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Director of Perioperative Nurses

A unique opportunity exists to join our team as the Director of Perioperative Nurses in a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center. We are seeking an individual who has proven leadership skills and is cable of providing direction to the nursing team and administrative oversight for the facility. This individual will ensure effective utilization of personnel, equipment, and supplies while focusing on the delivery of quality patient care.
The American Surgery Center is recognized under the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc. (AAAHC), the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), designated a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery, and an Aetna Institute of Quality.

Summary/Objective
The Director of Perioperative Nurses is primarily responsible for clinical quality management and operational compliance of the surgery center and nursing processes, with a focus on patient care, AAAHC accreditation compliance, patient safety, performance improvement, and clinical staff oversight and training.

Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Develop strategies and outcomes that are geared to meet or exceed the patient’s experience
  • Provide direct oversight and leadership in the development of evidence-based standardization of clinical processes and standards
  • Implement and monitor procedures for effective utilization of equipment and supplies
  • Ensure that patient and family centered initiatives are met
  • Monitor associates’ performance, provide work expectations, assist with goal setting, and promote the team concept
  • Establish orientation processes, training and education to ensure that the competence of all staff members is assessed and maintained throughout their employment
  • Ensure operational excellence and delivery of quality services
  • Develop standards of care based on professional practice standards
  • Maintain and monitor compliance with legal, regulatory, and recommended standards of governing bodies
  • Participate in the development and implementation of new programs, services, and procedures
  • Work effectively with CEO and physician partnership team to facilitate achievement of goals and objectives
  • Establish and maintain effective communications and collaboration with CEO ad physician partnership team
  • Follow all United Medical policies, uphold professional standards, and perform work responsibilities in a manner that is respectful to others
  • Perform other duties or projects as needed

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This position regularly requires long hours. This facility is open 23 hours a day. Applicants must be able to work any scheduled hours to meet the needs of the patients and the facility.

Required Education and Experience
  • BSN
  • Current License as an RN in the State of Delaware
  • Minimum of 2 years leadership experience in perioperative services
  • Minimum of 5 years operating room experience or similar
  • Current: ACLS, BCLS

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in a healthcare related field
  • 5+ years leadership experience






PreOp/PACU Nurse

We offer a highly competitive compensation package including medical/dental benefits, 401K, vacation/sick/personal paid time off and excellent quality of life schedule: Monday through Friday – no nights/weekends.

The Ideal Candidate
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in PreOp/PACU services
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, required
  • Current license as an RN in the State of Delaware
  • Current ACLS certification required
  • Current BCLS certification required
  • Possesses an exceptional understanding of operating room processes, patient flow, patient care coordination, and physician relationships
  • Strong professional, organizational, interpersonal skills and creative leadership in working with all levels of the organization, as well as patients and their families
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, organize tasks, and maintain control of work flow
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of regulations applicable to surgical centers and patient care
  • Skill in negotiation and conflict resolution.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
  • Must have a strong attention to detail and the physical stamina to handle occasional long work hours
  • Develop strategies and outcomes that are geared to meet or exceed the patient’s experience
  • Ensure that the center environment is sterile and safe for the patient
  • Implement and monitor procedures for effective utilization of equipment and supplies
  • Ensure that patient and family centered initiatives are met
  • Ensure excellence and delivery of quality services
  • Ensure standards of care based on professional practice standards
  • Maintain and monitor compliance with legal, regulatory, and recommended standards of governing bodies

Opportunities



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