Delaware Resource Group

  • Director of Pediatric Surgical Unit

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2018 4:05 PM)
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  • Overview

    DRG is seeking a Masters-prepared, enthusiastic professional with a passion for pediatric health-care to act as the Director of the Pediatric Surgical Unit.


    Supporting Oklahoma's level 1 trauma center and freestanding pediatric hospital, the Director will oversee the 40-bed Pediatric Surgical Specialty (Med/Surg) unit.  We are seeking an individual with proven leadership experience with evidence of outcome improvement in reduction of turnover, HAC, other PI initiatives; increased or positive results in employee engagement, patient experience, and retention.



    • Plans, organizes and directs the activities of assigned department(s).
    • Responsible for the overall direction of the department and ensures that goals and objectives are met.
    • Recommends, develops and implements policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with all relevant regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Responsible for meeting budgetary goals.
    • Prepares reports reflecting productivity and fiscal status.
    • Works closely with senior management and other health care professionals to ensure quality patient care.
    • Supervises staff and ensures training and professional development goals are met.
    • Resolves patient complaints in a timely manner in accordance with policy.
    • Develops and updates performance improvement tools.
    • Serves as a resource to community agencies and organizations as applicable.
    • Reviews management reports and quality statistics.
    • Resolves problems when issues arise.
    • Makes decisions regarding the hiring and termination of employees.
    • Serves as a resource for physicians and staff.


    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Masters Degree preferred 

    Experience: Five (5) years experience in health-care facility, including experience in supervisory or senior management capacity. Experience in an academic medical center preferred. 

    Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Current license from the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.


    Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

    Knowledge of nursing principles and techniques related to assigned department(s). Knowledge of managerial functions such as ability to solve practical problems, maintain a budget, report writing and performance improvement tools. Good computer skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills for interaction with staff, patients and medical professionals. Ability to prioritize and manage several tasks at one time. Skills in planning, coordinating and measuring departmental activities.


    The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.


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