Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer or Chief Nursing Officer along with Perioperative Service Line Leader for a hospital site and with/through subordinate personnel, assumes management responsibility for multiple (2 or more) services, functions, or processes in Perioperative Services. The job frequently has programmatic responsibilities in Nursing. The position is large in scope or impact. Direct reports typically include Directors or Managers at the site level; and, the position’s overall responsibility-level to the DMC organization is no lower than a director position. Additionally, the position influences in recommendation, development and implementation policy & procedures; equipment standardization; capital planning; standard work measures; recruitment & retention efforts; process improvement initiatives; and, coordination of the Joint Commission Survey Process. Approves procedures/protocols and/or seeks other departmental approvals, as appropriate. Develops, monitors and revises functional processes. Provides input into the development and revision of organizational structure for function or service. Approves personnel actions, such as hires, fires and disciplines. Ensures the timely completion of performance appraisals. This influence is limited to the site level. Specifically, the position identifies the need for policy development and/or revision, defines policies in collaboration with higher-level management input, goals and objectives. In collaboration with the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Finance Officer, and Surgeon in Chief and in cooperation with others in the hospital and DMC System, assists in developing and implementing current to intermediate goals and measures for a major function or multiple/closely-related units, areas or processes. Measures and assesses performance. As requested, assists in long-range goal development. Assists in development of and monitors budget for multiple departments. Monitors activities for and ensures compliance with laws, government regulations, Joint Commission requirements and DMC policies. As directed, implements external and internal audit recommendations. Ensures hospital departments achieve objectives for diversity of their suppliers.
Previous director level experience in a large hospital OR.
Additional Salary Information: Salary determined based on related leadership experience.
The Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) record of service has provided medical excellence throughout the history of the Metropolitan Detroit area. From the founding of Children’s Hospital in 1886, to the creation of the first mechanical heart at Harper Hospital 50 years ago, to our compassion for the underserved, our legacy of caring is unmatched.