Director, Perioperative Services

Clackamas, Oregon
Apr 13, 2024
Jul 17, 2024
Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Chief Nursing Executive, develops, implements, leads, and evaluates all aspects of management and ensures the provision of quality patient /family centered care for the Emergency Services patient population. Provides leadership development, development and implementation of policies and procedures, and insures staff has the necessary skills and competencies to perform their essential job functions. Coordinates meetings and committees related to the provision of interdisciplinary patient care and staff development. In collaboration with appropriate stakeholders, develops and coordinates workgroups to address organizational goals and develops and monitors performance indicators/metrics for patient safety and business functions. Supports Kaiser Permanente compliance efforts, reports and resolves areas of non-compliance and maintains confidentiality. Protects organizational assets. Exhibits ethics and integrity. Facilitates excellent communication and partnership activities both internally and externally. Responsible for evaluating business initiatives and recommending process/system redesign and new service development.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Administers operating budget for assigned departments. In collaboration with other services prepares annual capital and operating budgets for assigned departments; monitors financial reports; develops accountability model for managers; gives direction for interventions to control expenses and insure compliance with assigned budget allocation; and justifies over expenditures.

  • Facilitates collaboration between nursing, medical staff, and other hospital departments, to insure quality, comprehensive and coordinated patient care. Assures policy, procedure, and practice are consistent with hospital strategic direction/goals, medical practice, service delivery, and regulatory standards. Works with assigned managers and staff to develop and support Department Partnership Committees to optimize care, work life and communication within the department and the organization.

  • Participates in administrative management of the hospital and serves as Administrator-on-call on a rotation basis.

  • Works collaboratively with labor liaisons to interpret terms of labor contracts. Participates in multidisciplinary projects for the hospital. Counsels managers and takes reports on clinical arena activities. Functions in place of the Chief Nursing Executive as assigned. Assures communication to and from administration and other disciplines to assigned departments.

  • Provides direction for all emergency departments clinical functions. Provides supervision of the department managers in developing policy and procedures, determination of staffing patterns, and the development of programs which support quality patient/family centered care. Serves as consultant and role model for nursing personnel.

  • Assures that employees providing care have the knowledge and skills required to provide age appropriate care to patients and families through education, training or experience. Mentors department managers and staff. Develops orientation tools.

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