permanent

Director of Perioperative Services

CHI Health St. Elizabeth | Lincoln, Nebraska 68510

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: February 11, 2021
Opportunity Code: 27441

Summary

Drive efficiency, customer service and surgical volume for the Perioperative Services department as the next Director at CHI Health St. Elizabeth, a Magnet facility in Nebraska


The Position

  • The Director of Perioperative Services contributes to the mission and values of the organization by driving productivity, engagement, high quality metrics, clinical competency and customer service in the perioperative department
  • Scope of responsibility spans 14 Operating Rooms, Pre-Operative Care unit, Post-Operative Care unit, Anesthesia Services, GI unit, Sterile Processing, as well as campus-specific services such as infusions, blood transfusions and injections performed in the perioperative unit
  • Key goals for the Director include increasing surgical volume and minimizing staff turnover
  • Seeking a communicative, diplomatic leader to establish a vision for the department centered on strategies that will improve efficiency, strengthen employee engagement and better support surgeons
  • Must have 5+ years of leadership experience in perioperative/surgical services
  • Magnet background is preferred
  • BSN plus Master’s degree required


The Organization

  • CHI Health St. Elizabeth Hospital offers advanced orthopedics, cancer care and advanced surgical care including bariatrics, and a robotic surgery center
  • The 163-bed Magnet-designated facility is the first hospital in the nation to receive two Gold Seals of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for NICU and high-risk obstetrics
  • St. Elizabeth’s Burn and Wound Center is internationally recognized for research and providing the latest treatments
  • CHI Health is a regional health network consisting of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department and more than 150 employed physician practice locations
  • The regional health network employs more than 12,000 employees across Nebraska and Southwestern Iowa
  • CHI Health is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health system based in Englewood, Colorado
  • CHI is a faith-based system operating in 18 states across the United States and generates operating revenues of $15.9 billion

The Community 

  • Lincoln, Nebraska’s capital city, is one of the Midwest's most affordable cities with a cost of living consistently below the national average
  • Residents enjoy Lincoln’s extensive trail system, recognized as one of the best in the nation, professional and collegiate sports, a lively, growing downtown area and an abundance of cultural and historical attractions
  • As one of the most family friendly cities, Lincoln provides 125 parks, a children’s zoo and museum, nine public swimming pools, the beautiful Sunken Gardens and many other nearby attractions
  • Lincoln was recently named the happiest city in America by Gallup
  • Lincoln is home to two universities, four private colleges, and two community colleges. It is also home to very strong public and private school systems with graduation rates well over the national average

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