Director of Surgical Services - SJMC in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/18/2020

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Job Description

Overview
St. Joseph Medical Center is a faith-based, 310-bed hospital providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care Services, and the Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation's leading hospital systems. It is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the '15 Top Health Systems' in the nation. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery.

Responsibilities

Director of Surgical Services is responsible for direction of patient care in the operative environment. The Director manages the staff members in the Ambulatory Surgery, Surgery and PACU Departments. Consults with staff, physicians and Nurse Executive on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in PI activities/ formulates budget for the department.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience
  • Current and valid state license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)-(AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in Surgical Nursing.
  • Current Certified Nurse OR (CNOR) (AORN) certificate(s) upon hire, preferred.
  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
    FACILITY SPECIFIC:
  • Current PALS (AHA) Certificate upon hire and maintain current.
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