Director Perioperative Services MedStar Ambulatory Services
Excellent opportunity to work in a state of the art ambulatory surgery center located in Washington DC! MedStar Surgery Center at Lafayette is seeking a Director of Perioperative Services with a strong leadership background and a proven track record of success. Ideal candidate will have current leadership experience within an OR setting, ambulatory setting preferred. Looking for a candidate with a great can-do attitude! General Summary of Position MedStar Ambulatory Services is committed to providing world-class, compassionate care to every patient, every time, at every touch point. All associates are accountable for their role in meeting patient experience standards. Responsible and accountable for daily operating and recovery room operations which include clinical and financial management, associate education and development, and resource management with ultimate goal of achieving quality and safe patient care. Assists with patient care as needed. Acts as a role model and displays leadership in management systems, clinical practice, and performance improvement in accordance with the philosophy of MedStar Ambulatory Services (MAS). Collaborates with the Vice President on all clinical matters. Articulates and exhibits customer service focus philosophies. Qualifications EDUCATION: Completion of an approved Bachelors of Nursing program. Masters degree in a relevant field strongly preferred. EXPERIENCE: 8 years of Perioperative experience and an ASC environment. Management/leadership experience required. LICENSE/CERT/REG: Valid RN license in the State of Maryland. CPR certification. SKILLS: Demonstrated competence in professional nursing practice, including teaching, leadership and management skills. Ability to focus on customer service. Ability to work independently and possess the ability to make appropriate decisions regarding patient care, employee relations or other management issues based on policies and standards of practice. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, physicians, patients and family in support of a collaborative environment. Basic computer skills preferred. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Assists Vice President in the preparation and monitors budget and establishes methods for control. Works with the Facility and Supply Chain Manager to coordinates availability of supplies and equipment. Promotes economical use of supplies and equipment. Collaborates with physicians and outside agencies to meet the identified needs of the patients and the organization. Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, patients and associates. Monitors patient satisfaction and works with management team and staff to implement changes to improve patient satisfaction. Conducts daily morning report for associates and monthly team meetings. Conducts routine staff meetings. Contributes to the achievement of established goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Completes annual Code of Conduct, Compliance and other mandatory training. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations. Coordinates and discusses personnel issues and or activities with the Vice President as appropriate. Coordinates training and orientation of new personnel and provides relevant, current and accessible education resource materials for associates. Develops, revises, implements and interprets policies, procedures, objectives and goals relative to MAS. Stays abreast of industry trends and implements changes as needed. Communicates changes in MAS philosophy, goals, procedures, plans and activities to staff in a timely manner. Monitors job performance of associates as demonstrated by current performance reviews within the established time frame. Initiates coaching, counseling and disciplinary action in a timely and supportive manner using the Spirit values as a guide. Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and center in community outreach efforts. Active participant in EP Command Team and Culture of Safety Committee. Participates in multi-disciplinary quality and service improvement teams. Develops infection control and SPD protocols and monitors compliance. Provides opportunity for the associates to participate in continuing education programs to meet personal, professional and MAS related goals. Ensures SiTEL mandatories are completed. Supervises nursing interventions ensuring that professional nursing standards are met. Maintains proper mix of staff to provide safe efficient patient care. Recruits and interviews staff based on MAS needs. Evaluates positions (retain or dismiss). Provides daily assignments and utilization of Low Census Days. Holds associates for their actions, develops action plans and corrective actions when appropriate. Updates MAS Quality Improvement Program annually. Monitors aspects of care and initiates changes in areas of deficiency. Prepares Quality Improvement reports and submits through defined channels. About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.