Under the direction of the COO, the Director of Perioperative Services will provide the leadership for all clinical operations within Surgical Services and Central Sterile. Working in close partnership with the COO and the Director of Perioperative Strategy and Business Development, this position will assure alignment of vision and direction for Surgical Services.
Responsible for the day-to-day management of Surgery and Central Sterile.
Leads initiatives resulting in enhanced physician, patient and associate satisfaction and improved quality.
Creates an environment that facilitates innovative patient care delivery with a focus on infection prevention and patient safety.
Ensures that adequate, appropriately competent and qualified staff is available to meet patient care needs.
Ensures that an organizational structure is developed, implemented and maintained which supports quality, efficient and safe patient care while enhancing patient, physician and staff satisfaction.
Ensures a program for initial and ongoing staff education is in place and providing quality services for all staff as defined within applicable and accepted professional standards.
Actively works to develop and maintain good working relationships with medical staff, other leadership within the organization and staff.
Responsible for oversight and validation of department budgets, maintaining financial accountability and working with the COO, CNO, CFO, Physician directors, OR Steering Committee and others to address areas of concern within financially and clinically driven performance reports.
Directly supervises approximately 10 FTE including: OR Manager, Perioperative Educator, Central Sterile Manager, Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Liaison. Indirectly supervises approximately 100 FTE.
BSN required; Masters highly preferred.
Minimum of 4 years progressive supervisory/management experience to include Infection Prevention, safety programs and AORN standards
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.