Director Of Pacu, Poha And GI

Steward Health Care Brighton , MA 02135

Posted 1 week ago

3-5 years experience is required.

Experience is required.

Minimum of 5 years experience is required.

Job Code: SEM-05301

Account: Boston/Brighton & Surrounding towns

Facility: St. Elizabeths Medical Center, Brighton MA

Department: SEH Surgical Services Admin (0101.70340)

  • Full-time - 7am-3:30pm

  • Day shift

  • Bachelor's degree is required.

  • ACLS certification preferred.

  • BCLS certification required.

  • MA RN license is required.

  • 3-5 years experience is required.

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus*

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, located in Brighton, MA is seeking an experienced Director level RN to manage our Preoperative Holding Area, Preadmission Testing, PACU & G.I. Units.

Come join the Team at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, where we strive to serve the needs of our communities by delivering the highest quality care with compassion and respect. St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is home to some of top surgeons in the country, supported by a cohesive multi-disciplinary team, featuring:

  • 13 operating rooms

  • Thousands of surgeries performed each year across all service lines

  • One of the lowest rates of surgical complications in the nation

  • Nationally recognized in 2015 by CareChex as one of the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for surgical excellence

Our top ranked cardiac surgeons perform some of the region's most state-of-the-art cardiac surgery procedures, offering advanced treatment options ranging from the most complex cardiac surgeries to robotic assisted procedures.

Leapfrog ranked St. Elizabeth's number one in Boston for heart bypass surgery (surgical quality and cost) and heart attack (care quality and cost). St. Elizabeth's Steward Center for Advanced Cardiac Surgery holds a number of quality distinctions and awards, scoring competitively with surrounding Boston hospitals for quality measures in overall recommended care, overall heart attack care, overall heart failure care, and overall surgical care.

I. Position Function:

The Nurse Director is a management/leadership position within the Medical Center Organization and operationalizes the core values of the Organization by promoting patient centered care.

The Nurse Director has twenty four hour responsibility/accountability for the units' operations. Patient care outcomes are the result of interdisciplinary collaboration coordinated by the Patient Care Director.

II. Job Relationships:

Supervises the following staff, by category:

  • Clinical Leaders

  • Clinical Coordinators/Research Nurses

  • Charge Nurses

  • Unit Secretaries

  • Nursing Assistants

  • Patient Care Associates

  • Mental Health Workers

Collaborates with the following staff, by job category:

  • Chief of Service

  • Vice Presidents

  • Patient Care Director

  • Physicians

  • Department Directors

Serves in a consultative role to the following:

  • Physician colleagues

  • All departments within the Medical Center

Supervised and/or reportable to the following, by job category:

  • Patient Care Director

III. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers, and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."

Develops, incorporates and maintains the standards of clinical practice as defined by the Nursing Division.

Participates in unit-based CQI activities and assists staff in identifying and monitoring the quality indicators that are most pertinent to patient care goals.

Actively participates in all collaborative group activities and appropriate committees.

Contributes to the design and implementation of CareMaps.

Acts as one of the primary resources to care management and clinical leaders in the role development and/or problem solving.

Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support patient care.

Promotes methods to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration in the effective management of patient care.

Collaborates with other departments in relation to the services needed for the patient care unit.

Participates with Nurse Educator, provides orientation, in-service education and continuing education for staff.

Assists the Patient Care Director/Administrative Director in evaluation professional growth of each staff member annually in writing. Promotes guidance in identifying developmental needs and strategies that foster effective problem solving, collaboration, consultation, sound clinical judgment and leadership.

Develops short-term strategies and long-term plans to provide optimal staffing patterns for patient care.

Identifies current needs for use of equipment and assists the Patient Care Director/Administrative Director projects future capital budget items.

Ensures Medical Center's mission statement by participating in the ongoing development and implementation of the philosophy and goals of the Nursing Division.

Participates on committees, task forces, interdisciplinary forums that are concerned with patient care.

IV. Reporting Requirements:

Reports to the Vice President of Periop.

V. Accountability:

Shall be accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all Medical Center-related, Medical Staff-related, and patient related data and information.

Shall be accountable for abiding by all relevant Medical Center Policies and Procedures.

Shall be accountable for operating the Nursing Division in accordance with applicable State and Federal Regulations, and standard-setting organizations.

Shall be accountable for patient care provided on the assigned Nursing units.

VI. Qualifications:

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelors' degree in Nursing required / Masters' degree preferred.

  • Certification in Nursing preferred.

Minimum Experience:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Nursing in one or more assigned areas.

  • Ability to problem-solve and work collaboratively towards defined patient care outcomes.

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively manage expense budget as allocated.

  • Ability to make formal presentations relative to clinical, operational, educational research and financial issues.


  • Current license to practice Nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


  • Must obtain 15 hours of Continuing Education annually to maintain license.

  • Training in Performance Improvement, total Quality Management, and/or Continuous Quality Improvement

Special Qualifications:
Computer literate

Just as we take care to provide the best health care experience for our patients; Steward Health Care is committed to providing our employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits program, including, but not limited to:

  • Great medical and wellness benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with matching options

  • Paid Time Off

  • Bonuses to be paid out in two installments at 6 months and 12 months. Some exclusions apply, ask you recruiter for more information. This is a 2019 program.

Facility: Come Join St. Elizabeth's Medical Center World Class Team! St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, provides patients and families access to some of Boston's most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including: Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery Da Vinci Robotic surgery program Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Award-winning bariatric surgery program Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times Patients receive tertiary care at our 269-bed main campus in the heart of Boston's Brighton neighborhood. St. Elizabeth's is a member of Steward Health Care, the largest, for profit hospital operator in the United States with over 40,000 health care professionals, 39 hospitals and 42 skilled nursing facilities. We provide world class health care that supports our core values: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Stewardship.

Contact: Julie Rafalowsky


Phone: 617-789-3145

Address: 736 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA 02135

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Director Of Pacu, Poha And GI

Steward Health Care