The Director of Procedural and Perioperative Services uses process improvement principles to create a culture of performance,efficiency and accountability. Patient experience is key to this role and will be expected to create teams to continually improve the healing experience.
The position manages, develops, and oversees daily operations including achieving operating and capital budgets, coding for maximum reimbursement, appropriate billing practices and service delivery to stakeholders. Position oversees all human resource functions to include hiring, training, performance reviews and recognition and reward. Develops and champions department performance and behavioral standards and works to continually improve quality of services. Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements and holds leaders and staff accountable for meeting goals. Utilizes and applies quality process improvement principles in achieving administrative responsibilities.
Job Dimension & Assigned Areas
Leader will have direct accountability for managing resources through proper budgeting, planning, utilization, evaluation and corrective action in accordance with established policies, procedures and practices for the following assigned departments and/or other primary areas of responsibility:
Procedural areas to include various surgery/OR suites, perioperative practices, pre/post anesthesia care, general surgery ambulatory care services and specialty surgery ambulatory care services.Essential Job Functions
Seeks out operational efficiency and involves employees and physicians in workforce redesign, as appropriate to better serve the patient, as well as create a workplace that all employees can function at their highest competency and productivity. Leads and participates in acquisition of new technologies to ensure the highest standard of care.
Develops and implements long-range goals that enhance services and support strong relational management with key stakeholders. Develops collaborative relationships with leadership, physicians, clinical, professional and support staff. Sets standards for operational performance for the division/department(s) and fiscal accountability. Develops and achieves annual financial targets and holds managers and employees accountable to budget targets.
Recruits, develops, retains and leads a talented team of leadership and staff committed to accomplishing the goals of Altru Health System. Builds an environment of shared commitment to organizational goals and fosters an environment conducive to maximizing individual and collective productivity, emphasizing performance and collaboration. Conducts performance reviews, actively recognizes and rewards employees and takes appropriate actions when performance is not meeting expectations. Acts as a mentor and promotes professional growth of employees. Takes responsibility for personal growth and development and meets all system educational requirements.
Builds consensus with the Medical Staff, working in cooperation with Practice Managers, Department Chairs, and physicians on related strategy and program initiatives. Develops collaborative dyad partnership with Medical Director.
Maintains competency in all organizational, department and outside agency standards relevant to services provided and ensures compliance. Manages processes to ensure all regulatory standards are met as well as works to prevent potential legal risk to Altru Health System as appropriate. Accesses internal resources to assist in adhering to standards as well as ensures staff understands expectations.
Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
NDBON or Compact State Agreement
Prior to Start Date
HR Primary Sources
Minnesota Board of Nursing
Prior to Start Date
HR Primary Sources
Education & Experience
Program of Study
A minimum of 5 years of related experience