This well regarded and trusted Multi-Specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) is actively searching for a new Nursing Director. Join a large Healthcare System, and lead a tenured and dedicated staff of professionals.
The Director of Nursing will play a crucial role in the operations of this busy Ambulatory Surgery Center. Working alongside the ASC Administrator, the Nursing Director will lead the staff in clinical education initiatives, assist in the continued development of this already bustling business, and act as the central representative for all aspects of quality improvement and risk management. In addition to this, you’ll have numerous opportunities for continued clinical development, growing your skills along with the staff’s ability.
The Director of Nursing will be well supported both in the Operating Room and out. Circulating and Scrubbing, you’ll have a well-tenured CNOR Surgical Charge Nurse. This nurse leader, along with a Certified Post-Anesthesia Nurse (CPAN) who oversees the 9-bed Recovery Unit will serve as your direct clinical support. Working in a limited ‘bedside’ role, the Surgery Director will appreciate opportunities to stay current with the best evidence-based care, and in having a direct hand in improving the quality of that care.
Administratively, your responsibilities will be a little more defined, but no less vital to the operations of the Ambulatory Surgery Center. In addition to the clinical education role described above, you’ll also spearhead staff credentialing and the implementation of engagement initiatives. Controlling inventory, resource scheduling, and maintenance scheduling will play important parts in the development and adherence to effective budgets, which you’ll co-develop with the ASC Administrator.
Performing over 5,500 procedures per year, this 7 suite multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center is always busy. Performing procedures that range from orthopedics to ophthalmology, and otolaryngology to gastroenterology, this surgical center has a strong stable of over 40 board-certified surgeons and physicians. Having served the Texarkana area for over 15 years and become a staple in the local surgical community, patients are often referred here by the area’s many hospitals.
East Texas is well known for its beauty, peace, and quiet. With thousands of acres of National and State Forests, an affordable cost-of-living, fantastic schools, and tightknit communities, it’s no surprise that people never want to leave. If the ASC Nursing Director is an outdoorsy type, you’ll will find hiking, biking, boating, and just about everything else that can be done under the sun. For the city folks, all the lights, sounds, and action of the Dallas – Fort Worth Area are just a short drive away.
And now for one of the best parts of working in an Ambulatory Surgery Center: The Hours! Not many Nurse Directors can say they get nights and weekends off, but you’ll find the time you need to enjoy your competitive salary and generous benefits package.