permanent

Director of Pediatric Surgical Services

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas | Austin, Texas 78723

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 05, 2020
Opportunity Code: 26280

Summary

Head to Austin where you’ll join Central Texas’ only Magnet-designated, Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and teaching hospital as the Director of Pediatric Surgical Services


The Position

  • The Director of Pediatric Surgical Services oversees the development, market strategy and operational improvement for the surgical service line within a 240-bed children’s teaching hospital, which spans pre-anesthetic testing clinic, scheduling, pre-op, operating room, post-anesthesia care unit, sedation services, central sterile processing, and the interventional/cath lab
  • Seeking a highly-motivated and engaging clinical leader to set and meet high expectations for patient care including key performance indicators such as quality outcomes, patient safety, physician satisfaction and recruitment/retention of top talent
  • Work collaboratively with staff, peers and executive leaders to ensure surgical services operates as a compliant, efficient and financially sound service line
  • Minimum BSN with Master’s degree required; plus experience in surgical or perioperative leadership
  • Magnet hospital experience required
  • Must have significant background with pediatric surgery, preferably within an academic hospital setting


The Organization

  • Dell Children’s Medical Center (DCMC) is a 240-bed facility located 4 miles north of downtown Austin and serves Central Texas as the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Level I Children’s Surgery Center and Level IV NICU in the area
  • Dell Children’s Medical Center is entering its fifth re-designation as a Magnet hospital and operates as an academic affiliate with Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin
  • With over $700 million invested in future growth plans, not to mention an additional $30 million committed by the Dell family themselves, DCMC is projected to attain recognition as one of the Top 10 children’s hospitals in the nation in the very near future
  • The Dell Children’s Specialty Pavilion is currently under construction, slated to open in 2021, and will operate as a four-story, state-of-the-art pediatric outpatient facility, housing world-class cardiovascular, neurosciences, and cancer programs all within 160,000 square feet
  • DCMC is the only hospital in the world to earn platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for outstanding Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)


The Community

  • Located in Central Texas, on the eastern edge of the American Southwest, Austin is the capital of Texas
  • The city is known for its eclectic live-music scene centered on country, blues and rock
  • Thanks to Austin’s mild climate, the ability to enjoy outdoor activities virtually year-round makes this the ideal destination for any outdoor enthusiast
  • Austin is home to a wonderful ballet, world-class museums, one of a kind shopping and beautiful outdoor spaces


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