Job Title: Director of Surgical Services
Location: Columbia, Missouri, 65212
Opportunity Code: 5608
Category: Clinical
Position Type: Permanent

Director of Surgical Services - Missouri

Opportunity to lead Surgical Services over multiple facilities at a Midwest academic medical center

Position Focus

• Lead surgical services, pre-op and PACU over four facilities that perform 25,000 annual cases
• Integration of all perioperative services to drive improved operational efficiencies and quality of outcomes
• Support and mentor the perioperative leadership team
• Partner with service line leadership in achievement of strategic and operating goals
• Develop new programs and implement process improvement initiatives
• Responsible for patient, physician and staff satisfaction, turn-around times, revenue, expenses, billing, and compliance

Organization
• The University of Missouri Health System is one of the most comprehensive healthcare networks in Missouri, comprised of seven hospitals, an array of specialty clinics and the University of Missouri School of Medicine and the MU Sinclair School of Nursing
• MU Health Care  is home to mid-Missouri’s only Level I trauma center
• A new patient tower opening in 2013 will house six additional operating rooms
• MU Health Care was named among the top 200 “Most Connected” hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report
• Recipient of the 2011 Missouri Quality Award from the Excellence in Missouri Foundation, an award molded after the prestigious Baldrige Performance Excellence Program 
• Only hospital in central Missouri to make U.S. News and World Report’s prestigious list of best hospitals for 2012-13

Community
• Columbia, located in central Missouri, boasts a below average cost of living, affordable housing, and a wealth of entertainment options
• Located two hours from Kansas City and St. Louis, providing easy access to professional sports and world-class shopping destinations
• Enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities during any of Missouri’s four seasons like hunting, boating, hiking and biking
•Columbia is within 30 miles of more than six wineries 

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s required

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