Centura Health DIR PERIOPERATIVE SVCS in Pueblo, Colorado

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 124553_

_Recruiter Contact:_

_Clinic/Department:_* 7211 SMC SURGERY*




Position summary

This role is the administrative leader providing strategic direction, daily operational oversight, implementation, and overall fiscal management of Perioperative Services. Responsibilities include direct oversight of the full continuum of Operating Room operations, PACU, Sterile Processing , Heart State, CV Lab and GI lab in order to coordinate, streamline, improve, and grow the overall service line. This includes internal and external collaboration with other departments and physicians to facilitate efficient and effective Perioperative Service operations. This role will have direct leadership accountabilities managing budgets, OR leadership and staff, physician relations within service line.

education requirements

Bachelor’s Degree Required, Masters Degree in Business or Healthcare Administration preferred

work experience requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years in an expanded management role in a complex organization with demonstrated experience and ability in strategic planning and program growth/development.

  • Demonstrated achievement of positive results in a matrix environment and able to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and practitioners

  • Highly organized; skilled in written and oral communication.

  • Expertise and understanding of healthcare operations and the various impacts of any given initiative


  • Current RN License (Compact license preferred) with no restrictions.

Position duties (essential functions, INCLUDE % OF TIME)

_QUALITY -20 %_

  • Designs overall outcome measurement system for Perioperative Service Line and reports results to various stakeholders as appropriate. Directly responsible for department managers and Nursing, for implementing processes which promote achievement of best quality results and the achievement of CMS and other indicators.

  • Promotes national program certification and adheres to certification guidelines where related.

_SERVICE -20 %_

  • Fosters relationships with constituents that are aligned with the strategic direction for the service line.

  • Works collaboratively with Physicians, Entity/Service Line leadership System-Wide, and staff to assure alignment of perioperative strategies

  • Serves as a representative to Centura forums related to surgical services.

_COST -15 %_

  • Aligns all operational plans with national best practices, internal operating policies and other guidelines to assure efficient, compliant, and cost effective implementation.

  • Designs, develops and analyzes the financial performance metrics for the service line in coordination with Finance to enhance financial performance of the overall Service Line.

  • Develops and implements capital and operational budgets for all areas in the Service Line.

_PEOPLE -20 %_

  • Creates and leads a strong operational multi-disciplinary team of nurses and/or other clinical and non-clinical staff and assures that the team creates and implements work plans which reflect strategic priorities.

  • Provides general oversight of the daily operations providing guidance to Physicians, Management, and staff when appropriate. Reviews and manages all disciplinary actions, hiring and firing or delegates to site manager.

_GROWTH - 15%_

  • Develops and maintains an up to date strategic plan for perioperative services.

  • Develops business plans, measures success through outcomes and

obtains approval for plans.


  • Is visible and active in community events related to perioperative services; maintains national and statewide collegial relationships and/or presence in order to foster learning about best practices and emerging dynamics.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.