope of service; reviews departmental policies, procedures, and systems; conducts appropriate department promotional activities and participates in hospital market activities.

Monitors and directs all patient care activities.

Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.

Participates in a systematic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.

Ensures the revenue, expense, contribution margin and FTE’s meet or exceed budget; prepares and submits budget and related reports; forecasts and accurately projects expenses; takes corrective action to address negative variances; identifies and proposes capital budget items appropriately. Remains within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity, and quality of service.

Promotes physician input and communication; includes medical staff in planning new or revised policies, procedures and services; provides rapid response and follow-up to medical staff issues/concerns; seeks new ways to encourage new physicians to utilize hospital services.

Adheres to all regulatory and Iowa Board of Nursing requirements and standards.

Performs other duties assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.

Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.

Completes all other duties as assigned.

Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors by adhering to all St. Anthony Regional Hospital policies, procedures, and standards.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required;

Master’s degree preferred.

Five (5) years of progressive clinical experience in the area of responsibility.

Minimum of three (3) years of management experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, patients, families and the general public.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Licensed and currently registered as a professional nurse in the state of Iowa.

ACLS certification within six months of employment. PALS certification within six months of employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and blood borne pathogens. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of radiation. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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