Responsible for the oversight of the overall operations of the Surgical Services Department. This includes Inpatient Surgery, Ambulatory Surgery, Endoscopy, Central Sterile and PACU. He/she ensures that each nursing unit provides optimal patient care services; assures each unit meets all legal, regulatory, accreditation and certification requirements; and complies with all applicable policies, procedures, codes and standards of the organization. Assists in formulating budgets and adhering to established budgetary standards and directs and controls the purchase and inventory maintenance of supplies; participates in the department s planning, revenue analysis, budgeting, education, and human resources activities. Participates and ensures performance improvement activities as initiated. Monitors overall staff performance. Consults with staff, physicians and CNO to ensure issues are addressed, policies and procedures are interpreted to ensure quality patient care.
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