(Sign on Bonus) Director of Surgical Services- Nursing Administration
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
Three orthopedic practices are affiliated with Holy Family and perform their surgeries here. These practices offer board certified orthopedic surgeons with decades of experience in knee, hip, shoulder and upper extremities. The practices are:
- Associates in Orthopedics in North Andover, Massachusetts
- Essex Orthopeadics and Optima Sports Medicine in Salem, New Hampshire
- Orthopaedics Northeast in Andover, Massachusetts
Qualifications: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Previous director-level leadership required. BSN, preferred, MS required, a minimum of four years experience in clinical nursing leadership with demonstrated clinical competence in the specialty area of nursing practice.
Directs unit-based performance improvement and patient/employee safety programs and projects within the Operating room, Endoscopy, PACU, Pre-admission testing, Sterile Processing and Pain Management areas over the scope of 2 campuses in Methuen MA and Haverhill MA. Additional oversight for Steward day surgery center in Andover MA.
Participates on task forces, PI teams, committees, etc and Identifies patient and employee safety risks and makes changes to reduce risk.
Utilizes tools such as root cause analysis and failure mode effect and analysis to investigate sentinel events (and near misses)
Holds staff accountable for patient and employee safety standards, polices, procedures and practices.
Holds self and staff accountable for meeting objectives and commitments and adhering to standards even in the face of unforeseen circumstances.
Ensures that patient care regimens are coordinated interdependently with all members of the health care team.
Participates in interdisciplinary committees within the hospital that focuses on patient care issues.
Important COVID message
Please note, Holy Family hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.