At Palms of Pasadena Hospital, a 307 licensed bed acute care facility, we’re committed to providing high-quality medical care in a friendly hospital environment. We offer a full range of services including Emergency, Surgical Services, Orthopedics, Surgical Weight Management, Wound Care, Diagnostics, and Physical Rehabilitation. Our medical staff includes skilled, board-certified physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties. You’ll find the desire to help others in the hearts and minds of our caring and experienced nurses, medical technicians and support staff.
Palms of Pasadena Hospital is equipped with some of the most advanced medical technology available today. These tools help doctors diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions – faster – and with greater precision than ever before.At Palms of Pasadena Hospital, we want the patient experience to be as pleasant, convenient and comfortable as possible. Most importantly, we’re here to help you get well, get healthy, and get your life back to normal as quickly as possible.
The role of Director of Surgical Services 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.
What you will do in this role:
You will accurately identify real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication
You will actively participate in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents
You will advance the customer experience in Surgical Services
You will coach subordinates through providing feedback, constructive critique of work, facilitates individual development plan, and documents their job performance
You will adhere to all Human Resource policies
You will effectively communicate departmental, organization and industry information to staff
You will facilitate evidence based employee engagement practices
You will effectively build strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals
You will participate in employee and patient rounding and identify and mentor potential future leaders
You will enforce standards of care for surgical services and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance
You will develop, implement, and evaluate an ongoing surgical services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission
You will monitor compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy, environmental, patient, and personnel safety
You will oversee a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.
You will be responsible for department’s operational excellence by ensuring delivery of quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards
You will follow the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens
You will enforce safe procedural site and patient verification policy
You will monitor and respond to quality event reporting
You will support new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services
You will develop, prioritize and defend capital equipment requests
You will be responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources
You will advance the growth agenda for Surgical Services
You will strives to become the OR of Choice for physicians, patients, staff, and payers in the community they serve
You will demonstrate a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community
You will develop and build strategic internal and external networks
You will promote consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service
You will practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
You will perform other duties as assigned
What qualifications you will need:
Bachelor's degree in nursing required
Master's degree in Nursing, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or a related field preferred
3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
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: 26536-3908
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.