Interim Director of Surgical Services | BSN, CNOR, RNFA | COMPACT RN LICENSE Last Updated: December 8, 2017 (about 1 month ago)
Interim Director of Surgical Services | BSN, CNOR, RNFA | COMPACT RN LICENSE
Immediately
Galileo Search is representing a highly experienced Surgical Services professional who focuses on coordinating staff, accreditation readiness, policy and procedure development, and day-to-day operations. She is eager to be a part of a team in an environment that fosters growth, development, collaboration, and a culture of patient safety. She excels in robotics program development and has extensive experience with OR new construction & remodeling as well as functioning as a liaison between construction crews and hospital leadership on construction projects. 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

• “She likes to go into struggling organizations to implement best practices and improve bottom line results.”
• “She has an excellent ability to drive physician loyalty and that makes all the difference in her ability to be affective.”
• “She has excellent OR knowledge, she's the best ORSA I've ever known, and she's great at prioritizing.”
• “She was able to get the OR going, she started a DaVinci program and fixed the problems we had with scheduling.”
• “She was able to open communications with physicians and surgeons and get them on the same page, making it much easier for scheduling to become uniform.”

• Strong leadership skills, experienced in providing oversight of up to 7 Main OR’s, 2 CV Suites, and 75 FTEs
• Expertise in operations of the OR, Pre-op/PACU, Special Procedures, and Sterile Processing
• Restructured the Central Sterile department to operate within CMS standards
• Oversaw construction and the remodel of 2 Cardiac Rooms as well as a new Cardiac Suite
• Attended weekly meetings with the construction crew to ensure a faster and more efficient process
• Assisted with the opening and arrangement of equipment for a new DaVinci suite
• Developed a troubleshooting guide for staff for DaVinci alarms and failures
• Successful DOH, CMS, and TJC survey experience
• Provides comprehensive review and revision of policies and procedures to enhance standards of patient care
• Comfortable interfacing with all staff levels to include nursing, physicians and administration
• Utilizes participative management and inspirational leadership to engage employees in providing high quality patient care
• Pre-Op, OR, PACU, Sterile Processing, Endo and Outpatient Surgery
• TJC / CMS
• Operational Readiness
• Strategic Planning
• Lean Process Improvement
• Cost Reduction
• Interim Director of Surgical Services | 25 Bed Critical Access Hospital
• Interim OR Manager | 250+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim OR Manger | 300+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Director of Surgery | 100+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing Administration (BSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Nurse in Operating Room (CNOR)
• Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)

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Title:

Interim Director of Surgical Services | BSN, CNOR, RNFA | COMPACT RN LICENSE

Date Available:

Immediately

Summary:

Galileo Search is representing a highly experienced Surgical Services professional who focuses on coordinating staff, accreditation readiness, policy and procedure development, and day-to-day operations. She is eager to be a part of a team in an environment that fosters growth, development, collaboration, and a culture of patient safety. She excels in robotics program development and has extensive experience with OR new construction & remodeling as well as functioning as a liaison between construction crews and hospital leadership on construction projects. 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

• “She likes to go into struggling organizations to implement best practices and improve bottom line results.”
• “She has an excellent ability to drive physician loyalty and that makes all the difference in her ability to be affective.”
• “She has excellent OR knowledge, she's the best ORSA I've ever known, and she's great at prioritizing.”
• “She was able to get the OR going, she started a DaVinci program and fixed the problems we had with scheduling.”
• “She was able to open communications with physicians and surgeons and get them on the same page, making it much easier for scheduling to become uniform.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Strong leadership skills, experienced in providing oversight of up to 7 Main OR’s, 2 CV Suites, and 75 FTEs
• Expertise in operations of the OR, Pre-op/PACU, Special Procedures, and Sterile Processing
• Restructured the Central Sterile department to operate within CMS standards
• Oversaw construction and the remodel of 2 Cardiac Rooms as well as a new Cardiac Suite
• Attended weekly meetings with the construction crew to ensure a faster and more efficient process
• Assisted with the opening and arrangement of equipment for a new DaVinci suite
• Developed a troubleshooting guide for staff for DaVinci alarms and failures
• Successful DOH, CMS, and TJC survey experience
• Provides comprehensive review and revision of policies and procedures to enhance standards of patient care
• Comfortable interfacing with all staff levels to include nursing, physicians and administration
• Utilizes participative management and inspirational leadership to engage employees in providing high quality patient care

Expertise:

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

Experience:

• Interim Director of Surgical Services | 25 Bed Critical Access Hospital
• Interim OR Manager | 250+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim OR Manger | 300+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Director of Surgery | 100+ Bed Acute Care Hospital

Education:

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing Administration (BSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Nurse in Operating Room (CNOR)
• Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)

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