Director of Surgical Services | BA, RN, CNOR Last Updated: January 31, 2018 (6 months ago)
Director of Surgical Services | BA, RN, CNOR
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Galileo Search is representing a “hit the ground running” Interim Director of Surgical Services professional with 25 years of management and leadership experience in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Her strengths include fiscal management, quality oversight and planning, organizing and evaluating patient care for the surgical areas. We’ve verified her credentials and I’ve included excerpts from her references. When you’ve had a chance to review the details below, please email or give me a call to discuss this outstanding interim professional.

REFERENCES & REVIEWS

• “Her dedication to her job is a big strength, she's collaborative, and has extensive experience.”
• “She communicates well with the team, knows which folks to target to get things done, she believes in a team approach.”
• “She is amazing to work with! I think her strengths are that she always included all divisions on communications to make sure we worked together, she's very transparent, very much an open communicator and she has a great knowledge base.”
• “She starts the day with huddle meetings, asks for opinions from staff, and creates an open environment, she's very hands on.”
• “She's very good on financial strategies in cost containment, and has utilized several different programs to track and look at cost reductions…she is wonderful with Compass.”
• “She has excellent OR operational knowledge, a vast array of experience, and she has excellent regulatory knowledge.”

• Strong leadership skills, experienced in providing oversight of facilities ranging from 150-450 beds, 6-15 operating/procedure rooms, supervising 55-145 FTEs and managing $2-6M in operational budgets
• Specialties include open heart, orthopedics, neuro, robotics, general and GYN, urology, ENT, plastics, ophthalmology, trauma, and laser surgeries
• Provides new staff training and mentoring
• 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
• Developed score card for monthly reporting of goals that was implemented for use at community hospitals
• Reorganized Central Stores to improve efficiency of case cart pulling
• Implemented photo inventory for tray system
• Developed and implemented OR room equipment layout, room cabinet standardization and general equipment storage
• Improved immediate OR efficiency measures, and increased surgical volume
• Strategic, mission-driven, contemporary leader with a track record of success
• OR, PACU, Sterile Processing, Outpatient, Central Scheduling, Endoscopy
• Cost Reduction
• Strategic Planning
• Operational Excellence
• Leadership Development
• Lean Process Improvement
• Surgical Services Nurse Manager | 150 Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Divisional Director of Surgical Services | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Director Surgical Services/Cardiac Cath Lab | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Director Surgical Services | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Bachelor of Arts, Business Management (BA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Nurse in Operating Room (CNOR)

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Title:

Director of Surgical Services | BA, RN, CNOR

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Summary:

Galileo Search is representing a “hit the ground running” Interim Director of Surgical Services professional with 25 years of management and leadership experience in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Her strengths include fiscal management, quality oversight and planning, organizing and evaluating patient care for the surgical areas. We’ve verified her credentials and I’ve included excerpts from her references. When you’ve had a chance to review the details below, please email or give me a call to discuss this outstanding interim professional.

REFERENCES & REVIEWS

• “Her dedication to her job is a big strength, she's collaborative, and has extensive experience.”
• “She communicates well with the team, knows which folks to target to get things done, she believes in a team approach.”
• “She is amazing to work with! I think her strengths are that she always included all divisions on communications to make sure we worked together, she's very transparent, very much an open communicator and she has a great knowledge base.”
• “She starts the day with huddle meetings, asks for opinions from staff, and creates an open environment, she's very hands on.”
• “She's very good on financial strategies in cost containment, and has utilized several different programs to track and look at cost reductions…she is wonderful with Compass.”
• “She has excellent OR operational knowledge, a vast array of experience, and she has excellent regulatory knowledge.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Strong leadership skills, experienced in providing oversight of facilities ranging from 150-450 beds, 6-15 operating/procedure rooms, supervising 55-145 FTEs and managing $2-6M in operational budgets
• Specialties include open heart, orthopedics, neuro, robotics, general and GYN, urology, ENT, plastics, ophthalmology, trauma, and laser surgeries
• Provides new staff training and mentoring
• 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
• Developed score card for monthly reporting of goals that was implemented for use at community hospitals
• Reorganized Central Stores to improve efficiency of case cart pulling
• Implemented photo inventory for tray system
• Developed and implemented OR room equipment layout, room cabinet standardization and general equipment storage
• Improved immediate OR efficiency measures, and increased surgical volume
• Strategic, mission-driven, contemporary leader with a track record of success

Expertise:

• OR, PACU, Sterile Processing, Outpatient, Central Scheduling, Endoscopy
• Cost Reduction
• Strategic Planning
• Operational Excellence
• Leadership Development
• Lean Process Improvement

Experience:

• Surgical Services Nurse Manager | 150 Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Divisional Director of Surgical Services | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Director Surgical Services/Cardiac Cath Lab | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Director Surgical Services | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital

Education:

• Bachelor of Arts, Business Management (BA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Nurse in Operating Room (CNOR)

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