The Director of Ambulatory Surgery Services is responsible for the provision of outpatient surgical services for Flagler Surgery Center and Flagler Orthopedic Surgery Center. Works to coordinate care with care providers using evidenced based practice to ensure positive patient outcomes. Responsible for facility staffing, budgeting and adherence to the safety and quality initiatives set forth by administration. Responsible for working with administration for future growth within the service line.
Provides overall direction and leadership for the provision of safe, effective and cost efficient patient care within the service area. Accountable for departmental outcomes and 24/7 operations of the department. Provides tactical and strategic leadership including programmatic growth & development, implementation of new services and optimization of current operations.
Establishes the service line vision and goals for the service area in collaboration with Administration, Medical Staff and the multidisciplinary clinical care team. Coordinates action plans and outcomes monitoring consistent with the overall strategic goals and imperatives. Applies clinical and operational management skills to meet the established quality, patient satisfaction, and financial/operational goals of the department.
Manages and directs patient care. Monitors safety of care including the administration of prescribed medication. Monitors clinical documentation in the medical records to ensure completeness and accuracy and compliance with hospital and program standards. Monitors the nursing process utilization, ensuring timely completion of the nursing assessment and care plans as well as appropriateness of content. Ensures completion of patient’s multidisciplinary treatment plans.
Ensures adequate staffing for patient needs on a daily basis. Schedules staff based on patient acuity and defined staffing patterns. Monitors multidisciplinary team scope of practice, productivity of staff, use of time and the amount of work assigned. Ensures that the productivity and staff work support the overall operational goals of the department
Manages selection and employment of staff for service area. Fosters employee participation, satisfaction and organizational commitment. Promotes the professional development of staff. Directs personnel management of the Service Line consistent with Nursing Division and Hospital philosophy, goals and policies.
Maintains safe and therapeutic environment for patients and staff. Ensures practice that is ethical and in accordance with current practice standards. Establishes and insures implementation of standards of safety and risk management for the service areas.
Develops staffing, revenue and expense budgets and assumes direct responsibility for daily monitoring of labor and non-labor resources including responding to changes in the service area business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
Monitors patient and family satisfaction for quality of services rendered. Investigates and takes appropriate action regarding complaints with patient care or other services. Ensures patient needs are resolved through use of multidisciplinary team strategies.
Monitors supplies/equipment, ordering/repairing as required to ensure the quality of care and operational standard are maintained. Ensures cost effectiveness in the use of supplies and forms.
3 years Current Surgical Services
3 years Progressive Nursing Leadership
Active FL Nursing License
Basic Life Support
Additional Salary Information: Great hospital benefits!
Internal Number: 503281
About Flagler Hospital Inc.
Flagler Surgery Center is a Flagler Hospital owned multi-specialty surgery center. The fast-paced, growing facility specializes in surgical cases and procedures that require outpatient, quality care. The Center performs 3,800 cases per year in 4 OR’s in beautiful St. Augustine, FL.
Our staff consists of go-getters with a willingness to work together and support one another in a variety of duties. The quality of care, safety, education, and patient satisfaction are all components staff members participate in to deliver a high quality and convenient service for the physicians, patients, other staff, and vendors.
Flagler Hospital of St. Augustine is a 335 bed, acute care hospital that has been ranked among the top 5% of all hospitals in the nation for both clinical excellence and patient safety for the past eight consecutive years. The hospital has operated as a not-for-profit healthcare institution in St. Augustine, Florida since its founding in 1889.
Flagler Hospital is the only hospital located in St. Johns County.