• Requisition Number: 100121018
  • Department: DUKE HOSPITAL
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Specialty: Management/Leadership
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Clinical Operations Director – Duke University Hospital – Days

Duke University Health System- Duke University Hospital seeks to hire a Clinical Operations Director who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

The Clinical Operations Director will have clinical oversight of our 9 room multi-specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center, our 6 room Eye Center, and our Pre-Admissions Testing Center. There are peer-level leaders over our Inpatient Surgery, PACU and SPD. The position reports to our Associate Chief Nursing Officer. These are high-functioning units with strong clinical outcomes/metrics. This COD will have the opportunity to work on overall growth strategies including improving productivity and efficiency.

Department Profile:
Duke University Hospital is comprised of three surgical sites; Duke Hospital ,which is a 24-hour, 7 day a week, Level 1 Trauma Center with 35 Operating Rooms connected to the Duke Medicine Pavilion (DMP) with 18 operating rooms. Additionally, we have an Ambulatory Surgery Center with 9 operating rooms and Eye Center with 6 operating rooms. We facilitate a streamlined approach to serving patients within the continuum of surgical care while maintaining high standards of excellence. By becoming part of the Duke Surgical Services team, you will have opportunities to participate in national and international research, education, and cutting edge technologies.

• General Surgery
• Cardiothoracic
• Orthopedics
• Plastics
• Neurosurgery
• Otolaryngology Head & Neck (ENT)
• Gynecology
• Urology
• Robotics
• Transplant

Work Hours & Shifts:
Full Time: 24-7

Duke Nursing Highlights:
• All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.
• Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
• Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
• Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
• Relocation Assistance!
• Tuition Reimbursement & Loan Forgiveness!

Duke North /DMP Surgical Services includes eight specialties offering new and exciting opportunities in both adult and pediatrics using the latest technological advancements including two intraoperative MRI suites and two intraoperative CT suites. Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center also incorporates a variety of services that provide outpatient procedures offering the latest technology for adult and pediatric patients. Our Eye Center operating rooms provide highly specialized surgery for all ophthalmology including; glaucoma/corneal transplant, cataracts, vitreo-retinal, Neuro-ophthalmology and pediatrics.

2015 Statistics :
• Average Daily Census 783

• Surgical Cases 40, 055

• Endoscopy Cases 20,000

• Cath Cases 7, 500

• 500 + Life Flight transports per year

Job Summary:

As a Clinical Director of Perioperative Services, you will direct and coordinate work of designated employees, manage personnel activities to meet CSU/Departmental, Hospital and Health System objectives related to the provision of patient care within designated clinical areas.
In collaboration with other administrative leadership, develop strategic and operational plan for assigned clinical area(s). Communicate plans and continuously evaluate plans.
Develop and communicate vision for unit care delivery models and facilitate ongoing refinement of such models.
Provide developmental opportunities for direct reports.
Serve as clinical operational liaison with administrative and professional personnel concerning unit and/or departmental, Hospital and Health System policies and procedures, personnel administration and budgetary preparation and control.
Maintain interface with departmental personnel to coordinate clinical operational activities to ensure adequate staffing, space and facilities, coordination of purchasing, maintenance and renovation activities for the operational areas, administer a program of property management and accountability.
Determine and recommend necessary space, equipment, supplies and support systems to ensure effective functioning of unit/department.
Ensure safe environment of care for all staff, patients, and families.
Ensure effective processes for staff development, recruitment and retention.
Develop and support unit, shared governance structure.
Assure staff participation in departmental and Organizational Nursing Structures.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Provide overall direction and leadership for assigned clinical areas on a 24 hour basis; ensure the effective administrative management of clinical functions related to personnel and policy in order to meet the mission of patient care, education and research within a fiscally responsible organization.