Director of Surgical Services - Duke University Hospital Perioperative Services

Updated: 6 days ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Clinical Operations Director, Perioperative, who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.

Summary

The Clinical Operations Director will have 7 Nurse Manager Direct Reports and clinical oversight of our eight specialty service line teams and Perioperative platform with 52 ORs, our Preoperative platform, PACU, Short Stay and Surgical Care Units. The position reports to our Associate Chief Nursing Officer. and will work closely with our Clinical Operations Director of Ambulatory, and serve on various hospital wide committees.  The COD will have the opportunity to work on key initiatives in multiple areas including Patient Flow, Safety and Quality, Strategic Growth and Planning.

You will be joining a dedicated team of high-functioning units with strong clinical outcomes/metrics, with a collaborative approach to the standardization of care and excellence across our perioperative platforms and entities.

Use this link to schedule a call with our Periop Recruiter at your convenience: Click Here to Schedule a Call with our Periop Recruiter   

Duke North /DMP Surgical Services includes eight specialties offering new and exciting opportunities in both adult and pediatric using the latest technological advancements including two intraoperative MRI suites and two intraoperative CT suites. Our Eye Center operating rooms provide highly specialized surgery for all ophthalmology including; glaucoma/corneal transplant, cataracts, vitreo-retinal, Neuro-ophthalmology and pediatrics.

•        General Surgery

•        Cardiothoracic

•        Orthopedics

•        Plastics

•        Neurosurgery

•        Otolaryngology Head & Neck (ENT)

•        Gynecology

•        Urology

•        Robotics

•        Transplant

Preferred Qualifications:

Passionate commitment and ability to manage multiple organization missions.

Advocacy and leadership of consensus-building; facilitation and negotiation skills.

Sensitivity for and understanding of clinical disciplines and issues.

Understand cost containment and managed care systems.

The ability to work with all types of individuals in multiple settings and locations and to promote diversity in the workplace.

Dedication to mentoring and developing leadership and staff

Knowledge of necessary regulatory bodies including North Carolina Nurse Practice Act.

Expert communication skills

Job Summary:

As a Clinical Director of Perioperative Services, you will work closely with the Periop leadership team to direct and coordinate work of designated employees, manage personnel activities to meet CSU/Departmental, Hospital and Health System objectives related to the provision of patient care within designated clinical areas.
In collaboration with other administrative leadership, develop strategic and operational plan for assigned clinical areas. Communicate plans and continuously evaluate plans.

Develop and communicate vision for unit care delivery models and facilitate ongoing refinement of such models.
Provide developmental opportunities for direct reports.
Serve as clinical operational liaison with administrative and professional personnel concerning unit and/or departmental, Hospital and Health System policies and procedures, personnel administration and budgetary preparation and control.

Maintain interface with departmental personnel to coordinate clinical operational activities to ensure adequate staffing, space and facilities, coordination of purchasing, maintenance and renovation activities for the operational areas, administer a program of property management and accountability.
Determine and recommend necessary space, equipment, supplies and support systems to ensure effective functioning of unit/department.

Ensure safe environment of care for all staff, patients, and families.

Ensure effective processes for staff development, recruitment and retention.
Develop and support unit, shared governance structure.
Assure staff participation in departmental and Organizational Nursing Structures.

Provide overall direction and leadership for assigned clinical areas on a 24 hour basis; ensure the effective administrative management of clinical functions related to personnel and policy in order to meet the mission of patient care, education and research within a fiscally responsible organization.


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