Job Description

Job Title: Director of Perioperative Services
Job Location: New York


  • Maintains situational awareness of internal and external influences on business success, hospital, and service industry directions, positive or adverse trends, opportunities for business development, and assists in formulating strategy for operational and hospital success
  • Leads and actively participates in crossfunctional/interdisciplinary teams to achieve overall hospital strategic outcomes
  • Communicates and interprets strategic plans with operational teams
  • Aligning operational goals and performance measures to accomplish strategic imperatives
  • Sets operational goals and objectives for assigned service areas, inviting and incorporating work team recommendations into plans for achieving goals and objectives
  • Develops salient operational measures and monitors, routinely communicating results with work teams, identifying achievements and opportunities for improvement
  • Addresses adverse trends and outcomes through development and implementation of corrective action plans
  • Monitors day-to-day operational activity, providing direction and guidance on workplace matters and direct intervention in emergent situations
  • Develops operational budget plan based on data-driven analysis of operational volumes/revenues, operational trends and forecasts, and efficient use of labor/non-labor expenses required to provide service
  • Routinely monitors actual budget performance against budget plan
  • Identifying adverse trends, drivers of adverse performance, and developing effective budget remediation plans
  • Identifies accreditation and regulatory standards governing operational areas, and assures the processes, policies/procedures, and outcomes meet or exceed standards
  • Identifies evidence-based quality indicators for operational area
  • Develops measures of quality and implements continuous quality improvement processes to achieve benchmark quality outcomes
  • Identifies key customer and employee safety risks, and implements processes,  educational/training interventions, policies/procedures, and monitors to mitigate risk of potential harm
  • Provides training to operational employees on quality/process improvement methodology, measures, and goals
  • Facilitates quality teams within work area to achieve goals and communicates results to work teams and hospital quality teams
  • Sets and maintains high standards, policies, processes, and systems to assure a superior level of customer service, incorporating the needs and concerns of customers into operational objectives and decision-making
  • Monitors and communicates service feedback results to work teams
  • Utilizes data and feedback as opportunities to educate, train, and develop individual and team performance in service to customers
  • Develops and sustains high performing work teams through modeling positive interactions, values-based actions and decisions, and professional behavior
  • Identifies with work teams opportunities to enhance employee engagement and retention, and leads effective implementation of engagement strategies
  • Provides coaching, training and development opportunities for individuals and teams
  • Manages performance on an ongoing basis, providing corrective counseling, performance improvement plans and discipline on a consistent and equitable basis, as needed
  • Utilizes team behavior-based interviewing to select candidates for employment
  • Finds opportunity to recognize team members and work groups for goal- and value-based performance, and celebrates team accomplishments when meeting milestones and objectives

Required Qualifications:

  • Three to five years in progressive successful leadership experience in an acute care perioperative setting
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Quality Improvement; regulatory compliance
  • Financial management skills; business planning

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Nurse Executive Certification: CENP or NE-BC/NEA-BC
  • Experience in managing multiple departments
  • Previous AVP Surgical Services experience

QBH#: 2161

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