Director of Surgical Services - Medina Regional (Located in Hondo, TX)
Hondo , Texas
December 11, 2017

Directs the operations, programs, and activities of various surgical units by performing the following duties. Responsible for SPD, PACU, Outpatient procedures and OR.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Plans and organizes activities related to surgery services within a hospital or outpatient surgery center to ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and hospital or center administrative procedures.

Coordinates activities with other departments, patient care units, and agencies.

Develops, implements, and evaluates methods to ensure effective and efficient use of staff, facilities, equipment, and other resources while maintaining patient care standards.

Develops, implements, and coordinates surgical services quality management, utilization review, and discharge planning programs.

Consults with nurse managers on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital or center policies to ensure patient needs are met.

Plans and organizes orientation and in-service training for staff members, and participates in guidance and educational programs.

Develops and implements marketing strategy for programs and services.
Formulates, monitors, and administers budget.

Recommends acquisition of capital equipment.

Engages in studies and investigations related to improving delivery of services.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. Prior work experience as a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room. One year supervisory experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Texas Registered Nurse licensure required, BLS required within 30 days of hire, ACLS required within 90 days of hire, PALS required within 180 days of hire .

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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