At Doctor's Hopsital of Augusta, a 354 bed acute care facility, we are committed to providing the highest level of quality care easily accessible in an efficient and friendly manner. We understand you have many choices in the community for health care service and strive to instill the importance of customer service throughout all our patient care areas. You can be assured that Doctors Hospital is equipped with the most modern technology to assist your physician with diagnosing and treating your medical needs. Our primary focus is our patients' comfort, convenience and privacy. Our mission and values, as well as strong customer service philosophy guide our actions every day.
We’re leading the way in Augusta with procedures in robotic surgery, advanced orthopedic services, and emergency care that is second to none. But most importantly, we have expert physicians you can rely on, who are committed to excellent outcomes in a safe environment. Our commitment to those quality outcomes is evident in the recognition we’ve received. Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center. We were recently the first hospital in the area to be designated a Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Surgery. And we were one of 244 hospitals nationally to be named a top performer for Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. For two years in a row.
The Director of Surgery will over see the Burn Surgical Department by focusing on safe patient care while effectively managing operations. The Director of Surgery has 24/7 responsibility for their departments.
Major Responsibilities: Service
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 department’s 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 organization’s 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:
Bachelor's degree required
Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing required
3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred
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 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: 01417-13333
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.