Director, Surgery

HCA Denver , CO 80208

Posted 3 weeks ago

HCA Healthcare is a comprehensive healthcare network where 265,000 people across more than 1,800 care facilities are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. It's an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and gives colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of HCA Healthcare we're connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. What matters most to our diverse and talented colleagues is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.

We can offer you a benefits package that will best suit your family's needs. You can choose from a variety of medical coverage plans that best your lifestyle. You also have the option to enroll in additional perks such as our matching 401k, medical and childcare flex spending accounts, life insurance, tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.

Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Director of Surgery to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

The Director of Surgery Department leads the perioperative team by focusing on safe patient care while effectively managing operations. The Director Surgical Services has 24/7 responsibility for their departments.

Major Responsibilities:


  • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication.

  • Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents.

  • Advances the customer experience in Surgical Services.


  • Coaches subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance.

  • Adheres to all Human Resource policies.

  • Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to staff.

  • Facilitates evidence based employee engagement practices.

  • Effectively builds strong relationships and networks to deliver upon organizational and department goals.

  • Participate in employee and patient rounding

Identifies and mentor potential future leaders


  • Enforces standards of care for surgical services and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance.

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing surgical services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission.

  • Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy, environmental, patient, and personnel safety

  • Oversees a PI program that consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.

  • Responsible for department's operational excellence by ensuring delivery of quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards.

  • Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Blood borne and Airborne Pathogens.

  • Enforces safe procedural site and patient verification policy

  • Monitors and responds to quality event reporting


  • Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services.

  • Develops, prioritizes and defends a capital equipment requests.

  • Is responsible for the fiscal management of department; assures proper utilization of organization's financial resources.


  • Advances the growth agenda for Surgical Services.

  • Strives to become the OR of Choice for physicians, patients, staff, and payers in the community they serve


  • Demonstrates a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community.

  • Develops and builds strategic internal and external networks.

Supports HCA by:

  • Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service

  • Practicing and adhering to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"

  • Performing other duties as assigned

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree


  • Master's degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field


  • 3 years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing.


  • 3 years of experience in a leadership role


Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

Licenses, Certifications, & Training:

  • Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation.


  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)


  • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM)


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Personal Characteristics:

  • Reference HCA LEADS
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