HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Manager Surgical Services in San Jose, California

_About Good Samaritan Hospital_ Good Samaritan Hospitalis a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. We are a recognized leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology, and innovative surgery techniques. Our recognition includes being the first of only five hospitals in the country to become a Stroke Certified Hospital, one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times, and a Santa Clara county designated STEMI receiving center. We have also been chosen by the members of the communities we serve as the “Bay Area’s Best Place to Have a Baby” and “Family Favorite Hospital” for over 10 years. Recognition from so many organizations demonstrates our dedication to quality health care for the people of Silicon Valley.

The Manager of Surgical Services is responsible for the activities, supervision, management and direction of the Surgical Services Department in accordance with organizational and departmental philosophy and goals. This position will assist the Director in maintaining the highest degree of clinical and operational performance of the Department. The manager is responsible for leadership of Surgical Services personnel and/or students and functions as a resource for physicians, nursing staff and patients.

Responsible for the delivery of professional nursing care and provides leadership to staff. Requires basic understanding and ability to utilize the nursing process, develop and enforce guidelines of medical plan of care and departmental policies. Assess patients in order to plan, intervene and evaluate care.

Revisions to the job description and accountabilities may be required due to patient care needs and/or efficient operation of the hospital. You will be advised in writing of any changes. It is also understood that the job description is not all-inclusive and you may be required to perform other related duties.

Education: * B.A. / B.S. and Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required or or B.SN

*License/Certifications * * Current licensure as a Registered Nurse with the Board of Registered Nurses of the State of California * ACLS Certification * BLS Certification *Experience * * 3 years work experience in area of supervision required * 1-3 years of progressive hospital/nursing management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Evidence of experience which defines competency in Surgical Services, hospital and healthcare management. Evidence of experience in successful administration and leadership of organizational management programs. *Skills/Abilities/Knowledge * * Ability to manage department employee and labor relations / Human Resource related issues * Current Microsoft, computer and other relevant software skills. * Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/ projects and respond to numerous requests * Ability to resolve conflicts among staff and work collaboratively with department director, physicians and other members of the healthcare team * Ability to ensure operational efficiency, problem solve and make decisions, and exercise self-control and tolerate stress when dealing with multiple requests and/or conflicting demands from multiple customers. * Ability to sustain direction under minimal direction, in assessing needs, directing staff and carrying out departmental and professional responsibilities; self-starting and self-motivating; working hours may exceed eight (8) hours per day and is based on what is needed to accomplish work at hand. * Requires basic understanding of and ability to utilize the nursing process; Requires knowledge, ability and judgment necessary to: Exercise judgment within the guidelines of the medical plan of care, department policy and licensure practice act. 1 * Oversee the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. 1 * Create or assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization and nursing standards * Promote effective communication within the multi-professional team and Understand management and delegation principles.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Manager Surgical Services

Location: California-San Jose-Good Samaritan Hospital

Requisition ID: 03360-20398