Other, Vice President, Nursing/Patient Care Services
NYU Langone Health
Vice President, Perioperative Services
NYU Langone Health (“NYU Langone”) seeks to identify an outstanding leader to provide management and strategic input as its Vice President, Perioperative Services. With a dual report to the Surgeon in Chief and the SVP/CNO for the Health System, the Vice President will provide input to the vision, strategy and leadership and the day to day management of perioperative services. The successful candidate will, in addition to having exceptional perioperative leadership skills in a large and complex organization, have the business skills and financial acumen to ensure a financially successful service line
NYU Langone Health is one of the nation’s premier academic institutions. Its trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover, is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. NYU Langone has long been recognized for innovation and a commitment to excellence. The Vice President Perioperative Services is an exceptional opportunity at an extraordinary time in the history of the organization which has experienced enormous growth and expansion. The CEO of NYU Langone and Dean of NYU School of Medicine (“NYU SOM”), has a strong vision to continue NYU Langone Health as a world class, patient centered, integrated academic institution and as a result, makes this position vital to that vision and an exciting opportunity. NYU School of Medicine, one of the nation’s preeminent medical schools, is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, patient care, and scientific research.
The Vice President Perioperative Services will provide strategic leadership for, and oversight of the optimal functioning of perioperative services and promotion of its operations as a major healthcare service line. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the clinical and business operations of the perioperative service and will recognize and understand that success is based on the critical partnership with interdisciplinary leaders of the various teams. S/He will plan and direct the staffing functions within the operating rooms (over 110 ORs currently), post-anesthesia care units, pre-operative units, perfusion services, endoscopy, labor and delivery, related procedural areas, and central sterile processing. The scope of responsibility for this position includes these services at the main NYU Langone Hospital campus, 38th Street Ambulatory Surgery Center, procedural areas at ACC, and Essex Crossing and Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgery sites. The Vice President will coordinate with clinical services and support areas external to perioperative services (i.e., housekeeping, transport, logistics, supply chain, etc.) performed by other team members to ensure effective and efficient turnaround and throughput. Additionally, by working closely with and collaborating with multiple stakeholders, including surgeons, anesthesiologists and CRNAs, nurses, and other clinical and support staff in the perioperative, peri-procedural, labor and delivery, and operative spaces the Vice President will drive the development of optimal perioperative clinical pathways and protocols that ensure the quality and safety of patient care while simultaneously increasing the value of clinical care through improved efficiency, lower costs, and/or better outcomes. It will be critically important that these goals be accomplished while also enhancing and sustaining the features of a healthy work environment and professional perioperative practice in congruence with the philosophy and standards of NYU Langone Hospitals.
Baccalaureate in Nursing; Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or related field required;
Minimum of six to ten years of progressive perioperative operations leadership experience in a large tertiary academic medical center required.
Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis, interdisciplinary strategies and critical thinking; Strong communication and interpersonal skills in the usage of diplomacy and relationship building with multiple disciplines and team building.
Previous experience with application of leading edge trends in perioperative operations is essential; is a self-directed, creative, risk-taker, and understanding of effective change management principles.
Flexible, consultative leader with openness to gathering input and considering the ideas of others, and the ability to establish and sustain effective and collaborative working relationships at all levels of the organization.
Understands the domains of the Magnet model and implementation strategies in organizational development.
Consistent evidence of ability to effectively work in a matrix organization.
Membership in professional nursing organizations such as the American Organization of Operating Room Nursing required; specialty organization such as the American Organization of Nurse Executives, Association of Post-Anesthesia Nursing Society desirable.