HCA Healthcare is a comprehensive healthcare network where 280,000 people across more than 2,000 care facilities are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. It’s an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and gives colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of HCA Healthcare we’re connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. What matters most to our diverse and talented colleagues is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment program, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
At HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center, our mission is to meet the health needs and expectations of the patients and communities that we serve. Our comprehensive medical specialties are here to offer individualized care to every individual that walks through our doors. Our hospital is located in the heart of central Houston, adjacent to the Medical Center and Museum District, and provides quality care for the greater Houston area.
Our emergency room is an 18-bed facility that is open 24/7. Our emergency room physicians, nurses and staff are trained to provide exceptional care in emergency, life-threatening situations. We also offer two intensive care units: surgical intensive care unit (SICU) and medical intensive care unit (MICU). These units are available to provide expert care for our most critical patients.
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: Service
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.
Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.
Promotes cooperation/collaboration with other departments, medical staff, auxiliary, and community agencies to facilitate optimum patient care.
Seeks 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 organization’s financial resources.
Advances the growth agenda for Surgical Services.
Promotes service line growth through building strategic relationships with medical staff and medical staff office.
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 external networks.
Partners with Physicians and Provider Relations team to grow and sustain business.
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:
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 require
Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
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
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!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Internal Number: 26925-126594
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.