The position will be leading Perioperative Services for The Ohio State University Hospital and The Ross Heart Hospital, which covers 31 operating rooms and about 20,000 completed cases annually, as well as Endoscopy.
The Senior Director of Nursing leads a team that includes Associate Directors, Nurse Managers and Assistant Nurse Managers while collaborating with physicians, leaders, clinical specialists, educators and consultants. With oversight of multiple perioperative departments across hospitals and the endoscopy department in University Hospital, the Senior Director of Nursing establishes an environment that supports the professional practice of nursing as essential and integral to patient care. The Senior Nursing Director serves as a triad partner to the perioperative medical director, ACNO, surgical services and operations administrator at OSU University Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital, Same Day Surgery and Endoscopy in University Hospital, perioperative services to achieve the highest performance of the perioperative areas of responsibility, establishing the culture for evidence-based, collaborative clinical care, and outcomes driven patient experiences. In addition, the Senior Director of Nursing assumes responsibility for determining the vision and direction for the respective area/department(s) with a span of oversight of over 250 FTEs, determining the strategic and operational plans to support the vision of the department and the Health System.
The Senior Director of Nursing is a role model for transformational leadership and is responsible for managing the operations, evaluating manager and employee performance, demonstrating customer satisfaction (internal and external), and strategic and operational planning and program development. The senior director serves as a leader and mentor both within the department and throughout the organization. The Senior Director is responsible for: integrating the department’s services with Medical Center primary functions; coordinating and integrating services within the department and with other departments; develop and implement policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of the department’s services; recommend a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide the department’s services; continuously assess and improve the department’s performance; maintain appropriate quality control programs; provide for orientation, professional development, in-service training, and continuing education of all persons in the department; recommend sufficient space and other resources required by the department; participate in the selection of outside services when necessary; and ensure compliance with appropriate patient care and business practices.
Minimum Qualifications For Hire: Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required. Master’s degree in health care related field required, Master’s degree in nursing preferred. Current Ohio License required. Seven to ten years progressive Administrative/Management experience is required. Previous administrative experience in relevant care setting preferred. Professional certification in Nursing Administration or clinical practice is desired with an expectation of attainment within one year of hire.
Internal Number: R8961
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