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RN - Senior Administrator - Perioperative Services

Job ID: 952651
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 26, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

Under the authority and guidance of the Senior Vice President for Clinical Services, the Perioperative Administrator is responsible for the overall directing of operations to achieve the long-range and short-range goals and objectives of Perioperative Services as determined by Vidant Medical Center.

The Perioperative Services Administrator is responsible for the daily administration and leadership of the Operating Room, PACU, ASU, Sterile Processing, and Materials Management; accountable for directing, coordinating, and controlling all aspects of financial management, inventory management, and facility maintenance.

Plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates activities of nursing and ancillary personnel engaged in specific nursing/medical services, patient relations and staff; foster positive work relationships and serve as a liaison between the hospital administration, medical staff, employees and all  departments; demonstrate the primary goals of efficiently providing surgical services that exceed customer/patient expectations; improve clinical and financial operations.

Conducts conferences and discussions with personnel to encourage participation and formulating departmental policies, promotes initiatives to solve problems, and presents new policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or a related field preferred.

  • Licenses/Certification/Registrations: License as a Registered Nurse (RN), must maintain licensure with the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON); CNOR certificate highly desired.

  • Work Experience: Five (5) years of related work experience to include central sterile processing required.

  • Three years of recent clinical experience in a related specialty. Minimum of two years management experience, including involvement in budgetary process, personnel management, and long and short-term planning; three years nursing experience in a secondary/tertiary care setting. (Bachelor's degree and one year additional graduate education may be substituted for one year of experience, with a maximum substitution of two years)

  • Desired Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity and Trust admits mistakes and does not misrepresent self; demonstrate integrity, emotional maturity, and dedication to serve as a role model for others to emulate.

    • Sound Values demonstrates personal values in behavior, attitudes and characteristics (humility, honesty integrity, maturity and strong work ethics) that are congruent with those of Vidant.

    • Patient and Employee Experience Focused values and shows respect for others; mindful of developing and enhancing services to internal customers and external constituents.

    • Flexible and Adaptable thinks strategically in a dynamic marketplace, with a tolerance for ambiguity and flexibility to change direction as needed.

    • Highly Engaging develops relationships and trust with employees, physicians, faculty, volunteers and community to engage and support the mission and vision of proving a superior experience sees team as partners.

    • Action Oriented visualizes the end result and takes the necessary measures to drive the desired outcomes.

    • Analyzes operational data and employs proven management techniques to obtain maximum effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    • 1. Knowledge of full scope of the perioperative environment.

    • 2. Knowledge and experience in healthcare

    • 3. Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulatory requirements for a healthcare environment

    • 4. Business management skills including strategic planning skills

    • 5. Leadership skills

    • 6. Conflict resolution skills

    • 7. Interpersonal skills

    • 8. Organizational skills

    • 9. Process improvement and quality skills

    • 10. Written and verbal communication skills

    • 11. Analytical skills

    • 12. Budget/fiscal skills

    • 13. Ability to problem-solve

  • Reporting Relationship

    • Approximately 500 FTEs report to the Senior Administrator for Perioperative Services. Positions reporting to this position include but may not be limited to: Managers and Directors of various areas within Perioperative Services.

  • Budget Responsibilities

    • Management of funds with signatory and/or budget authority

  • Machines, tools, equipment and work aids required: General office equipment; Other Equipment Includes: 

    • Electronic Health Record, Surgical Tools and Instruments.

    • Body Fluid Exposure

  • Category II: Typical job duties do not involve exposure to body fluids or tissue, but job may require performing unplanned category duties.

Other Information

  • Full-Time position.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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