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Director, Surgical Services

Company: Eastern Connecticut Health Network, Inc.
Location: Manchester
Posted on: November 13, 2021

Job Description:

Director, Surgical ServicesEastern Connecticut Health Network. 3.1 - Manchester, CT 06040. POSITION SUMMARY:. The Director of Surgical Services is responsible for twenty-four hour leadership of assigned patient care units and service line operations for the overall assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient care and service line outcomes. Leads the mission and vision of patient care services in assigned areas, oversees clinical management, patient care, operations, financial management, quality management and care management meeting expected outcomes and targets. Fosters collaboration in work group, with peers and physician to ensure the provision of quality care in the ECHN environment. Strong communication skills and ability to provide strong operational leadership to the section (i.e. patient flow, quality, patient experience, budgets, etc.). EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree, a Masters' degree or evidence of current enrollment in an accredited program is also preferred.. A current Registered Nurse license in the State of Connecticut is required, professional certification highly desirable.. EXPERIENCE:. Minimum of 5 years of nursing leadership experience.. Demonstrated skills in operations, leadership, communication and collaboration are essential.. COMPETENCIES:. Demonstrated competencies in standards and compliance, operational performance, clinical practice and patient care, leadership and unit management, leader development and collaborative relationships.. ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:. Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position. These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time.. Maintains current knowledge of professional standards of care which includes TJC, CMS, IHI, HCAPS, NDNQI, etc.. Utilizes creativity in developing quality performance improvement programs instructing direct reports in implementing and monitoring performance standards and targets.. Develops, prepares and monitors operational performance outcomes developing strategic staffing plans to ensure adequate staffing coverage in accordance with established productivity measures bases on nursing hours per patient day.. Ensures accountability in the provision of services in patient care creating a collaborative leadership environment that will promote compliance to nursing standards of practice and to the goals and objectives of service lines.. Analyzes results of patient and employee surveys from all reported areas and establishes a strategy to address survey information, conduct weekly or monthly meetings with direct reports and associated staff to keep direct reports focused on meeting the requirements of the provision of services.. Establishes service line metrics and goals to measure employee retention activities.. Promotes a level of professionalism and core values by all direct reports and associated employees. Uses collaborative approach in relationships to promote the development and sustainability of collegial relationships of mutual respect and support.. Location: Eastern Connecticut Health Network -- Surgical Services Administration. Schedule: Full-time, Day, 37.5. Thousands of employers search for candidates on Indeed. Yes. -. I plan to apply. -. No, I don't intend to apply

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