Director Surgical Services
Company: Dignity Health
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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Surgical Services Job ID 2021-155961 Employment Type Full Time
Department Surgery Hours / Pay Period 80 Facility St Josephs
Medical Center Shift Day Standard Hours Exempt - Based upon
business need Work Schedule 8 Hour Location CA-STOCKTON Overview
St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word
"dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for,
showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St.
Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of
the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully
accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of
over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in
cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and
children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs
is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in
Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St.
Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by
local consumers. #RN-DH Responsibilities Job Summary: The incumbent
has accountability for the efficient, cost-effective organization
and direction of Surgical Services at St. Joseph's Medical Center.
This includes the Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit,
Surgery Open Heart (CVOR), Surgery Pre-Admit, and Central
Sterilization. The incumbent is accountable on a 24 hour basis for
the organization implementation, and evaluation of nursing care in
peri-operative services. The incumbent monitors and coordinates
pre-operative, intra-operative, and postoperative care to ensure
continuity and quality of patient care, serving as a liaison
between the medical and other clinical services that interface with
Peri-operative Services. The incumbent is accountable for observing
and evaluation direct and indirect care; providing opportunities
for professional development of the staff, and communication the
goals and objectives of the services. Additionally, this position
assures continuity of Surgical Services management and delivery of
patient care in a manner consistent with the Mission and Philosophy
of St. Joseph's Medical Center.
- Assures departmental competency and compliance to all
regulatory, accreditation and hospital standards of care.
- Prepares and justifies annual budgeting including, anticipates
realistic volume trends, maintains an effective staffing plan,
determines productive and non-productive expenditures, determines
and prioritizes capital expedites and determines non-labor expense
- Implements control in fiscal management of the department,
manages department budget within fiscal year approved targets,
explores and initiates revenue enhancement activitie.
- Maintains adequate staffing for daily needs reflecting cost
efficiency. Carries out corrective and/or disciplinary action as
necessary. Provides cross-training programs to utilize staff at
highest productive standards possible.
- Ensures control of office supplies and equipment with emphasis
on proper use, safety and cost containment.
- Develops, implements and monitors department safety management
programs which includes Workers' Compensation, patient safety and
written safety procedures specific to departmental hazards,
chemical hygiene, MSDS, accident investigation, safety training,
bi-annual inspections, and safety policy enforcement
- Works in collaboration with the Department Managers and
Directors to develop and implement integrated policies and
procedures. Ensures that standards and policies and procedures are
followed in daily practice.
- Maintains confidentiality of information deemed confidential
and takes steps to assure processes that protect confidentiality.
Reports, investigates, and completes correction plan within
required timelines. Monitors the effectiveness of correction
- Participates in activities that promote professional growth and
development and maintains current knowledge base in all areas of
- Participates in the planning, development and implementation of
organizational operational and strategic goals.
- Evaluates staff in a timely manner following hospital policy.
- Three (3) to five (5) years of current nursing management
experience, or a comparable combination of education and
- Current clinical knowledge and skill in a Surgical Services
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or related health care
- Current CA RN License
- Current BLS Card
- Ability to use microcomputers and/or shared-services computers.
- Masters' Degree Preferred Options Apply for this job online
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