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Job Description

The Clinical Director of Ambulatory Surgery Services is responsible for overseeing all aspects of clinical operations at both the Cary and Wakefield locations.  

Job Summary: Responsible for directing, coordinating and controlling all aspects of the operating functions, processes, and staff of the Surgery Center facilities in Cary and Wakefield, while demonstrating the primary goal of efficiently providing surgical services that exceed customer expectations and improve clinical and financial operations. Responsible for 24 hour a day, seven days a week responsibility for staffing and problem resolution. Consults with staff, physicians, and other nursing units on nursing problems and interpretation of facility policies and procedures to ensure that patient needs are met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities are as follows. Other duties may be assigned.

Job Standards:
1.1 Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others and supports patient safety initiatives.
1.2 Supports operational leaders in directing the development and administration of the budgets in assigned areas of responsibility. Recommends
type and amount of resources required. Guides the allocation of resources based on departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Assists
in developing master staffing plans for all areas.
1.3 Supports operational leaders in reviewing financial and operational data evaluating quality of service, workload, revenue and expenses. Monitors
salary and non-salary budgets for ambulatory care areas.
1.4 Provides direction for the delivery of cost effective, quality patient care based on established regulatory, professional and organizational
standards within the context of the operating vision. Oversight of all clinical operations including OR, Pre-Op, PACU and SPD.
1.5 Knowledgeable about current practices and standards in Ambulatory Care Nursing and Nursing Operations. Utilizes knowledge to lead
performance improvement activities. Lead regulatory and accreditation process including AAAHC and CMS.
1.6 Establishes and/or provides leadership for the attainment of ASC goals in support of the organizational mission.
1.7 Directs the implementation of processes to measure/assess and improve patient and departmental outcomes. Presents information and
recommendations for action to Performance Improvement Committee when indicated.
1.8 Coordinates and integrates services throughout the ASCs to effectively transition care into and out of ambulatory care settings. Focuses on
enhancement of population health outcomes.
1.9 Establishes and maintains collegial working relationship with surgeons and Medical Staff.
1.10 Adheres to the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics.
1.11 Participates in performance improvement and quality improvement activities including QI audits in line with AAAHC requirements and ASCA
1.12 Recognizes, supports and utilizes evidenced based nursing practices and evidenced based management practices.
1.13 Represents UNC REX with active participation in professional and community organizations.
1.14 Participates/supports nursing shared governance activities.
1.15 Addresses care access issues through development and integration of appropriate models.
1.16 Participates in appropriate committees as assigned.

Employee Organizational Standards:
1.1 COMMUNICATION: Uses appropriate methods to clearly convey information to others in an engaging way, which helps others understand and
retain the message.
1.2 COLLABORATION: Works with others respectfully and openly; provides help to achieve shared goals.
1.3 SERVICE: Anticipates and meets or exceeds all patient/customer needs and pro-actively takes responsibility for ensuring their quality care
experiences. All co-workers will be held to standards and behaviors guided by the UNCHCS Service Framework.
1.4 SAFETY: Meets or exceeds patient and co-worker safety requirements while promoting and achieving quality outcomes.
1.5 ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership for goals and outcomes; effectively and efficiently uses available resources to successfully complete
1.6 IMPROVEMENT: Identifies opportunities and takes action to continuously improve processes. Maintains effectiveness and flexibility during

Management duties/ Leader Standards:
1.1 LEADING SELF AND OTHERS: Builds and maintains relationships that are anchored in trust and shared decision making. Leads self and
others to grow.
1.2 LEADING QUALITY & SERVICE: Continuously ensures exceptional quality and service for all. Where applicable, all Leaders will be held to
standards and behaviors guided by the UNCHCS Service Framework - Carolina Care.
1.3 LEADING BUSINESS STRATEGY: Leads self and others to take ownership for goals and outcomes; effectively and efficiently uses available
1.4 LEADING FOR ACCOUNTABILITY & RESULTS: Leads self and others to take ownership for goals and outcomes; effectively and efficiently
uses available resources.
1.5 LEADING IMPROVEMENT: Leads continuous improvement by using innovation, creative problem solving and proven change management


Bachelor's degree (BSN) from an accredited School of Nursing and Master's degree in Nursing, Business, or related field are required.

NC RN License and CNOR certification required.

Ambulatory Surgery Center or Surgical Services experience required.  

Primary Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Department: REXH-14305-Cary OR Services

Shift: Day Job

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