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Director of Surgical Services (RN)

Company: Dallas Regional Medical Center
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:If you or a loved one needs surgery, you can count on exceptional care from Dallas Regional Medical Center. Youll find surgeons who are leaders in their specialties, and a team of skilled and caring professionals who have access to the latest surgical technology. Our surgical unit includes multiple operating rooms, as well as a cardiac catheterization lab (Cath Lab), and an endoscopy suite.Capabilities include general surgery, gastrointestinal procedures, surgical treatments for obesity (e.g. gastric bypass), a wide range of operations for bone and musculoskeletal disorders, and specialties such as vascular, gynecologic, ear, nose and throat. Minimally invasive optionsOur surgeons are recognized for their expertise in minimally invasive procedures. By using miniature cameras with microscopes, tiny fiber-optic flashlights and high-definition monitors, surgeons can perform surgery through small incisions that take only a few stitches to close. Smaller incisions result in less blood loss, less pain and a quicker recovery.Day SurgeryMany surgeries once requiring overnight hospital stays can be performed as day surgery in our Day Surgery unit. Patients return home that day to recover without a hospital admission. Our day surgery unit performs surgeries in a variety of specialties including eye, gynecologic, orthopedic, ear, nose and throat, among others. Our goal is to provide our patients and their loved ones with individual attention and convenience in a caring environment.Focus on patient comfort and safetyOur skilled teams work in state-of-the-art surgical suites, and deliver personalized care using sophisticated medical technology. We work closely with patients, families and their primary care doctors to ensure that we answer every question and address every concern. At Dallas Medical Center, our focus is on patient safety, care and comfort. Responsibilities:Director of Surgical Services is responsible for direction of patient care in the operative environment. The Director manages the staff members in the Ambulatory Surgery, Surgery and PACU Departments. Consults with staff, physicians and Nurse Executive on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in PI activities/ formulates budget for the department.Qualifications:Education and Work Experience

  • Current and valid state license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)-(AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in Surgical Nursing.
  • Current Certified Nurse OR (CNOR) (AORN) certificate(s) upon hire, preferred.
  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) required for all new hires after 1/11/2021.FACILITY SPECIFIC:
  • Current PALS (AHA) Certificate upon hire and maintain current.#LI-CA1 #SurgicalServices #Director #AmbulatorySurgery #PACU #Surgery #Nursing #DirectorofSurgery #nurisngmanager We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:

Keywords: Dallas Regional Medical Center, Mesquite , Director of Surgical Services (RN), Executive , Mesquite, Texas

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