Manager- Perioperative Services- Endoscopy

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours Per Pay Period
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Standard Hours
Work Schedule
8 Hour


Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.


Position Summary


Has responsibility and accountability for assigned perioperative services. Manage the delivery of patient care. Major responsibilities include: -- Clinical Management: Ensures the safe and effective delivery of quality nursing care. -- Performance Improvement Research: Ensures compliance with established community standards of care and regulatory bodies. -- Human Resources/Financial Management: Works to maintain a fiscally responsible department including efficient use of staff and resources. -- Communication/Patient-Guest Relations: Provides a caring environment in support of CHI St. Luke's Mission and Values. Proactively strives and Supports excellence in customer satisfaction. -- Professional Practice/Professional Development: Assumes a leadership role in development of a professional practice; empowers staff nurses in clinical decision-making. -- Productivity: Monitors patient flow and staffing efficiencies.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the coordination of patient flow throughout the perioperative services areas from admission to discharge.
  • Consults in a variety of patient care situations requiring advanced competency and knowledge.
  • Serves as a clinical resource for problem solving and Assists staff with patient related issues.
  • Serves as a role model to develop staff competence in the delivery of nursing care.
  • Responsible for cost effective operations and initiatives, including product evaluation, prevention of waste & damage, materials management, patient flow, control of overtime, & appropriate staff mix.
  • Able to provide safe, quality care directly to a surgical patient as needed.

 Continuous Quality Improvement: 

  • Facilitates unit-based performance enhancement program/projects & follows up with staff & Implements recommendations based on performance measures/outcomes.
  • Supports and Participates in unit-based research projects based on performance enhancement data (i.e. infection rates).

 Human Resource/Financial Management: 

  • Promotes philosophy of shared leadership and individual accountability.
  • Encourages participation of staff in scheduling assignments and outcomes management.
  • Coordinates staffing and Ensures staffing coverage to provide quality patient care within budgetary guidelines.
  • Ensures cost-effective staff utilization. Assists in reassigning employees as necessary to improve productivity and/or to balance the workload. Evaluates staff and ancillary personnel as a resource consultant.
  • Participates in the hiring process to include interviews and personnel recommendations; coaches & counsels staff; completes counseling documentation, as indicated.
  • Assists the Director – Perioperative Services with the preparation & maintenance of the unit budget to include staffing responsibility, reviewing financial reports and materials mgmt.


Minimum Requirements:


Education and Licensure:

  • Registered Nurse
    Starting in January of 2016, any new hires should have:
  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 3 years leadership experience or minimum of 5 years leadership experience in the discipline or Master's Degree and no experience.

Minimum Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum of three (3) years leadership experience OR
  • Five (5) years of leadership experience in the discipline OR
  • Master's Degree with no experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Specialty certification preferred in area of practice


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