HCA, a Fortune 100 company with more than 250,000 employees, is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, operating over 180 locally managed hospitals and over 120 freestanding surgery centers in 19 states and the United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, HCA created a new model for hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, deliver patient-focused care and improve the practice of medicine. HCA is a learning healthcare system that uses more than 27 million annual patient encounters to advance science, improve patient care and save lives. HCA has been named one of the world's most ethical companies for eight years in a row. At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life.
Tulane Medical Center is an award-winning hospital and ER in New Orleans and offers advanced medical care in the Jefferson and Orleans parishes. The emergency room (ER) is within walking distance of the French Quarter, with fast average ER wait times.
The Director of 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 rounding • 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.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
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Education & Experience – Required
3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing. •3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing.
Education & Experience - Preferred
•Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field •3+ years of experience in a leadership role
Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
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)
Internal Number: 02560-17863
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 163 hospitals and 109 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 199,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Richard M. Bracken serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA, and R. Milton Johnson is the company’s President and Chief Financial Officer.HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and ...to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.