The Director of Surgical Services leads our award-winning perioperative team by focusing on safe, high-quality patient care while effectively managing operations and providing exceptional service to our physician owners.

Responsibilities:

Serving our Customers:

  • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting surgical care and workflows and implements solutions with follow through and communication.
  • Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents.
  • Advances and nurtures our physician experience in Surgical Services.
Embracing High-Performing Teams:
  • Coaches team members by providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance.
  • Adheres to all Human Resources and company policies.
  • Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.
  • Facilitates consistent employee engagement practices.
  • Effectively builds strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals.
  • Identifies and mentors potential future leaders at various levels within the OR department and creates opportunities to enhance their talent and foster their growth and potential.
  • Actively invests in the long-term success of the OR team for retention and job satisfaction by embracing a collaborative and open culture of communication and feedback.
Striving for Quality:
  • Enforces high standards of care for surgical services and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing surgical services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the BHSH’s mission.
  • Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy, environmental, patient, and personnel safety.
  • Oversees PI and consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.
  • Responsible for department’s operational excellence by ensuring delivery of quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards.
  • Enforces safe procedural site and patient verification policy.
  • Monitors and responds to quality event reporting.
Finance Responsibility:
  • Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services.
  • Develops, prioritizes and responsibly identifies capital equipment requests.
  • Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources.
Dedicated to Growth:
  • Advances and supports the growth strategy for Surgical Services.
  • Strives to become the OR of Choice for physicians, patients, staff, and payers through high-quality performance, outcomes and service.
Sense of Community:
  • Demonstrates a kind, poised, and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community.
  • Develops and builds strategic internal and external networks.
Supports BHSH by:
  • Promoting and demonstrating consistent positive physician and staff interaction.
  • Practicing and adhering to BHSH’s mission, vision and values.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing required
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred; 5 or more years is ideal
  • Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience


$25,000 sign-on bonus is available for this position

BHSH is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


About Black Hills Surgical Hospital:
Since 1997, Black Hills Surgical Hospital has been the leader in quality healthcare in the region. BHSH is consistently recognized for being among the top 10 hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction, medical excellence, and patient safety. BHSH employs more than 500 professionals and offers integrated surgical, imaging, occupational medicine, pain management, sports medicine and urgent care services.  
Black Hills Surgical Hospital is proudly owned by physicians.
 

Department: Operating Room
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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