Director of Surgical Services - Huggins Hospital - Wolfeboro, NH |
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Director of Surgical Services

Huggins Hospital | Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Huggins Hospital
Under the general supervision of the Vice President Nursing & Clinical Services, is responsible for the implementation of the objective of Surgical Services to insure that patient standards are being met. The Director also plans, directs and evaluates patient care and personnel performance.

  • Oversees Surgical Services staff and program
  • Reviews and evaluates AORN, ASPAN and AAMI standards, recommended practices, guidelines and research.
  • Determines how this data is applicable to the Surgical setting.
  • Implements appropriate changes to reflect recommended practices; develops and implements unit policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of the services offered by the unit.
  • Directs the development of short and long range unit objectives.
  • Collaboration / Negotiation / Conflict Resolution:
  • Collaborates with physicians and the Pre-, Peri-, and Post-operative staff to meet the needs of the patient.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of conflict resolution techniques.
  • Prepares for and facilitates staff meetings and group process to promote effective communication.
  • Maintains equipment inventory in working order.
  • Knowledgeable and current with CMS Survey Regulations. Ensures staff and unit will be survey ready.
  • Maintains up to date policies and procedures reflecting current nursing practices. Policies and procedures will be reviewed at least annually.
  • Participates in the process of hiring, disciplining and terminating staff in conjunction with nursing management and human resource personnel.
  • Demonstrates awareness of organization's culture and its implications in relation to Surgical Services and staff. Participates in and promotes Customer Service initiatives.
  • Maintains effective communication with staff through rounds, staff meetings, e-mail and memos to decrease conflict and promote team work.
  • Monitors staff assignments, patient care and patient response to treatment via observation and chart re Monitors QI program, staff educational needs, scheduling, and coordinates meetings.

Job Code: 1800114
Posted On: 06/23/192019-06-23
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare, Management
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