Director of OR/Endoscopy

    August 30, 2023
    Houston, Texas
    Job Type


    OR/Endoscopy Clinical Director


    Chief Operating Officer

    $128,460.00 to $187,304.00





    Bachelor of Nursing degree from an accredited school of professional nursing required; Masters Degree preferred

    Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing

    Professional Certification in clinical area or management within one year of hire preferred

    Five (5) years of progressive clinical experience


    Job Description

    Position responsible for providing leadership, direction and support for one or more patient care departments, ensuring the delivery of quality care to patients; and for planning, implementing, reviewing and controlling the budget, staffing, and robust process improvement.


    *24 Operating Rooms servicing all major service lines, 4 Xi Robots a Hybrid Room and a separate 4 Room Endoscopy Unit


    *Approximately 240 FTEs (including 7 Managers for Surgical Services, Sterile Processing & Endoscopy + 2 Assistants)


    *Over 2 Departments


    *Part of an established Level II Trauma Medical Center


    *Previous Director experience running a large OR with multiple service lines including CV, Neuro, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Oncology, etc.


    *Looking for someone with strong clinical & business sense, experience collaborating with physicians, organized, strategic, with a proven track record in developing leaders and delivering on key results.


    Principal Accountabilities

    Directs the day-to-day operations for assigned patient care departments, maintaining 24/7 operational responsibility, and directing clinical and non-clinical staff.

    Reviews and approves all new hires, establishes and controls standards for performance appraisals; works with managers to identify staffing needs and provides for; accordingly, coordinates training needs of staff with education department; remains available, accessible and visible to staff; recognizes staff’s achievements and accomplishments and provides ongoing feedback on performance.

    Works with service line leaders and managers to establish departmental scope of service, goals and strategic plan for the department; stays up-to-date on new developments in the field and incorporates such in the department’s scope of service; reviews departmental policies, procedures, and systems; conducts appropriate department promotional activities and participates in hospital market activities.

    Monitors and directs all patient care activities.

    Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.

    Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, desired client-centered outcomes, and organizational outcomes.

    Ensures that revenue, expenses, contribution margin and FTE’s meet or exceed budget; prepares and submits budget and related reports; forecasts and accurately projects expenses; takes corrective action to address negative variances; identifies and proposes capital budget items appropriately.

    Promotes physician input and communication; includes medical staff in planning new or revised policies, procedures and services; provides rapid response and follow-up to medical staff issues/concerns; seeks new ways to encourage new physicians to utilize hospital services.

    Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing requirements and standards.

    Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.

    Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.

    Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.

    Demonstrates commitment to caring for every member of our community by creating compassionate and personalized experiences. Models Memorial Hermann’s service standards by providing safe, caring, personalized and efficient experiences to patients and colleagues.

    Other duties as assigned.



    Screening Questions


    Do you have previous Director experience running a large OR with multiple service lines including CV, Neuro, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Oncology, etc.?


    Do you have experience collaborating with physicians?


    Do you have a proven track record in developing leaders and delivering on key results?



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    We rated highly based on our values and the meaningful work we do. We’re honored to receive this recognition and inspired to do more for our people.




















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