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ASC Administrator/Director of Nursing

Posted: 07/26/2022

The ASC Administrator/Director of Nursing supervises and coordinates all Clinical activities related to the ASC and provides leadership in the conception, planning, development, and implementation of ASC business plans to the Board of Directors and Physician Members.
 
Duties include:

  • Employee Management/Leadership including managing training, scheduling, recruiting and hiring, performance evaluations, and maintaining a positive work environment acting as high level leader.
  • Oversee and Coordinate Quality/Infection Control/Patient Safety – identifying Quality Improvement projects continuously, assisting the Health and Safety Committee in reviewing and revising policies and practices, and provide timely and accurate quality reports.
  • Ensures clinic compliance with regulatory agencies governing health care delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies, including Medicare’s Conditions for Coverage, State of Missouri Department licensing guidelines, and accrediting body requirements. Continually monitors operations, programs, physical properties. Initiates appropriate change.
  • Participate in Committees and with the Board by leading and participating in quarterly Board meetings and with QAPI or other teams, and presenting new policies and procedures for final approval.
  • Working cooperatively with the Health and Safety Committee, Infection Control Nurse, ASC Managers, Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Committee, Medical/Anesthesia Advisory Committee, Credentialing, Purchasing, Risk, Medical Director and other Directors, Physicians, and the Board of Directors
  • Develop, revise, implement, and enforce policies and procedures and take charge of annual ASC licensing.
  • Work with Credentialing committee to maintain and complete credentialing files documenting staff credentialing and privileges for all credentialed providers per the ASC operating agreement documents.
  • Cost Containment involving working with respective representatives, internal and external, to negotiate contracts for highest quality goods and services, authorizing all purchasing and approving invoices/statements, maintain and monitor budgets (including surgical volumes) and preparing an annual budget.
  • Recommends, develops and updates strategic plans to support the ASC’s philosophy and goals.
  • Risk Management – work closely with the Risk Manager on the timely reporting of possible risk management events, resolving patient complaints and concerns, and providing support to all risk management activities.
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related field
  • Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or similar, preferred
  • Valid state RN license
  • Clinical experience required
  • Experience in surgical setting (ASC or Hospital)
  • Experience in comparable or larger setting (One facility, two OR suites total)
  • AORN Certification preferred
  • Ability to provide overall leadership to a busy ASC
  • Proven ability to handle stressful situations with physicians, staff, and patients
  • Demonstrated ability in strong organizational and communication skills (written and oral)
  • High level of communication skills including negotiation, conflict management, and a clean, open, transparent style of verbal communication
  • Ability to develop different written communications at appropriate levels of detail and in a clear, understandable manner
  • Comfortable analyzing different data sets, collecting data, and using data appropriately to make decisions, sell ideas, and assess outcomes
 
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
  • The work environment is a typical medical office environment. The employee must be able to complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, patients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others. The position is occasionally exposed to minimal radiation.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls up to 8 hours per day. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear up to 8 hours per day. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl up to 8 hours a day.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. The employee will occasionally assist patients in turning; will occasionally assist patient in arising from exam table; will occasionally push wheelchair patients; and occasionally assists patients in arising from and returning to wheelchair or bed.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
 
Job Type: Full-Time