Director of Surgical Services
Company: Mercy Medical Center Merced
Posted on: November 4, 2019
Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a
rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We
have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major
healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the
latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates
Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.
Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of
experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care.
Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers,
you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community
with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical
Provides system-wide strategic and operational leadership and is
responsible to design, integrate, and coordinate Surgical Services
across Dignity Health. Directs the provision of perioperative care
in this service line while maintaining standards of patient care.
Provides leadership and strategic vision to develop and
operationalize standard processes related to surgical services.
Collaborates with key leaders and departments to develop system
goals, action plans and program evaluation.
- Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts,
tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in
the context of the company's business; ability to apply this
knowledge appropriately in both clinical and non-clinical
- Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools
and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach
productive decisions based on informed judgment.
- Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards,
evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to
function and organization.
- Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care,
and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.
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Education and Experience:
- Minimum of Ten (10) years of successful and progressive
experience in a health care system or hospital, providing or
directing patient care activities within surgical services.
- Five (5) years of leadership experience managing a variety of
patient care services in a complex surgical services/healthcare
- Experience in directing other clinical areas, working closely
with physicians, and developing clinical strategies, implementing
operational efforts, and measuring outcomes.
- Master's degree in related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA) from an
accredited instution (degree will be verified) or medical degree
(e.g. M.D./D.O.) with board certification in surgery or
- Applicable clinical degree (e.g., RN, MD, DO) in state of
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