Director Surgical Services
Since we first opened in 1944, Tempe St. Luke's Hospital has been providing high-quality medical care to the people of Tempe and surrounding communities. Today, our 74-bed acute care hospital is one of the area's top community supporters.
Because we want every patient to have a pleasant, convenient, and comfortable experience, we employ staff members who are dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of our community by providing high-quality care with a focus on patient safety, as well as exceptional customer service.
Planning and directing the operational plans, resource allocation, and policies of the department consistent with the organization's mission and departmental function. Collaborates with others, as appropriate, when planning services in response to identified community need. Communicates the organization's and departmental plans throughout the department. Participates in meetings, forums, or other activities that focus on strategic planning, revenue and capital, expense, and personnel budgets, as appropriate
Directing Services while providing individuals new to the department with an orientation of sufficient scope and duration to inform the individual about his/her responsibilities and how to fulfill them.
Fiscal Responsibilities - Collaborates with appropriate staff in the development of departmental budget. Maintains relationship between volume and expenses; justifies variances. Prepares capital request and justifies recommendations. Meets budgeted performance.
Improving Service and Guest/Inter-departmental Relations.
Establishes expectations and plans, sets priorities and manages processes to measure, systematically assess, and implement improvements to maintain achievements within 20%
Compiles and submits summary report by specified deadlines. Develops innovative solutions to departmental problems. Consistently strives to understand anticipate and meet the needs, expectations, and satisfaction levels of patients and other customers d. Responds to service issues and concerns of physicians, staff, patients, and visitors e. Consistently displays positive attitude
Assist in other areas of the hospital as needed. Consistently projects positive professional image through appearance and behavior.
Employee must meet physical demands as listed on ADA Addendum.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Previous director experience preferred; minimum 3 years or more supervisory experience preferable in a hospital setting. Required Certification/Registration: Current state RN license; CPR;