Director Cardiovascular Surgery

Requisition ID
2021-155476
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Adult Cardiovascular Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8am - 4pm: call required
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health
Location
AR-LITTLE ROCK

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

The Director – Cardiovascular Surgical Services provides clinical leadership and management for the cardiovascular surgical health care service lines within St. Vincent Health System. The Director is responsible for promoting the CHI / St. Vincent Health System core values and vision. Accountable for operational effectiveness, quality of care and service for the designated Service Line. In addition, the Director is responsible for employee, medical staff and community relations and ensures that the services provided are responsive to the community’s health needs and integral to the achievement of the CHI / St. Vincent Health System mission and goals. Responsibilities include planning, growth and development of the Service Line as well as accountability for overall fiscal performance and results of all departments within the Service Line. Creates team based quality improvement plans, including definition of team goals, utilizing performance measures and appropriate analysis tools, changing and improving performance through feedback, coaching and teaching. As an overall responsibility of the clinic/department performance.

Qualifications

Demonstrated leadership capabilities in acute care, outpatient, or ambulatory setting in healthcare. Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Master’s Degree in one of the following: Business, Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other healthcare related field preferred.

 

Recommends and develops services relating to the community needs in the area of service line specialty.  Consults, coordinates, communicates and cooperates with businesses, governments, citizen groups and other community participants to identify community health needs and facilitate the development of plans to meet these needs and improve the health status of the population.

Acts as catalyst for change within the organization; responds to change with flexibility and adaptability to overcome organizational resistance and inertia; demonstrates the ability to focus and energize associates to work together for change; gains maximum support from others for new initiatives.

Supports CHI / St. Vincent Health System Health by assuming any other responsibilities that are mutually agreed upon to ensure the effective functioning of the CHI / St. Vincent Health System ministry

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