Director of Patient Care Services - Surgical Services

Location: Jasper, IN
Date Posted: 04-15-2018
  • Reports to the Executive Director. Is responsible for the around-the-clock management and direction of the patient care area. Coordinates the efforts of staff, ensures the provision of quality, cost-effective care and manages the clinical and financial performance of the patient care area.
  • Education and Experience
    • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Indiana.  A Master’s Degree in a related discipline is desirable. Three to five years of progressively responsible acute healthcare work experience is required.
  • Knowledge & Skills
    • Requires the ability to develop and utilize coaching and facilitation skills.
    • Requires highly-developed business and human resource skills.
    • Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Requires a very high level of leadership skills necessary to effectively plan, organize, staff, direct and evaluate the healthcare and management activities of assigned areas.
    • Demonstrates sound problem solving and decision making abilities.
    • Demonstrates a pro-active, results-oriented approach to management.
  • Oversees the around-the-clock coordination of patient care operations by: 
    • Developing the vision and strategy through the formation and implementation of goals and objectives.
    • Assessing, evaluating and ensuring the effectiveness and adequacy of staffing plans and operations; also appraising the results of programs and services and recommending and implementing changes as required.
    • Preparing the annual capital and operating budget. Monitoring the monthly financial reports and initiating appropriate actions and reports.
    • Maintaining compliance with all legal requirements of licensure, accreditation, etc.; also reviewing and acting upon the reports of authorized inspecting agencies and ensuring administrative and corporate policies and decisions are implemented.
  • Maintains the continuing high quality of clinical and customer services by: 
    • Developing and implementing clinical and service quality standards, monitoring performance on the standards and initiating corrective action as required.
    • Participating in both service line and designated patient care area quality improvement activities.
    • Authorizing the hiring, orienting, training, assigning of work, evaluating, counseling or discharging of staff assigned to the patient care area. Conducting interviews, investigating and making referrals as appropriate.
    • Ensuring the competency of staff by actively overseeing orientation and on going education.
  • Performs other functions to maintain personal competence and contribute to the overall effectiveness of the department by: 
    • Completing other job-related assignments and special projects as directed.
  • Associate complies with the following organizationl requirements:
Attends and participates in department meetings.
    • Completes mandatory education, annual competencies and department specific education within established timeframes.
    • Completes annual employee health requirements within established timeframes.
    • Maintains license/certification, registration in good standing throughout fiscal year.
    • Consistently utilizes appropriate universal precautions, protective equipment, and agronomic techniques to protect patient and self.
Ability to manage process improvement, project management, capital requests, patient flow, regulatory body compliance, budget, and managers in CSP, pre-operative, post-operative, intra-operative, PST, and GI. Must have management experience in perioperative services. Must have customer service skills, change management experience and the ability to add or grow services and/or programs. 
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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