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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Perioperative Admin Services
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 652393
Date Posted: 3/7/2022
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position manages and facilitates operations within the pre-procedural, post anesthesia, surgery main and anesthesia departments.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Ensures family centered care for all areas of responsibility
    • Patient Satisfaction Results are benchmarked quarterly, shared with staff, and performance improvement plans are in place to continuously improve and exceed targets.
    • Is a leader in the Service Excellence Program in all areas of responsibility.
    • Coaches and Mentors all staff in exceeding family centered standards.
  2. Accountable for Compliance in Regulatory and Professional Practice Standards of Quality Care
    • Continuously Audits areas of responsibility for continuous regulatory readiness.
    • Holds themselves and others accountable to being aware of new professional and regulatory standards of practice in all areas of practice.
    • Maintains Continuing Education Units and Servitor where applicable.
  3. Facilitates a Positive Team Environment
    • Demonstrates knowledge and utilization of human resource protocols for interviewing, hiring, coaching, counseling for improvement, and termination.
    • Completes timely and thorough staff evaluations.
    • Has positive physician, peer, and senior administration interactions and respectful professional relationships.
    • Works as a team with other departments on performance improvement, patient throughput
    • Shares employee engagement scores and joint action plans to improve overall benchmark scores each year.
    • Assure Surgery Schedulers, Nursing Clinical Supervisors, Surgery Techs are all aware and in alignment with patient throughput and access initiative.
    • Conducts staff meetings, morning huddle, UBC meetings, and coaching as needed to assure staff and front line supervisors are mentored as needed.
  4. Actively Manages Staffing and Supplies Daily to meet or exceed budgeted Targets
    • Work with the Vice President of Perioperative Services and the Perioperative Business Manager to plan budget for staffing and supply targets
    • Work with Service Leads, Nursing, and Materials management on par levels and preference cards to assure accuracy and timely revenue.
    • Manage staffing to assure productivity levels are met or exceeded.
    • Documents variances in a timely fashion.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. MSN or MS in related field, or currently in progress Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 5 Years clinical experience In Perioperative or related area Required
2. Progressive supervisory experience Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona RN License from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona laws prior to start date. Required
2. CNOR, CPN, or related national certification Preferred
3. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply