Interim Director of Surgical Services | MSN, RN, CNOR Last Updated: March 28, 2018 (29 days ago)
Interim Director of Surgical Services | MSN, RN, CNOR
Currently Available
A “hit the ground running” Interim Director of Surgical Services with extensive experience managing and mentoring teams in acute care environments. Excels in identifying areas for improvement, developing and implementing action plans, and improving OR utilization. A hands-on visible leader with excellent communication skills and leadership abilities.

References & Reviews

• “She was specifically brought in to mentor a new Director. In this role, she helped this leader evaluate the perioperative flow as well as develop a block scheduling policy and process.”
• “She is well organized, on time, dependable, sets priorities well, executes beautifully, and she doesn't forget important steps in the change process.”
• “She effectively ran all perioperative services with zero turnover, high satisfaction with staff and surgeons, and she managed efficient and effective processes.”
• “She is an outstanding leader who provides clear expectations and support to her team that motivates and engages them to strive for excellence.”

• Strong leadership skills, experienced in providing oversight of up to 6 operating rooms, Surgery, Endoscopy, Outpatient Surgery, PACU, and Central Sterile Processing as well as supervision of up to 50 FTEs
• Expertise in lean quality improvement tools and methodologies and has achieved success through utilizing a collaborative approach
• Provides new staff training and mentoring to new staff
• Visible through daily rounding and provides analysis of processes to identify innovative solutions to increase patient, physician and employee satisfaction
• Successful CMS and TJC survey experience
• Instrumental in the revision of block scheduling to improve room utilization
• Identifies standard of care issues and implements strategies for change
• Excels in staff training, and recruitment/retention programs
• Self-reliant, resourceful, focused professional with an exceptional capacity to deliver results
• Interim Director of Surgical Services | 90+ bed acute care hospital
• Consultant – Peri-Operative Services | 25+bed acute care hospital
• Director of Surgical Services | 2 ORs, 1 Endo Suite
• Director of Surgical Services | 6 ORs, 4 Endo Suites, 1 Urology Suite
• Pre-Op, OR, PACU, Sterile Processing, Endo and Outpatient Surgery
• TJC / CMS
• Operational Readiness
• Strategic Planning
• Lean Process Improvement
• Cost Reduction
• Master of Science in Nursing Administration (MSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Nurse in Operating Room (CNOR)

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Title:

Interim Director of Surgical Services | MSN, RN, CNOR

Date Available:

Currently Available

Summary:

A “hit the ground running” Interim Director of Surgical Services with extensive experience managing and mentoring teams in acute care environments. Excels in identifying areas for improvement, developing and implementing action plans, and improving OR utilization. A hands-on visible leader with excellent communication skills and leadership abilities.

References & Reviews

• “She was specifically brought in to mentor a new Director. In this role, she helped this leader evaluate the perioperative flow as well as develop a block scheduling policy and process.”
• “She is well organized, on time, dependable, sets priorities well, executes beautifully, and she doesn't forget important steps in the change process.”
• “She effectively ran all perioperative services with zero turnover, high satisfaction with staff and surgeons, and she managed efficient and effective processes.”
• “She is an outstanding leader who provides clear expectations and support to her team that motivates and engages them to strive for excellence.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Strong leadership skills, experienced in providing oversight of up to 6 operating rooms, Surgery, Endoscopy, Outpatient Surgery, PACU, and Central Sterile Processing as well as supervision of up to 50 FTEs
• Expertise in lean quality improvement tools and methodologies and has achieved success through utilizing a collaborative approach
• Provides new staff training and mentoring to new staff
• Visible through daily rounding and provides analysis of processes to identify innovative solutions to increase patient, physician and employee satisfaction
• Successful CMS and TJC survey experience
• Instrumental in the revision of block scheduling to improve room utilization
• Identifies standard of care issues and implements strategies for change
• Excels in staff training, and recruitment/retention programs
• Self-reliant, resourceful, focused professional with an exceptional capacity to deliver results

Expertise:

• Interim Director of Surgical Services | 90+ bed acute care hospital
• Consultant – Peri-Operative Services | 25+bed acute care hospital
• Director of Surgical Services | 2 ORs, 1 Endo Suite
• Director of Surgical Services | 6 ORs, 4 Endo Suites, 1 Urology Suite

Experience:

• Pre-Op, OR, PACU, Sterile Processing, Endo and Outpatient Surgery
• TJC / CMS
• Operational Readiness
• Strategic Planning
• Lean Process Improvement
• Cost Reduction

Education:

• Master of Science in Nursing Administration (MSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Nurse in Operating Room (CNOR)

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