Director of Perioperative Services
Omaha, NE 68101 US
• Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Iowa.
• Bachelors of Nursing (required), Masters (Preferred)
• Progressive Nursing Management: 5 Years (Preferred)
• PALS certification within six months of employment. (Required)
• Reviews and approves all new hires, establishes and controls standards for performance appraisals; works with clinical supervisors to identify staffing needs and provides for accordingly; coordinates training needs of staff with education department; remains available, accessible and visible to staff; recognizes staff’s achievements and accomplishments and provides ongoing feedback on performance.
• Works with service line leaders and clinical supervisors to establish departmental scope of service, goals and strategic plan for the department; stays up-to-date on new developments in the field and incorporates such in the department’s scope of service; reviews departmental policies, procedures, and systems; conducts appropriate department promotional activities and participates in hospital market activities.
• Monitors and directs all patient care activities.
• Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
• Participates in a systematic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.
• Ensures the revenue, expense, contribution margin and FTE’s meet or exceed budget; prepares and submits budget and related reports; forecasts and accurately projects expenses; takes corrective action to address negative variances; identifies and proposes capital budget items appropriately. Remains within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity, and quality of service.
• Promotes physician input and communication; includes medical staff in planning new or revised policies, procedures and services; provides rapid response and follow-up to medical staff issues/concerns; seeks new ways to encourage new physicians to utilize hospital services.