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Director, Regional Perioperative Services

Company: Kaiser
Location: Olney
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The Regional Director of ASC services in MAS is responsible for operational accountability, the design and oversight of effective Perioperative Services (includes Endoscopy, Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Preoperative Evaluation Center, Outpatient Procedure Suite and Sterile Processing) service delivery throughout the Mid- Atlantic region. The director collaborates with MAPMG Associate Medical Directors and Health Plan Delivery System Leadership, to plan strategically, designing and implementing complete operations. The director is accountable for quality of care, quality of patient services, cost-effectiveness, eliminating waste and redundancy, and supervisor/employee involvement and competence in perioperative services. The director coordinates administrative activities related to regional perioperative services and programs.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Regional Strategic Planning
  • Responsible for the strategic direction, management and performance of all perioperative activities through disciplined and principled leadership.
  • Plans and executes short, mid and long range strategic plans within the context of regional and organization-wide strategies and objectives.
  • Responsible for continuously monitoring and evaluating the performance of the department against internal and external benchmarks to assure cost effective, quality service.
  • Acts as a business leader for the organization by setting goals and objectives for the department that align with the Regional Operating Plan.
  • Participates in regional steering committees, where necessary.
  • Incorporates the KP Nursing Vision, Model and Values throughout their organization.
  • Collaborative & Resource Management
  • Fosters collaborative partnership with MAPMG Perioperative Services, Health Plan Leaders and labor partners to provide integrated design, development, implementation, management and evaluation of services affording members, timely access to care, evidence based quality of care and exceptional care experiences in the region across the continuum of care.
  • Escalates key issues to VP Healthcare Operations, Chief Operating Officer and MAPMG Associate Medical Director and servicing as point of communication between the departments and regional office.
  • Manages and monitors staff performance by establishing accountabilities and performance goals related to overall goals and targets, providing the tools to do the job, coaching, giving feedback, counseling, providing training and development, and giving appropriate rewards and recognition to ensure a high functioning team.
  • Leverages resources and manages financial and non-financial resources and information.
  • Shares best practices, recognizing and capitalizing on size, scale, and capabilities and continuously seeks
  • opportunities for cost restructuring to improve fiscal performance.
  • Models, mentors, and inspires evolved leadership practices.
  • Accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Credo, the KP Mission, Regional Operating Plan and departmental initiatives.
  • Accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, to the communities we service and to purchasers, contractors and vendors.
  • Lend support, leadership and/or sponsorship to cross departmental/facility initiatives to increase organizational efficiency.
  • Change Management & Innovation
  • Creates and maintains strong department cultures that understand and support the programs mission, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Promotes a team environment and provides work direction and guidance including coaching, professional development, education, orientation and training.
  • Utilizes research and best practices to implement and expedite progressive clinical changes and to continuously improve the delivery of patient care and member services.
  • Establishes implements and evaluates effectiveness of organizational structure departmental policies and personnel management practices to achieve effective front-line supervision of staff region-wide.
  • Quality
  • Ensures all regional policies and procedures are standardized, implemented and followed in each department.
  • Ensures the maintenance of the highest quality standards for the region.
  • Works with Perioperative Chiefs, managers, and clinical staff to develop guidelines and protocols that maintain quality output, minimize risk, meet audit requirements and promote utilization of affordable care. Monitors practices and processes to ensure guidelines and protocols are followed.
  • Assesses quality outcomes and develops data systems to guide future decision making and quality improvement efforts.
  • Ensures compliance with all Kaiser Policies, accreditation standards and regulatory requirements (Federal, State and local).
  • Patient Care
  • May perform direct patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency and licensing to fulfill job responsibilities and to direct the provisioning of care of the department.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum twelve (12) years of nursing experience in a hospital, acute care, or ambulatory care environment.
    • Minimum ten (10) years of supervisory/leadership experience.
    • Minimum six (6) years of experience in perioperative nursing.
      • Bachelors degree in nursing (BSN) required.
        License, Certification, Registration
        • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.
          • Registered Nurse License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire AND Registered Nurse License (Virginia) within 6 months of hire
            • Compact License: Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire
              • Registered Nurse License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire

                Additional Requirements:
                • Effective team building, conflict resolution, persuasive communication and presentation skills required.
                • Strong analytical skills and experience analyzing medical expenses, staffing models and utilization and the ability to analyzing complex functions, procedures, and problems to find creative, logical, and effective solutions.
                • Ability to effectively coordinate multiple projects and utilize time management skills.
                • Ability to build relationships through responsive, respectful communications and positive collaborations across many departments or organizational segments.
                • Ability to be a change agent and assist in behavioral transformation of staff (strategy, motivation, vision/mission development, consistency). Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
                • Demonstrates proficiency in the following areas: Service Orientation, Communication, Influence, Change Leadership, Results Orientation, Leadership Development and Cultural Competence.

                  Preferred Qualifications:
                  • Certification as an Operating Room Nurse (CNOR) preferred.
                    Job Schedule:
                    Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Olney , Director, Regional Perioperative Services, Executive , Olney, Maryland

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