Director of Surgical Services

    January 4, 2022
    Houston, Texas
    Job Type


    We are seeking candidates for a Director of Surgical Services role with a 49 bed  Orthopedic Hospital located in Houston TX.

    Director of Surgical Services- PACU

    Houston TX

    Full-time; No Weekends

    Our client is an Orthopedic Hospital is as a member of the HCA Houston Healthcare, a 49 licensed bed acute car facility, and the largest and most comprehensive healthcare provider in the region, and backed by HCA, the largest healthcare system in the nation. Together we are stronger, smarter and more accessible in providing the patient-centered care you need close to home.

    The Director of Surgical Services Department leads the perioperative team by focusing on safe patient care while effectively managing operations. The Director Surgical Services has 24/7 responsibility for their departments.

    Major Responsibilities:


    • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication.
    • Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents.
    • Advances the customer experience in Surgical Services.


    • Coaches subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance.
    • Adheres to all Human Resource policies.
    • Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.
    • Facilitates evidence based employee engagement practices.
    • Effectively builds strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals.
    • Participate in employee and patient roundingIdentifies and mentor potential future leaders


    • Enforces standards of care for surgical services and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance.
    • Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing surgical services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission.
    • Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy, environmental, patient, and personnel safety
    • Oversees a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.
    • Responsible for department’s operational excellence by ensuring delivery of quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards.
    • Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.
    • Enforces safe procedural site and patient verification policy
    • Monitors and responds to quality event reporting


    • Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services.
    • Develops, prioritizes and defends a capital equipment requests.
    • Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization’s financial resources.


    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
    • 3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, OR nursing required (RECENT ACUTE CARE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED)
    • 3+ years of acute care experience in a leadership role REQUIRED
    • Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

    General Comments

    Salary Range: $81k - $130k (candidates need to have 20 years of experience to be considered for $130k)

    Bonus Potential: 22.5%

    Sign On: Case by Case

    Relocation assistance: Case by Case


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