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Director, Surgical/Anesthesia Services

  • Job ID: 989760881
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Department: Operations Administration
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


Administrative oversight of Surgical and Anesthesia Services. Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating clinical patient care, operational processes/issues, and financial processes/performance.


  • Promote consumer relations with patients, physicians, community, staff, and third-party payers.
  • Secure necessary repairs and renovations.
  • Ensure implementation and evaluation of appropriate orientation and continuing education programs.
  • Direct development and marketing of programs, in collaboration with other departments to improve clinical services, manage costs and increase revenues.
  • Responsible for the care, security and appearance of equipment and facilities.
  • Lead the activities related to program planning, goal setting and policy development to support the mission and strategic plan of the Hospital.
  • Oversee the development of policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Responsible for following the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Ensure compliance of operations with federal, state and local regulatory and accrediting agencies by interpreting and applying the law to clinical practice.
  • Maintain fiscal accountability for areas of responsibility and motivate appropriate partnering and cooperation within the organization to maximize efficient use of resources.
  • Promote cohesive approach of Surgical & Anesthesia Services to patient care.
  • Govern personnel management for areas of responsibility and recruits, coaches and evaluates managers and other staff.
  • Application of clinical nursing and anesthesia theory and expertise to daily standard of care practice.
  • Mentor staff awareness and participation in these activities.
  • Negotiate and support various contractual agreements.
  • Evaluate products and equipment and recommends acquisition.
  • Assure the development and monitoring of quality assessment and improvement programs and facilitates continuous quality improvement activities promoting customer satisfaction through a multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Responsible for procuring and maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Manages information systems related to clinical and financial data.
  • Responsible for overseeing clinical functions of multi-area concern.
  • Partner with other disciplines by serving on medical staff, Hospital and departmental committees.
  • Conducts research respond to community needs and provides relevant facts to recommend solutions.
  • Collaborate with HR on demographics, recruitment and engagement initiatives.
  • Promote and support the development of educational programs around initiatives for employees, patients and our community.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans. Manage outcomes, tracking, and reporting relating to activities/initiatives to determine effectiveness, as well as manage dashboards/metrics. Responsible for reporting out to leadership and EMG members, etc.
  • Lead, manage and provide direction in collaboration with leaders on projects and activities related to patient outreach, community initiatives, initiatives related to underserved communities related to disparities and manages work around focus groups. Prepare reports on results, make presentation and participate in committees.



  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Masters degree in nursing, clinical theory or management.
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible clinical nursing and anesthesia experience to acquire an in-depth knowledge of nursing and anesthesia theory, techniques, equipment and clinical operation
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with senior management, medical staff, patient caregivers as well as to provide comfort to patients and their families.
  • Oral and written communication skills necessary to effectively communicate goals and objectives, resolve interdepartmental complaints, make management presentations and compose reports.
  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate unit resources, operations and care and to identify appropriate solutions to complex issues.Clinical nursing and anesthesia theory and skill application.
  • Supports the coordination of research activities within a patient care service.
  • Remains abreast of clinical advances within the field of perioperative nursing and anesthesia (technique, pharmacological, clinical management).

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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