DIRECTOR OF PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES
Job Number: 00119980
Job Posting: Jan 11, 2017, 10:26:45 AM
Closing Date: Feb 11, 2017, 12:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
PERI-OPERATIVE SERVICES - STROGER HOSPITAL - CHICAGO, IL. SHIFT: DAYS/FLEX
The Director of Perioperative Services assumes the administrative responsibility for all day-to-day operational functions in the operating rooms, recovery rooms, Same Day Surgery (SDS) Unit, Endoscopy and Central Sterile Processing. The director evaluates the quality of care rendered to all patients in each of the above listed patient care areas including, but not limited to, the immediate preoperative stage, the intraoperative stage, and the immediate recovery stage. The director supervises all nursing personnel and support staff assigned to each of the above listed areas. The Director of Perioperative Services managing Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) Perioperative Services is expected to lead a customer driven service aimed at continuous improvement and clinical excellence. Initial initiatives will include improving OR utilization, shortening turnaround times, ensuring that surgeons have increased access to rooms in a fair and consistent manner and the implementation of a computerized inventory system.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
General Administrative Responsibilities
- Review applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and consult with Labor Relations to generate management proposals
- Participate in collective bargaining negotiations, caucus discussions and working meetings
- Document, recommend and effectuate discipline at all levels
- Work closely with Labor Relations and/or labor counsel to effectuate and enforce applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
- Initiate, authorize and complete disciplinary action pursuant to CCHHS system rules, policies, procedures and provision of applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
- Direct and effectuate CCHHS management policies and practices
- Access and proficiently navigate CCHHS records system to obtain and review information necessary to execute provisions of applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
- Contribute to the management of CCHHS staff and CCHHS' systemic development and success
- Discuss and develop CCHHS system policies and procedures
- Consistently use independent judgment to identify operational staffing issues and needs and performs the following functions as necessary: hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, direct or discipline employees pursuant to applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
- Work with Labor Relations to discern past practice when necessary
- Reports to the Associate Nurse Executive, Inpatient
- Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois
- Master's Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Health Administration, or Business Administration (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview).
- Five (5) years of progressive managerial experience within Perioperative Services
- Five (5) years of prior Director level experience
- Experience in a large complex tertiary care hospital or multi-site setting
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
- Nurse Executive-Board Certified (NE-BC) credential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
- Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to ensure the protection of the confidentiality and security of healthcare information for all patients
- Broad and strategic in understanding the changes in integrated health care delivery and yet is still grounded in the operations of surgical service
- Strong people skills and a track record of an intimate understanding of the special interpersonal dynamics in surgical services; exhibits a special sensitivity to staff
- Ability to consistently support quality and patient safety by maintaining Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) standards in addition to state and federal regulatory requirements; protecting areas of CCHHS, acting with ethics and integrity and adhering to CCHHS policies and procedures
- Demonstrated experience in Quality Improvement processes and techniques
- Accountable for standards of performance within areas of responsibility
When applying for employment with Cook County Health & Hospitals System preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
- MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
- IDENTIFY AS A VETERAN ON THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION Are you a Military Veteran?
- ATTACH A COPY OF THE VETERANS DD214, DD215 or NGB 22(NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 215S, OR NGB 22S, PLEASE SUBMIT THE ONE WITH THE LATEST DATE. COAST GUARD MUST SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE MILITARY SEPARATION FROM EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (BEFORE 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911). DISCHARGE PAPERS MUST LIST AN HONORABLE DISCHARGE STATUS. DISCHARGE PAPERS NOT LISTING AN HONORABLE DISCHARGE STATUS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE
A COPY OF A VALID STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE WHICH IDENTIFIES THE HOLDER OF THE ID AS A VETERAN, MAY ALSO BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION AT THE TIME OF FILING.
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
- Basic Term Life Insurance
- Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
- You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees and transcripts from non-U.S. accredited institutions must be translated and certified to the US equivalent academic credentials by a recognized US education interpreter service
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.