Job Opening: Clinical Director of Overlake Ambulatory Surgery Center in Washington

Overlake Surgery Center, located on the Overlake Hospital Campus in Bellevue, Wash., is looking for a clinical director to oversee the operating room, pre/post op and special procedures (GI and pain) clinical departments.

This individual will be largely responsible for maintaining CMS Certification and AAAHC Accreditation. The ambulatory surgery center has four operating rooms and three short procedure rooms. The center annually cares for an estimated 5,000 patients.

This individual will:

•    Collaborate with executive director, medical director and board to assure patient safety and quality of care;
•    Work with management team to develop the clinical budget and streamline clinical operations;
•    Direct purchasing and management of medical supplies and drugs;
•    Analyze block utilization, turn-over times, OR efficiencies for physicians and staff;
•    Work with management team in defining and implementing center goals;
•    Provide required educational programs for maintenance of strong clinical skills;
•    Work with management team to assure staff is appropriately oriented and trained, including BCLS, PALS, ACLS, infection control, HIPAA, and Corporate Compliance;
•    Maintain Overlake Surgery Center's policies and procedures for continued compliance with CMS certification, AAAHC accreditation and state licensure;
•    Recruit, interview, hire, train, evaluate and counsel clinical;
•    Implement the Quality Improvement Committee and Medical Executive Committee, working closely with the medical director and executive director;
•    Work with the management team to measure patient satisfaction and opportunities for improvements;
•    Daily communication with physicians and staff.

Qualifications for this position include:

•    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (preferred)
•    Washington State Nursing License
•    5-plus years of progressive Nursing Management experience in an OR setting, preferably in an ASC
•    Membership with AORN and APIC Standards (preferred)
•    Familiarity with CMS Conditions for Coverage Standards, AAAHC Accreditation.

Please send cover letter and resume, salary requirements to Wendy Taylor, Executive Director at or                                           
Overlake Surgery Center
1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 300
Bellevue, WA 98004

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