HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Cardiovascular Services in San Jose, California

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. We are a recognized leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology, and innovative surgery techniques. Our recognition includes being the first of only five hospitals in the country to become a Stroke Certified Hospital, one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times, and a Santa Clara county designated STEMI receiving center. We have also been chosen by the members of the communities we serve as the “Bay Area’s Best Place to Have a Baby” and “Family Favorite Hospital” for over 10 years. Recognition from so many organizations demonstrates our dedication to quality health care for the people of Silicon Valley.

This position oversees the operations of 3 CV and 3MED. Working closely with the managers of the units, plans, directs and coordinates all operational activities for areas of responsibility. Develops policies and procedures as well as the quality improvement programs for areas of responsibility. Develops the capital and operating budgets in areas of responsibility. Ensures areas of responsibility are appropriately staffed by hiring and retaining competent staff. As a member of Good Samaritan Hospital's management team makes a significant contribution to the public's perception of the hospital. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Responsible for development and enforcement of policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care. Responsible for ensuring adequate Human Resources are available in areas of responsibility. Responsible for maintaining acceptable turnover in areas of responsibility. Ensures operations run within budgetary guidelines. Responsible for positive employee engagement and appropriate communication with staff. Responsible for quality and performance improvement activities in department and multidisciplinary. Responsible for positive customer satisfaction results. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines as set by federal, state, local and other agencies (i.e, JCAHO, Medicare, CMS). Facilitates positive productive relationships with physicians.

Education B.A. / B.S. required M.A. / M.S. preferred License/ Certifications California Registered Nurse License ACLS Certification BCLS Certification NIH Stroke Scale Experience 7-9 years of progressive hospital/nursing management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.Evidence of experience which defines competency in 3 CV, hospital and healthcare management. Evidence of experience in successful administration and leadership of organizational management programs. 3 years work experience in area of supervision required. Skills/Abilities/ Knowledge Ability to manage department employee and labor relations / Human Resource related issues. Ability to resolve conflicts among staff and work collaboratively with department director, physicians and other members of the healthcare team. Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments / projects and respond to numerous requests. Current Microsoft, computer and other relevant software skills. Ability to ensure operational efficiency, problem solve and make decisions, and exercise self-control and tolerate stress when dealing with multiple requests and/or conflicting demands from multiple customers.

Under minimal direction, has the ability to sustain direction in assessing needs, directing staff and carrying out departmental and professional responsibilities; self-starting and self-motivating; working hours may exceed eight (8) hours per day and is based on what is needed to accomplish work at hand. Manage stress appropriately, handle multiple priorities, make decisions under pressure. Work with a diverse mix of people. Manage anger/fear/hostility/violence of others appropriately. Work in areas that are crowded, manage internal and external customers effectively. Excellent verbal communications skills.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director Cardiovascular Services

Location: California-San Jose-Good Samaritan Hospital

Requisition ID: 03360-20446