Director, Surgical Services in McAllen, Texas, United States
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Rio Grande Regional Hospital

Director, Surgical Services

McAllen, TX, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


HCA Healthcare is a comprehensive healthcare network where 280,000 people across more than 2,000 care facilities are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. It’s an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and gives colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of HCA Healthcare we’re connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. What matters most to our diverse and talented colleagues is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.

We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment program, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
 

When you need advanced, compassionate hospital services, it’s good to know that you don’t have to travel far for healthcare you can trust. Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen, TX brings the latest healthcare technology and treatments to the communities of the Rio Grande Valley.

As an HCA Hospital, Rio Grande Regional Hospital focuses on the needs of each individual patient. Here are just a few of the services we provide:

  • State-of-the-art emergency room with Level III trauma center at the main hospital as well as two community-based 24-Hour ERs in McAllen/Mission and Edinburg.
  • Full-service cardiovascular care, from the fast treatment of events like heart attack and stroke to the treatment of underlying heart and peripheral vascular diseases.
  • Our Children’s Medical Center, offering a full-range of pediatric specialties, including a neonatal ICU (NICU) and pediatric ICU (PICU).
  • Women’s services, providing OB/GYN care, labor and delivery services, childbirth classes and more. Our five community-based Women’s Clinics extend services further into Rio Grande Valley communities.
  • Texas Transplant Institute (TTI) satellite program, providing more convenient and comfortable care to local patients in need of stem cell transplants.
  • Rio Grande Surgery Center, providing outpatient surgeries and procedures from general surgery to specialties like pediatric surgery or plastic surgery.
  • Diabetes management services, from ongoing care to support groups and self-management classes.
  • Weight loss surgery programs, including the latest in bariatric surgery techniques, seminars and support groups.
  • On-site imaging services, from CAT scans to mammograms.
  • 24-hour laboratory services, including two community-based outpatient labs.



The Director of Surgical Services Department leads the perioperative team by focusing on safe patient care while effectively managing operations. The Director Surgical Services has 24/7 responsibility for their departments.

Major Responsibilities:
Service

  • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service 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 the customer experience in Surgical Services. 
People
  • Coaches subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance.
  • Adheres to all Human Resource policies.
  • Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.
  • Facilitates evidence based employee engagement practices.
  • Effectively builds strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals.
  • Participate in employee and patient roundingIdentifies and mentor potential future leaders
Quality
  • Enforces 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 Hospital mission.
  • Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy, environmental, patient, and personnel safety
  • Oversees a PI program that 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.
  • Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.
  • Enforces safe procedural site and patient verification policy
  • Monitors and responds to quality event reporting
Finance
  • Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services.
  • Develops, prioritizes and defends a capital equipment requests.
  • Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources.
Growth
  • Advances the growth agenda for Surgical Services.
  • Strives to become the OR of Choice for physicians, patients, staff, and payers in the community they serve
Community
  • Demonstrates a 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 HCA by:
  • Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service
  • Practicing and adhering to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
  • Performing other duties as assigned

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Qualifications

Education & Experience:

 

  • 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
  • Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Licenses, Certifications, & Training:
  • Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation required
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred
  • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred
 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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