The applicant will be a senior-level nursing leader with significant experience in surgical & procedural clinical and operational services. Under the direction of the Tenet Chief Nursing Officer, this position will serve as the enterprise Director, Clinical Operations, Process Improvement for Surgical and Procedural services providing subject matter expertise on clinical, operational and strategic development with an emphasis on driving improvements in practice and operations. This position covers all activities within the surgical and procedural areas to include all operating rooms in a facility, pre admission testing, pre op post op, SPD, catheterization lab, and interventional radiology.
Performs on site assessments across the enterprise of related functional areas to evaluate nursing practice, staff competencies and skills, overall care practices, patient safety, staffing effectiveness, operational throughput and Tenet strategic target achievement
Identifies inefficiencies of practice and process breakdown that impact quality of care, operational effectiveness and results in care variation from standards and target
Creates and implements standard work processes, procedures and policies to standardize care operations across the enterprise and improve operational effectiveness to drive balanced scorecard target achievement
Process improvements and standardized processes create one care standard that is foundationally evidenced based
Provides evaluation and direction of staffing for optimal clinical effectiveness and efficient fiscal management in collaboration with Workforce Management Labor Leads
Evaluates, directs, implements quality measures, safety bundles of care, innovative practice standards that are best of care and evidence based within surgical and procedural services
Collaborates with facility leadership and staff, identifying and planning for cost reduction opportunities through improvement of practices, staffing, and operations
Serves as an educational resource in surgical and procedural services to include evaluating educational needs, platform, content, ongoing skill competency training of leadership and staff
Understands regulatory compliance in surgical and procedural areas, collaborates with the regulatory/accreditation team on evaluation of standards and appropriate mitigation of risk
Monitors metrics trending on regularly occurring basis and works with facility leadership to identify actions to address stalled or sub-standard performance
Assists with the designing of and providing input needed for implementation and optimization of documentation systems (Cerner, Epic, etc.) to standardize work flow and achieve key indicators
Works 1:1 with Directors in the facility, assessing processes, reviewing facility/unit metrics, collaborating on action plans, mentoring/coaching to target achievement
Directs, oversees, mentors, and coaches, a team of managers for surgical services, SPD, and Cath Lab/IR, ensuring managers are appropriately working on assigned strategies and being held accountable for designated target achievement.
Oversees strategic deployment of manager team to key facilities to evaluate, direct, implement process improvement in operations to ensure target and goal achievement
Up to 75% travel - as travel is required, we'll run a MVR on the final candidate.
Education: Required: Masterï¿½s Degree in nursing, business, or related field
Work Experience: Will have 8 to 10 years management experience within surgical & procedural services. Will have held at minimum a mid-level administrative or higher position (e.g., manager, supervisor, director, assistant director) for a minimum of 24 months. Preferred Project management experience, analytical skills including ability to manipulate and analyze data, lean training, use of Excel, PowerPoint, and presentation skills. Preferred lean management experience
Certification: Preferred certifications in specialty area, lean six sigma; advanced certification as a nurse executive.
Professional and Personal Attributes: Ability to function independently and with strategic mindset. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to provide effective leadership across the enterprise. Exceptional customer service skills. Ability to lead facility diverse workgroups and teams. Excellent verbal and written skills. Ability to take initiative and meet objectives and timelines. Must be able to work flexible hours as required and travel within the system as required.
Required Licensure: If RN, hold current RN license.
Primary Location: Dallas, Texas
Facility: 979-Dallas, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905047978
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
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