Ambulatory Surgery Clinical Director

    Published
    December 8, 2021
    Location
    Houston, Texas
    Category
    Job Type
    State
    Texas
    Region
    Southwest

    Description

    Clinical Director- Houston, TX

    Shift: FT- Days

    Compensation: Salary range from $110,000 (min)- $$113,568 (mid)- $125,000 (max) with a 10% bonus (based on years of experience

    Our client is the largest urology practice in the greater Houston area with 10 convenient locations to offer you comprehensive, one-stop, Urological Services including laboratory testing, imaging, radiation treatment, voiding dysfunction center and many more dedicated to the diagnosing and treatment of your urological health needs.

    Job Summary

    The Clinical Director ensures that nursing care meets the standards of the profession, the policies and procedures of the Center, and is appropriate to the Center’s patient population to identify patient and family needs. The director will demonstrate leadership by working collaboratively to promote quality customer service and patient satisfaction.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Directs and supervises all areas of nursing care.
    • Establishes and maintains an effective and supportive working relationship with the Medical Director.
    • Ensures that the day-to-day operations are conducted in accordance with clinical practice standards and the policies/procedures of the Center.
    • Keeps Facility Administrator abreast of clinical activities.
    • Provides leadership for staff, promotes an environment in which all team members can work cooperatively.
    • Oversees and/or administers staff scheduling and productivity, as required per facility practice.
    • Coordinates staff assignments with charge nurse for patient care based on patient needs and abilities of the staff.
    • Participates in the monitoring and evaluation of nursing care provided.
    • Direct and provide for patient care in emergencies.
    • Maintain a high level of personal service to physicians and their patients.
    • Effectively recruits and hires quality staff to ensure adequate staffing at all times.
    • Administers effective employee performance management through continuous coaching and development.
    • Administers appropriate corrective action in timely manner to address behavior/performance matters in accordance with policy and procedure.
    • Understands and assists with implementing and maintaining personnel policies, employee benefit package, wage and salary program, and appropriate job descriptions that have approval by the Governing Body.
    • Establish appropriate lines of communication, authority, and accountability as directed for the clinical operations.
    • Attends and participate in MEC and Governing Body meetings.
    • Understands regulatory standards (AAAHC, CMS, and OSHA) and assist in preparation for and compliance with regulatory agency inspections/audits.
    • Conduct staff meetings at regular intervals for informative and educational purposes.
    • Ensure the maintenance of equipment used in surgery and any ancillary equipment is done regularly and according to regulatory and/or accreditation standards.
    • Implement Best Practices and follow-up.

    EDUCATION:

    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
    • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Nursing strongly preferred.

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Minimum (3) years direct RN experience; preferably in an ambulatory surgery center surgical setting.
    • Minimum (1) year clinical supervisory experience.
    • Candidate must be able build and maintain strong relationships

    CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

    • Active RN license as required by state of employment.
    • Valid BCLS Certification upon employment. ***online certification not acceptable.
    • ACLS and PALS as required by facility.
    • CNOR preferred.

    Additional Information

    • 500 cases/month
    • Reports to the Surgery Center Administrator
    • Would consider a candidate with PACU, Preop or OR within a ASC setting
    • This is a stand-alone surgery center
    • Volume is high and very fast paced
    • Top 3 Objectives
    • Establish a positive culture, enhance employee engagement, patient satisfaction and physician satisfaction
    • Execute and enhance processes
    • Ensure that the facility is clinical audit ready and managing controllable cost to increase profitability

    Relocation provided on a case-by-case basis

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