Director of Med/Surg

    September 21, 2022
    Austin, Texas
    Job Type


    Director of Medical Surgical

    SHIFT:  Full-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkdays Only

    This hospital is a 175+ bed acute-care facility located north of Austin, Texas. This comprehensive medical center features the only hybrid operating room in the county, a 24-hour emergency department with a Level II trauma center, and leading-edge cardiac care through the Heart Hospital. Patients may also receive care related to rehabilitation services, women’s services, cancer care, neurology, joint replacement and orthotics, and more when visiting this facility.

    This Medical Center is  one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area.

    Job Summary

    The Director ensures high quality, patient-centered care through oversight of the overall function and staffing of the unit(s)/department(s) in addition to forecasting, planning, and budget monitoring. The Director fosters a culture of accountability and collaboration and supports the development and implementation of strategies, policies, and procedures in support of facility objectives. You will cultivate a superior clinical identity by identifying and implementing evidence-based practices to advance patient safety and quality outcomes. Ensures adherence to standards of care. You will manage variation in clinical practice to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and cost. Ensures a culture of accountability and transparency in the provision of care.

    Job Responsibilities

    • You will provide leadership in attaining and sustaining an unparalleled patient experience.
    • You will instill accountability for providing consistent, positive patient interactions that differentiate the organization as a healthcare leader.
    • You will foster a culture that inspires commitment to the vision/mission/values of the organization. Ensure employees are recognized, valued, and supported. Develop and implements strategies to elevate employee engagement.
    • You will build a competitively superior organization through attracting, developing, engaging, and retaining talent. Ensure people with the right skills and motivations are in the right role, at the right time, to meet business needs.
    • You will participate in the annual budget process, including input into department revenue and expense forecasts, staffing, and supply and equipment needs. Monitor department budget performance; identify trends and evaluate variance in relation to established budget. Develop and implement actions to address performance gaps.


    • Basic Cardiac Life Support
    • Registered Nurse
    • Bachelors Degree
    • MSN, MHA, or MBA preferred
    • Certification in specialty required within six months
    • 2-3+ years experience in a managerial/directorial role in an acute care setting
    • 2+ years experience as a Registered Nurse

    General Comments

    Additional Information

    • 3 Units: Med Surg, Oncology and Post op Surgical (each has a manager reporting to the Director)
    • FTE- 100
    • 82 Beds

    Compensation- Salary range up to 130K max plus  leadership bonus based on years of experience

    SOB and relocation assistance on a case by case basis

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