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Director – Surgical Services (Operating Room) - Celebration in Celebration, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Director – Surgical Services (Operating Room) – Celebration

AdventHealth Celebration Health seeks to hire a Director who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital, AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida. The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.



Department Profile:

Our state-of-the-art Surgical Services area is a diverse and exciting department serving both the general and specialty surgery populations. We handle a wide range of procedures including orthopedics, gynecology, otolaryngology, head & neck, urology, peripheral/vascular, plastic-cosmetic, oncology, laser, plastic reconstructive, podiatry, bariatric and neurosurgery. Designed for optimal treatment and patient care, our facilities consist of several units dedicated to specific stages of the surgical services process. AdventHealth Celebration Health performs robotic surgical procedures, minimally invasive surgery, telesurgeries and webcasts. We began our Global Robotics Institute in January 2008, with two robots in the main OR. The rooms are fully integrated via Storz OR1 to allow for connectivity with our educational center, off-site entities and other facilities.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 8AM-5PM



Job Summary:

The Director of Surgical Services has comprehensive responsibility for directing activities for the surgical services department/s and service lines; accountable for supervising the clinical care for specific age groups as defined in scope of services. Responsible for environmental control, staffing, resource needs compliance of sterilization standards, and supply chain management. The Director of Surgical Services provides direction in the delivery of care through delegation and collaboration with all levels of leadership and direct care staff. The Director of Surgical Services works with cross functional leaders and medical staff leaders to meet the quality and fiscal goals of the organization. Develops, implements, and monitors performance indicators. Adheres and assures that staff adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Competency in personal leadership abilities
  • Ability to develop and mentor others to their optimum levels of skill and professionalism
  • Business and human resource skills as they relate to assigned areas of service
  • Ability to effectively communication and build relationships
  • Ability to include evidence-based practice standards for care delivery in their area of specialty
  • Role model for professionalism
  • Effective computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Ability to work in a matrix-management environment to achieve organizational goals
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards (CMS, OSHA, Specialty Standards)
  • Leadership skills through timely, appropriate decisions and appropriate priority setting.
  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Business, or other Healthcare related field.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in healthcare
  • Three (3) years’ experience in leadership roles in a comparable health care
  • Experience in the clinical setting related to area of specialty (Preferred)
  • Progressive nursing leadership experience (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse
  • National certification in nursing specialty (Preferred)


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make It Easy, and Own It as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Coordinates the continuity of care provided for departments in surgical services which may include but is not limited to; pre-testing, pre-op, operating room, PACU, Endoscopy, Pain Medicine and sterile processing.
  • Keeps the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of decision making and actions. Exercises leadership ability, accepts responsibility, exercises authority, and functions independently using effective written and verbal communication. Investigates complaints and/or non-compliance of polices. Collaborates with other departments and disciplines to provide continuity of patient care and promote teamwork.
  • Provides collaborative leadership for consistent safety and service standards supporting the Patient Experience Model.
  • Analyses patient, physician, and employee satisfaction survey information and assists with the development of unit action plans.
  • Effectively communicates with patients, families, employees, physicians and other department leaders.
  • Conducts service line meetings, attend unit meetings as requested and supports activities that foster staff communication.
  • Accomplishes objectives, celebrates successes, and communicate a shared vision for the organization.
  • Promotes a safe environment: Supervises and initiates appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees, identifies environmental concerns by conducting routine unit rounds, communicating necessary precautions for the safe environment.
  • Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AdventHealth policy procedure
  • Manages financial resources to assure needed resources are available to care for the patient.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors the budget for their defined area(s) of responsibility.
  • Obtains information and identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision.
  • Utilizes hospital database management, decision support, and systems program to access information and analyze data from for use in planning for patient care processes and systems
  • Assists in service line proformas, capital equipment planning, and supply chain management.
  • Develops and manages the implementation of department, campus and system, objectives and goals. Responsible for ongoing evaluation of processes and assuring standardized policies, sops, and work instructions are fully deployed in areas of responsibility.
  • Monitors clinical and operational performance indicators and develops action plans to meet established goals.
  • Acts as a change agent, utilizing change theory to plan for the implementation of organizational change, supports staff during the change, and adapts leadership style to the situations of the change.
  • Oversees workforce performance .
  • Provides feedback, instructions, and developmental guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities.
  • Allocates decision making authority and or task responsibility to appropriate levels of leadership to maximize the organizations and individual’s effectiveness.
  • Creates an environment in which others are setting expectations and holding each other accountable; professional and personal growth is an expectation
  • Identifies and eliminates sexual harassment, workplace violence, and verbal/physical abuse.
  • Implements programs to enhance work-life balance

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Director opportunity with AdventHealth Celebration Health and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Director, Surgery, Celebration



Position Location:  Celebration
Job:  Director / Executive
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Celebration
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Director
Education Level:  Master's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Dec 3, 2018, 11:52:24 AM

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