We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
The Director, Perioperative will assure the delivery of safe, quality and cost-efficient care by competent staff members in perioperative services. Insures efficient utilization of available resources and meets productivity and/or financial goals. Meets customer satisfaction goals. Works collaboratively and effectively with other administrative personnel, physicians, and staff from other areas throughout the Health System to enhance communication, share pertinent data, and improve processes across the continuum. Performs related duties as assigned. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Assures the availability of patient care personnel competent to meet patient care requirements.
Participates in patient care when needed.
Problem solves and performs follow-up activities to respond to and resolve complex situations that arise with:Patients/significant others
Management staff in nursing and other departments as appropriate
Other healthcare facilities Community resources.
Develops, implements, and maintains patient care delivery system to assure the provision of quality patient care by the appropriate mix of licensed and non-licensed staff members.
Continually evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of patient care delivery.
Participates in unit-based and system-wide quality improvement activities. Participates in professional and educational activities.
Performs analysis of patient requirements for care, and of staff ability to meet patient care needs at least annually. Fosters staff development by assuring that needed skills are obtained.
Develops and maintains effective working relationships with administrative personnel, physicians, and other Health System staff members; with patient and significant others Communicates effectively with Health System personnel to share pertinent data, improve patient care processes, and improve the quality of care delivered.
Supports policies and procedures; participates in writing, reviewing, and/or revising as Observes universal precautions consistently. Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.
Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Licensure: Current RN License
Experience: Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of progressive management experience required with 3 years in management of perioperative services.
Other skills & knowledge: Basic knowledge of the perioperative environment
(skills, knowledge, abilities)
Education: Master’s Degree
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.