Kendall Regional Medical Center is a 417-bed, full-service hospital providing the residents of Miami-Dade County with 24-hour comprehensive medical, trauma, surgical, behavioral health and diagnostic services, along with a wide range of patient and community services. Kendall Regional Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including HealthGrades Top 250 Best Hospitals Top 5% in the Nation for Clinical Quality, Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals and by the Joint Commission as a "Top Performer" on key quality measures.
The Director 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.
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.
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
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 departments 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
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 organizations financial resources.
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
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
Education & Experience:
Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field
3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing.
3+ years of experience in a leadership role
Or equivalent combination of education and/or experienc
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.
Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)
Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Personal Characteristics:
Reference HCA LEADS