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.
Portsmouth Regional Hospital is a 220-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH offering a range of services, including emergency care, mental health, weight loss treatment and pregnancy and birth services. In addition, Portsmouth Hospital provides physical therapy and heart and vascular care.
Portsmouth Regional serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is also one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction.
The Administrative Director of Surgical Services has a strategic focus to provide outstanding patient service, grow the service line, develop leadership, and manage resources. They are responsible for maintaining strong physician and administration relationships. They are able to function at a high level business acumen. Major Responsibilities:
• Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents. • Advances the patient experience agenda in Surgical Services. • Coaches immediate 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. • Utilizes talent review data for pipeline development. • Fosters strategic career advancement for perioperative services leaders. • Sets strategic vision and goals for departments. • Defines 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 for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety. • Oversees a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care. • Is responsible for department’s operational excellence; ensures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required • Master’s degree Nursing or Administration required • 3+ years of experience in leadership role required • 3+ years of experience in of experience in surgical services required
Licenses, Certifications, & Training: • Currently licensed or eligible as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation required • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred
Internal Number: 00147-10393
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.