Paradise Valley Hospital is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays.
Paradise Valley is the only hospital in San Diego County to receive this recognition five years in a row (2014-2018). Paradise Valley is a member of Prime Healthcare, and Prime Healthcare has more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients for three consecutive years (2016-2018) than any other health system in the country.
"We applaud the hospitals who have received the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. "Their dedication and commitment to providing safe care creates tangible results for patients."
The distinction places Paradise Valley among the top five percent of all acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
"We are extremely honored to receive this award," says Neerav Jadeja, Paradise Valley Hospital CEO. "All of our staff, both clinical and non-clinical, physicians, and leadership are devoted to providing the highest quality care for our community. Their hard work and dedication to our hospital helps ensure a safe environment for our patients."
Director of Surgical Services is responsible for direction of patient care in the operative environment. The Director manages the staff members in the Ambulatory Surgery, Surgery and PACU Departments.
Consults with staff, physicians and Nurse Executive on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in PI activities/ formulates budget for the department.
Education and Work Experience
Current and valid state license as a Registered Nurse.
Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)-(AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary.
At least two (2) years of experience in Surgical Nursing.
Current Certified Nurse OR (CNOR) (AORN) certificate(s) upon hire, preferred.
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Current PALS (AHA) Certificate upon hire and maintain current.
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