Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center located in the beautiful White Mountains in Show Low is seeking an experienced Director of Surgical Services! Come enjoy 4 seasons year round with a great quality of life in Show Low!
Sign on Bonus + Relocation Assistance offered!
General Position Summary:
This position is responsible for the functioning of the nursing department, ensuring the delivery of safe patient care through the efforts of competent staff, and is also responsible for developing and implementing strategies for the clinical care of a defined group of patient care/clinical areas. May also have responsibilities for non-clinical functions related to the clinical area. As the leader, will shape and interpret the standards required to ensure quality outcomes and a high degree of patient, physician and employee satisfaction. This position is also responsible for the management of personnel, budget, equipment, and supplies on the unit, as well as working with other departments, the medical staff, and administration on issues that are directly and indirectly related to the nursing department.
Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:
Manages personnel, including disseminates information, conducts evaluations, completes conflict resolutions, addresses staff satisfaction issues, and documents above actions.
Oversees coordination of patient care.
Conducts Performance Improvement activities, including Risk Management.
Ensures appropriate staffing and complete unit scheduling.
Oversees equipment and supply management.
Addresses e-mail and phone messages.
Collaborates with other departments.
Fosters positive physician relationships.
Maintains regulatory standards and completes post-survey follow-up.
Manages the departmental budget.
Prepares for and attends meetings.
Ensure that strategy development leads to outcomes supportive of the strategic plan. This is accomplished by taking personal responsibility for results, by being involved in and supportive of facility and organizational decision making and by involving a diverse group of talented people in the achievement of these outcomes.
Assesses overall staffing effectiveness by ensuring the appropriate number, competency and skill mix of staff are involved in the provision of needed health care services.
Provides leadership that results in a collegiality between staff, physicians and the leadership team. Continually assesses patient satisfaction and sets a high standard for staff and leadership to improve patient satisfaction as measured by survey scores.
Assures quality and safety in patient care practices by providing an environment that promotes reporting of patient occurrences and staff involvement in process improvement and creation of best practices for patient care. Is responsible for supporting a Patient Safety Plan that: fosters an environment that focuses on processes and outcomes rather than individual blame and ensures that safety is a priority in design and redesign of new services; allocates financial, informational, and human resources for improvement activities; and assures patient and family disclosure of “untoward outcomes.”
Manages the financial and capital resources by monitoring operating revenue and expense, establishing and maintaining cost control programs and developing and implementing new or revised programs and/or services.
Leads the professional practice of a diverse group by establishing standards of care, integrating theory, leading shared leadership models and designing effective care delivery systems.
Utilizes expertise, business planning and managerial skills to ensure growth of the services, positively influence associated physician practice patterns and meet financial expectations.
Researches technology; plans for current and future needs using research data; validates need for resources/capital to obtain or support technology.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures; regulatory and accreditation requirements as well as applicable professional standards.
Displays proper etiquette and mannerisms that reflect the SHINE Behavior Guidelines.
Promotes the Patient Safety Standards as a core value of the organization.
Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent (required).
Bachelor of Science degree in healthcare, or related field (required).
Master’s degree (preferred).
Current AZ RN license (required).
CPR Certification (required).
Computer experience (required).
ACLS Certification ( preferred).
PALS Certification (preferred).
5 years previous experience in a clinical setting ( required).
5 years previous managerial experience ( required).
Additional Salary Information: Full Time, excellent benefits! Sign on Bonus + Relocation Assistance offered!
Summit Healthcare is a private, not-for-profit organization that has provided medical services to White Mountain residents and visitors. As a regional medical center with 89 licensed beds , we respond to the healthcare needs of more that 90,000 permanent residents and seasonal visitors living in a 3,000 square mile area. Summit Healthcare's goal is to provide patients with state-of-the-art healthc...are close to home. Every year we take critical steps to ensure we are meeting this goal by investing in state-of-the-art equipment and technology and by attracting outstanding physicians representing a variety of medical specialties. Summit Healthcare is located in the beautiful white mountains of Northeastern Arizona. The White Mountain area is a friendly, rural community with affordable housing, excellent schools and year round outdoor activities. It is the perfect place to fish, hike, ride horseback, mountain bike, ski, golf, hunt and have countless other sports and outdoor adventures! To learn more about Show Low, AZ and Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center refer to these websites: