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Director Of Surgical Services

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Snowmass
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Job Description:

Job Summary: Supervises nursing care of all patients assigned to a designated clinical area.# Administrative responsibilities include planning, organizing, leading controlling and coordinating the overall work of the professional and nonprofessional nursing service personnel within the unit on a 24 hour basis.# Responsibilities also include preparation of and accountability for annual operational and capital budget of his/her designated unit or clinical area.# Works integrally with the direct and indirect health care team members; facilitates all avenues of communication involving the unit.# Promotes the nursing philosophy by assisting staff to strive for professional development, professional relationships, and conduct.# Performs direct patient care; may be required to rotate shifts and be designated as AA/NS.# Oversees clinical leadership in the clinical/support areas of Surgery, PACU, SDS, Central Processing, Endoscopy and Pain Clinic. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS #### 50% I ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES # # Personnel Management- Manage staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions. # # Fiscal Responsibility- Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for Department spending and initiatives. Develop and review budget for department and ensure it complies with stated goals, guidelines, and objectives. # # Regulatory # Accreditation Compliance - Develop and implement all Department policies and procedures. # # Staff Development# Ensure that staff members are aligned with department and organizational goals. Provide continued educational opportunities to support those goals. # # Departmental Quality # Performance Improvement# Develop and implement strategies to continually improve quality and performance of the department as it relates to the mission and goals of the organization. # II SERVICE EXCELLENCE/CUSTOMER SERVICE # # Promotes service excellence within the department through purposeful projects. Responds in a timely fashion to patient inquiries and complaints. # # Represents the department/hospital as a dedicated, courteous, and responsive employee. Responds in a timely fashion to employee/staff requests and/or concerns. # # III COMPLIANCE WITH RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES # # Records pertinent documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards and hospital policy.# Assures staff does likewise # # Adheres to federal, state and hospital rules and regulations concerning HIPAA privacy and security.# Assures staff does likewise # # Follows Hospital compliance plan and policies, including the Code of Conduct.# Assures staff understands compliance matters. # # Participates in required training for compliance related activities (HIPAA, Compliance, Patient Safety, TJC, etc.)# Assures staff does likewise. # IV DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES / DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS # # Monitors staffing needs according to the surgery schedule.# Plans accordingly. # # Engages in performance improvement activities in the department and house-wide. # # Assures compliance with the Joint Commission standards pertaining to Patient Care, Tissue Safekeeping, Medication Management and other standards that apply. # # Provides staff with feedback regarding their performance on a continual basis. # # Works with surgeons to identify opportunities for improvement. # # Assures charges for operative procedures are input in a timely fashion.# Works with compliance committee to address any areas that require modification. # V PROFESSIONALISM # # Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision making and professional growth. # POPULATION SPECIFIC CRITERIA N/R # Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with customers of all ages, recognizing language and learning barriers, and technology challenges. # # Able to state his/her duties during a code pink drill. # VII CORE VALUES 50% # Patient Centered:is passionate about patient care, creating positive impressions on a consistent basis and exceeding our patients# expectations. Exhibits courtesy and sensitivity to the needs of patients and their families, responds with a sense of urgency to patient problems, anticipates patient requirements, responds proactively and places the patient#s safety above all else. # # Teamwork:works collaboratively with physicians and other staff and assists whenever possible. He/she openly shares information, provides feedback and participates in appropriate decision making as part of a team of healthcare professionals. Hospital and departmental objectives are placed ahead of individual agendas # # Respect for Others:actively listens to others, takes other opinions into account, and communicates openly and honestly.# He/she demonstrates respect for others by being timely with communications, completion of tasks, and meeting attendance.# The employee is respectful of all physicians, colleagues, patients, visitors, and other stakeholders # # Accountability:takes responsibility for his/her actions, abides by the hospital#s guiding philosophies and policies, and follows through on commitments and physician orders.# He/she provides complete and accurate information to the Physician and/or other members of the work team. takes personal pride and ownership in the quality of care and services provided to all internal and external customers # # Integrity:is truthful, trustworthy, and principled.#He/she#demonstrates character, conviction, and honest and ethical behavior in all interactions with others.##The employee#s word can be trusted.##Behavior is#consistent with these AVH Core Values # KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS # ABILITIES # # EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS # ######### BA or BS in Nursing ######### 5 years of experience in nursing, two of which were management related. # LICENSURE # CERTIFICATION # ######### RN License in State of CO ######### BLS ######### ACLS within six months ######### PALS within six months # KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS # ######### Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail ######### Relatively high degree of analytical abilities ######### Strong interpersonal skills required ######### Ability to work independently LANGUAGE SKILLS # ######### Ability to read and communicate effectively in English # WORKING CONDITIONS # ######### Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature ######### May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities ######### May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices ######### May be exposed to stressful situations # # # DESCRIPTION OF PHYSICAL DEMANDS # PHYSICAL DEMANDS # On-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities.# ########################################################################## - Percent of Time- Stand:####################################################################### 10% Walk:######################################################################## 10% Sit:############################################################################ 80% Talk or hear:############################################################# 99% Use hands to finger, handle or feel:######################## 100% Push or pull:############################################################# 10% Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl:################################## 10% Reach with hands and arms:##################################### 10% Taste or smell:########################################################## 00% # This job requires that weight be lifted or force be exerted. ####################################################################################### - Yes/ No - Up to 10 pounds:######################################################## yes## Up to 25 pounds:######################################################## yes## Up to 50 pounds:######################################################### no### Up to 100 pounds:####################################################### no### More than 100 pounds:################################################ no### # This job has vision requirements as follows:############# - Yes/No - Clear close vision:###################################################### yes# Clear distance vision:################################################## yes# Depth perception:####################################################### yes# Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge ## distances and spatial relationships:################################### yes# Ability to adjust eye to bring an object into ## sharp focus:##################################################################### yes# # Specific demands not listed: WORK ENVIRONMENT # Job requires exposure to the following environmental conditions: ######################################################################################### -Yes/No - Wet, humid conditions (non-weather):######################### no### Work near moving mechanical parts:########################## yes## Fumes or airborne particles:######################################### no### Toxic or caustic chemicals:########################################## no### Outdoor weather conditions:######################################## no### Extreme cold (non-weather):######################################## no### Extreme heat (non-weather):######################################## no### Risk of electrical shock:############################################## yes## Work with explosives:################################################# no### Risk of radiation:######################################################### no### Vibration:##################################################################### no### # Hearing ability required for work environment is:### - Yes/No - Ability to hear alarms on equipment:########################## yes## Ability to hear patient call:########################################## yes## Ability to hear instructions clearly:############################# yes## # ################################################################################## - Hi/Med/Lo - The typical noise level for the work environment is:########### med## # Repetitive Motion Actions############################# - Percent of Time - Repetitive use of foot control:################################### 00%### Repetitive use of hands:########################################## 100%## Grasping - simple/light:############################################ 80%## Grasping - firm/heavy:############################################### 2%## Fine dexterity:########################################################### 50%## # Job Summary: Supervises nursing care of all patients assigned to a designated clinical area. Administrative responsibilities include planning, organizing, leading controlling and coordinating the overall work of the professional and nonprofessional nursing service personnel within the unit on a 24 hour basis. Responsibilities also include preparation of and accountability for annual operational and capital budget of his/her designated unit or clinical area. Works integrally with the direct and indirect health care team members; facilitates all avenues of communication involving the unit. Promotes the nursing philosophy by assisting staff to strive for professional development, professional relationships, and conduct. Performs direct patient care; may be required to rotate shifts and be designated as AA/NS. Oversees clinical leadership in the clinical/support areas of Surgery, PACU, SDS, Central Processing, Endoscopy and Pain Clinic. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 50% I ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES Personnel Management - Manage staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions. Fiscal Responsibility - Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for Department spending and initiatives. Develop and review budget for department and ensure it complies with stated goals, guidelines, and objectives. Regulatory & Accreditation Compliance - Develop and implement all Department policies and procedures. Staff Development – Ensure that staff members are aligned with department and organizational goals. Provide continued educational opportunities to support those goals. Departmental Quality & Performance Improvement – Develop and implement strategies to continually improve quality and performance of the department as it relates to the mission and goals of the organization. II SERVICE EXCELLENCE/CUSTOMER SERVICE Promotes service excellence within the department through purposeful projects. Responds in a timely fashion to patient inquiries and complaints. Represents the department/hospital as a dedicated, courteous, and responsive employee. Responds in a timely fashion to employee/staff requests and/or concerns. III COMPLIANCE WITH RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES Records pertinent documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards and hospital policy. Assures staff does likewise Adheres to federal, state and hospital rules and regulations concerning HIPAA privacy and security. Assures staff does likewise Follows Hospital compliance plan and policies, including the Code of Conduct. Assures staff understands compliance matters. Participates in required training for compliance related activities (HIPAA, Compliance, Patient Safety, TJC, etc.) Assures staff does likewise. IV DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES / DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS Monitors staffing needs according to the surgery schedule. Plans accordingly. Engages in performance improvement activities in the department and house-wide. Assures compliance with the Joint Commission standards pertaining to Patient Care, Tissue Safekeeping, Medication Management and other standards that apply. Provides staff with feedback regarding their performance on a continual basis. Works with surgeons to identify opportunities for improvement. Assures charges for operative procedures are input in a timely fashion. Works with compliance committee to address any areas that require modification. V PROFESSIONALISM Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision making and professional growth. POPULATION SPECIFIC CRITERIA N/R Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with customers of all ages, recognizing language and learning barriers, and technology challenges. Able to state his/her duties during a code pink drill. VII CORE VALUES 50% Patient Centered:is passionate about patient care, creating positive impressions on a consistent basis and exceeding our patients’ expectations. Exhibits courtesy and sensitivity to the needs of patients and their families, responds with a sense of urgency to patient problems, anticipates patient requirements, responds proactively and places the patient’s safety above all else. Teamwork:works collaboratively with physicians and other staff and assists whenever possible. He/she openly shares information, provides feedback and participates in appropriate decision making as part of a team of healthcare professionals. Hospital and departmental objectives are placed ahead of individual agendas Respect for Others:actively listens to others, takes other opinions into account, and communicates openly and honestly. He/she demonstrates respect for others by being timely with communications, completion of tasks, and meeting attendance. The employee is respectful of all physicians, colleagues, patients, visitors, and other stakeholders Accountability:takes responsibility for his/her actions, abides by the hospital's guiding philosophies and policies, and follows through on commitments and physician orders. He/she provides complete and accurate information to the Physician and/or other members of the work team. takes personal pride and ownership in the quality of care and services provided to all internal and external customers Integrity:is truthful, trustworthy, and principled. He/she demonstrates character, conviction, and honest and ethical behavior in all interactions with others. The employee's word can be trusted. Behavior is consistent with these AVH Core Values KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS · BA or BS in Nursing · 5 years of experience in nursing, two of which were management related. LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION · RN License in State of CO · BLS · ACLS within six months · PALS within six months KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS · Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail · Relatively high degree of analytical abilities · Strong interpersonal skills required · Ability to work independently LANGUAGE SKILLS · Ability to read and communicate effectively in English WORKING CONDITIONS · Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature · May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities · May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices · May be exposed to stressful situations DESCRIPTION OF PHYSICAL DEMANDS PHYSICAL DEMANDS On-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities. - Percent of Time - Stand: 10% Walk: 10% Sit: 80% Talk or hear: 99% Use hands to finger, handle or feel: 100% Push or pull: 10% Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: 10% Reach with hands and arms: 10% Taste or smell: 00% This job requires that weight be lifted or force be exerted. - Yes/ No - Up to 10 pounds: yes Up to 25 pounds: yes Up to 50 pounds: no Up to 100 pounds: no More than 100 pounds: no This job has vision requirements as follows: - Yes/No - Clear close vision: yes Clear distance vision: yes Depth perception: yes Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships: yes Ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus: yes Specific demands not listed: WORK ENVIRONMENT Job requires exposure to the following environmental conditions: -Yes/No - Wet, humid conditions (non-weather): no Work near moving mechanical parts: yes Fumes or airborne particles: no Toxic or caustic chemicals: no Outdoor weather conditions: no Extreme cold (non-weather): no Extreme heat (non-weather): no Risk of electrical shock: yes Work with explosives: no Risk of radiation: no Vibration: no Hearing ability required for work environment is: - Yes/No - Ability to hear alarms on equipment: yes Ability to hear patient call: yes Ability to hear instructions clearly: yes - Hi/Med/Lo - The typical noise level for the work environment is: med Repetitive Motion Actions - Percent of Time - Repetitive use of foot control: 00% Repetitive use of hands: 100% Grasping - simple/light: 80% Grasping - firm/heavy: 2% Fine dexterity: 50%

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