Jefferson Healthcare in Port Townsend, WA (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) looking for a strong leader to join our team as the Director of Surgical Services. We are a busy team of professionals committed to providing the best, personalized care we can to a community we love. Our surgical team has a culture of ownership and we take pride in having a stake in the process. Our ideal candidate has experience leading a surgical services team and strong business acumen. They are highly adaptable and can add to the positivity we have every day for our job.
Surgical Services at Jefferson Healthcare is a place like no other. We enjoy a tight knit work environment where we care about our patients as well as each other. There are spectacularly gorgeous sunrises and views of the Cascade Mountain Range and Mount Rainer beyond the Puget Sound right from the back hallway of the OR. We are regularly open M-F and provide one team for 24/7 call coverage after hours. Surgical Services encompasses a Pre-Op Clinic, Surgical Short Stay Unit, 3 OR Suites, 1 Endoscopy Room, PACU, and Sterile Processing that sterilizes all the instrumentation of Jefferson healthcare including the OR, the hospital and all the clinics. Our service lines include General, Ortho, Urology, OBGYN, Endoscopy, Podiatry, and minor Cardiology procedures and on average we perform 100 surgeries a month, 60 endoscopies a month, and over a hundred total hip and knee replacements a year. Come join our small but mighty team!
Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula and in close proximity to Seattle, Victoria, BC and Vancouver. We are a DNV accredited, 4 Star rated Critical Access Hospital and provide exceptional care for more than 25,000 residents of East Jefferson County. We have numerous accreditations and awards and are recognized as Achieving Best Care by the Washington State Hospital Association. More importantly, our staff love being with us we recently received a 90% on our employee survey on "I would work here again."
Port Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. There are festivals almost every weekend, endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities, great places to eat, and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year, such as 2015 Best Small Towns in America (Smithsonian Magazine), 50 Safest Cities in Washington (Safewise.com), and 16 Best Places to Live in the US in 2015 (nearby Port Angeles by Outdoors Magazine). Come check us out!
Oversees the quality, service and cost-effectiveness of care delivered in the Surgical Services Department. Supervises and coordinates the activities of personnel engaged in providing care to patients. Accountable for creating a culture consistent with Jefferson Healthcare organizational values and service standards. Maintains knowledge of and assures compliance with regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Ensures department activities and outcomes are aligned with the strategic plan and the organization's mission, vision and values.
Education and Experience:
Current Washington state RN license in good standing
Current BLS, ACLS and Procedural Sedation required
Certification in Operating Room Nursing (CNOR) required or will complete in one calendar year from date of hire
BSN or undergraduate degree in related field required
Masters in Nursing or related field preferred
Three (3) years of leadership/supervisory experience required, five (5) preferred
Full time, exempt position
If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.
Our salary is competitive and we offer a generous benefits package of medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, personal time off and more.
To apply for this position and future positions, please visit our website at www.jeffersonhealthcare.org and select "Careers" on the "About Us" tab. This position will remain open until filled.
*A current resume and cover letter are required for full consideration*
Internal Number: 18-12-12-331
About Jefferson Healthcare
About US – Jefferson Healthcare Jefferson Healthcare is the only ISO 9000 accredited system on the northern Olympic Peninsula and is also DNV accredited while operating as a fully integrated health care system. The hospital is a 25-bed, critical access care hospital that has complete coverage by 24 hour hospitalists, has top rated surgical services and includes an emergency room, lab services, swing bed unit, the latest in digital imaging including new 3D mammography equipment and a comprehensive array of physical, speech and occupational rehabilitation therapies.Jefferson Healthcare was one of the first five hospitals in the Washington to be designated Baby Friendly by the World Health Organization. Jefferson Healthcare has a full service orthopedic clinic and an oncology clinic administering infusion services of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other treatments. The Medical Short Stay includes wound care, sleep medicine, Coumadin and anti-coagulation services. We provide Wellness programs, a broad range of support groups and community education programs.Jefferson Healthcare has nine clinics throughout the county and a nationally recognized award winning Home Health service provide...r and Hospice office. The primary care clinics are located near the hospital in Port Townsend and in Port Ludlow and Quilcene. The primary care clinics provide pediatrics, family medicine, obstetrics, women’s health, and urgent care. We also have a Specialty Clinic that provides pulmonary care, urological surgery and pelvic floor reconstruction and cardiology care services.Jefferson Healthcare has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.Jefferson Healthcare is a public hospital district providing services to residents of east Jefferson County. It is operated as a municipal corporation with five elected commissioners who oversee the district’s operations.