Director of Surgical Services at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Waterman

Job Description


Director of Surgical Services

AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman

Amazing organization to work for with great culture and mission

Great perks and health benefits

Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time 

You Will Be Responsible For:

•         Creates a strategic and operational department plan to achieve the mission and vision of the department.

•         Understands the hospital goals and objectives and develops a department plan, complete with long and short term objectives.

•         Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of Operating Room, ASU, PACU, Endoscopy, Central Sterile Processing, and CVOR.

•         Responsible for developing and maintaining departmental operational budget. Maintains financial records and expenditures for supplies and equipment.

•         Establish and communicate department support for the strategic plan and mission of Florida Hospital Waterman. Effectively recruits, selects, evaluate delegates and motivate employees and through actions, demonstrate what is important.

•         Allocates resources to sustain or achieve quality services. Assists employees in enhancing quality efforts within the objectives of the organization. Provides time to assess, analyze and improve quality including data collection, participation in quality teams and facilitation or leadership of teams. Ensures training needed to sustain or achieve quality services.

•         Develop and administer policies and procedures according to AHCA, TJC and FHW guidelines. Review and revise these as needed to meet trends in patient services and any other regulatory body requirements. Responsible for Environmental of Care and acts as Safety Officer.

•         Assures performance improvement plans are developed and updated for each department.

•         Manages productivity within standards; maintain staffing and scheduling functions to achieve unit objectives, cost effective staffing and productivity targets.

•         Through community involvement, exhibits a positive image through professional conduct, pride and support of the organization illustrated by active participation in community programs, projects and professional associations.

•         Participate in one or more programs, which support education, healthy community efforts, county or city-based neighborhood improvement programs.

•         Maintain staff at appropriate level by effective recruitment, hiring and retention efforts. Assure that all staff members are qualified, duly licensed and/or credentialed to perform their duties in the department.

What will you need?
•         Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
•         Bachelors in Nursing or Masters in Healthcare Leadership field
•         A minimum of five years in a Surgical Services management experience in a leadership role. 
•         Departmental fiduciary responsibility

•         Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida

•         Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

•         Basic Life Support Certification

Job Summary:

Reports directly to the Vice President/Chief Operations Officer and is responsible for operational leadership and management of the department. Provides input into the development of policies and procedures, ensures all activities comply with hospital and outside regulatory agency standards, and monitors supply levels, equipment maintenance and budget levels. Insures proper workflow and departmental productivity, adjusting staffing levels as required. Brings ideas, concerns and issues to the attention of the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer, and acts as a liaison for the Department of Surgical Services.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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