Providence Health & Services Director of Perioperative Services in Burbank, California


Providence is calling a Director of Perioperative Services (Full time / Day shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Administer the managerial functions of setting objectives, planning, staffing, and directing activities of assigned department/areas of responsibility

  • Oversee Surgery, PACU and Short Stay Services

  • Develop, monitor, and evaluate program development to include financial, marketing, human resource, ethics, and community needs

  • Leadership

  • Demonstrates understanding of system that the operating room and perioperative services

  • Where identified, assumes management responsibility for directing/overseeing service lines for the continuum and/or multiple sites

  • Develops a collaborative effort between the Patient Care Division and the entire healthcare organization and medical staff in the areas of problem solving, risk taking and resultant change

  • Functions as a consultant and role model in the development of division staff

  • Demonstrates integrity and can be relied on to speak frankly

  • Functions as a leader who can measure, evaluate, act, motivate and deal effectively with people. Can calculate trouble in advance and steady the organization; excludes unnecessary interference in the internal operations of the department by being a strong and effective leader

  • Leadership/Supervision

  • Performs a wide variety of organization and Human Resources functions including:

  • Performance evaluation of managers and supervisors

  • Recommendations of promotions, demotions, and other disciplinary actions

  • Assists managers and supervisors in the proper handling of disciplinary actions

  • Provides authoritative backup for managers and supervisors as part of their decision-making

  • Stresses the importance of measurement in developing standards of performance

  • Performance Improvement/Quality and Safety

  • Identifies areas of improvement in services and utilizes the C.A.P. methodology to carry out and document these activities. Uses C.A.P.; Six Sigma tools and resources to advance and promote quality and safety in practice and patient care

  • Identifies and monitors key indicators related to the functioning of the division or department results per procedure

  • Ensures all Core Measures, NPSG, AORN and other related specialty standards are integrated into Perioperative Practice

  • Creates a culture of patient safety in the perioperative areas


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Current California Licensed Registered Nurse

  • 5 years previous Perioperative/Operating Room administrative experience in a large hospital

  • Management experience in a large hospital /health care environment>250 beds

  • Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master of Healthcare Administration/Master of Business Administration/Master of Science/Master's of Public Health/ Master's of Science in Nursing in hospital administration, health care administration or specialty field

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Director / Executive

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 194683