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Director Of Surgical Services

Thousand Oaks, CA 41360

Posted: 02/10/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: RN - Registered Nurse Job Number: 15434 Branch: Major Accounts

Job Description

Hire Up Healthcare is partnering up with one of our most trusted clients in Thousand Oaks, California. They are looking to fill a permanent position for Director of Surgical Services.

Facility Details
Our Client is a licensed 382-bed acute care facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, our client has the only  Level II Trauma Center  in Eastern Ventura County and the only Emergency room in both Los Angeles and Ventura Counties with the coveted EDAP (Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics) rating. In addition, it is the only hospital certified by both Counties as a STEMI-designated heart attack center for rapid heart attack response and is a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. With more than 600 board certified physicians on its medical staff representing more than 50 specialties, Los Robles offers a full array of medical services including a 24-hour  emergency department,  comprehensive stroke center, ICU/CCU,  maternity,  Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit,  Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, medical and surgical departments, comprehensive  cancer center,  heart & cardiovascular center, same day surgery, and rehab center, to name a few.
Our client has been the Conejo Valley’ s source for health care for more than 50 years. With six locations including the main hospital, the state-of-the-art Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital, a dedicated Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as imaging and urgent care centers.
The  Director of Surgical Services  Department leads the perioperative team by focusing on safe patient care while effectively managing operations. The Director Surgical Services has 24/7 responsibility for their departments.

Major Responsibilities:
• Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication.

• Actively participates in service, departmental and hospital wide committees as assigned, providing ongoing communication to those one represents.

• Advances the customer experience in Surgical Services.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor' s degree  required 
Master' s degree MHA, MSN, MBA, or related field preferred
Minimum Work Experience
3+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing required
3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred 
MUST have acute care experience
MUST have facility experience with 15-20+ OR' s
Required Licenses/Certifications
Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which practices, in accordance with law and regulation required

• Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred

• Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred

Additional Information:

OR’ s – 17 total, 10 at main (7 general, 2 open heart, 1 cysto room) and also covers surgical hospital that has 7 OR’ s & 1 Cysto room

  Main campus -  Level 2 trauma center

Experienced director required

If have worked at Union environment in CA would be helpful

FTE’ s – around 140

Volume: 220-240 per month on Thousand Oaks /   400-450 at Main campus per month  Back to normal with volume from COVID.   Out of gate, was a positive 35 cases on volume and last month were 25 below.   Right on par for where we need to be.

 Service Lines Available:

Surgical hospital – they are heavy ortho, by sheer nature of that facility it is really a boutique type hospital, rooms are fantastic, inpatient nursing unit has won unit of distinction 2 years in a row, sells itself, makes it easy to get surgeons to come to use that campus, does some gyn, some general  Do about 20 open hearts a month, trying to grow more robust, recruiting another surgeon into it, do a lot of general, total joints, vascular, spine, quite a few robotic general cases, really have grown robotics program

Have done a great job with growth, increased by 6.7% volume from last year, 152% growth on robotics, worked hard on that  Bought a mako, one surgeon does about 400 cases a long, 1 XI at main, & 1 SI at main….looking to upgrade in near future  Division has big business plan to grow robotics, was from FL (the Division president).

Implemented a pediatric surgical service line as well over the last year, recruited pediatric general surgeon with big scope, will do about just anything if have infrastructure, did 160 cases out of gate….would have been 160 transfers, worked with Sunrise children’ s to bring in-house.
General Comments
Salary:  $145, 000  - $156, 000 MAX  - Salary is based on experience

Sign on Bonus OR Relocation - $10, 000

Yearly Bonus:  Up to 15% of  salary - Based on performance

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Christina Gonzales
Major Accounts Manager

Hello, I’m Christina! Currently, I'm the Major Accounts Manager of Healthcare with Hire Up Staffing/Hire Up Healthcare. I started just this week! Very excited about my new journey! I have 13 years of experience in the recruiting healthcare industry.

I started as a payroll processor and moved my way up the chain to a Dedicated Client Service Manager. Over the years I have learned how to successfully recruit, market and overcome challenges that we have within the healthcare industry today. I'm very passionate about what I can contribute to an organization and look forward to more success in doing what I love to do and that is find the perfect position for the perfect healthcare provider.

Hire up has given me an opportunity to join their amazing team and expand the healthcare side within their organization and I'm very pleased to be a new addition to the team.


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