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RN Director of Surgical Services

We Are Hiring

We are Hiring
St. Vincent’s Birmingham is hiring a RN Director of Surgical Services to join the team!
 
Why join Ascension
St. Vincent’s Birmingham is a 400+ bed hospital conveniently located downtown. We are currently undergoing an exciting expansion and renovation project to create more patient rooms and waiting areas.
  • Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO.  Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.  
  • Heart of Care: Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. That’s why, at Ascension, we invest in our nurses so they can have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve.
  • Power of Purpose: For the associates at St. Vincent’s, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
 
What you will do
As a RN Director of Surgical Services with St. Vincent's Health System, you will have the opportunity to direct the development and implementation of policies, procedures and strategies for Surgical Services.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Develops departmental goals, plans and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.
  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions and continuing education initiatives.
  • Prepares budgets and ensures compliance with allocated funding. Coordinate and directs internal/external audits.
  • Directs and evaluates all clinical activities, including care plan development, service level determination, and complaint management to achieve performance and quality control objectives.
  • Works collaboratively with physicians, administration and directors to develop streamlined operations where equipment, supplies and staff are utilized efficiently and resourcefully.
  • Removes obstacles to achieving clinical quality, service excellence and financial effectiveness targets.
What you will need
 
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required
  • Master's degree or combination of Bachelor's degree and experience preferred
Work Experience:
  • 5 years of experience required.
  • 10 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience required.
  • 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity 
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
 
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
 
E-Verify Statement
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.  
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Job ID: 370135
Category: Nursing
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents Birmingham
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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