Job Opening: Director of Nursing at Ridges Surgery Center

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Ridges Surgery Center is seeking a Director of Nursing to lead the clinical team, including staff in the Operating Room, Perianesthesia, Pre-Admissions, and Sterile Processing.  The Ridges Surgery Center is a new multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center located in a new 130,000 sq ft medical office building attached to Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, MN.
The Ridges Surgery Center is a member of the Surgical Care Affiliates Community.  SCA partners with leading physicians and health systems to provide outstanding patient care and value to our healthcare system. Our affiliated physicians perform more than 750,000 surgeries and procedures each year in 185 facilities across 34 states.  Our values as defined by our teammates are: Clinical Quality, Integrity, Service Excellence, Teamwork, Accountability, and Continuous Improvement.  Our mission is to care for our patients, serve our physicians, and improve healthcare in America.  Our vision is to be the partner of choice for surgical care.
Position Purpose:
•    The Director of Nursing is responsible for all aspects of nursing care delivery in the facility.
•    The Director of Nursing will work with the Medical Director to Co-Lead the Clinical Operations Committee responsible for Quality Improvement/Risk Management Program
•    The Director of Nursing will be responsible for Clinical Education and Orientation for the facility
•    As a Registered Nurse, the Director of Nursing is also responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.
•    Assumes responsibility as Department Manager of PACU/ERU Departments.
•    Assumes some responsibility of the Administrator in his/her absence.
Education, Experience, and Licensure:
•    Has successfully completed bachelor’s degree in nursing with a current state nursing license.  
•    3-5 yrs of experience in ambulatory surgery nursing (preferred), or hospital surgery department.
•    Preferably 2 yrs experience in charge nurse or management role.
•    Experience with Regulatory and Accreditation Surveys (CMS, and Joint Commission/AAAHC Accreditation)
•    Knowledge in CMS, OSHA, Accreditation, and AORN Standards.
•    Direct experience with Performance Improvement Initiatives
•    Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification.
•    Successful completion of ACLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification.
Competitive compensation with a generous annual incentive program
•    Health benefits – medical, dental, vision & prescription drug program
•    Paid time off
•    401k with company match
•    Long and short-term disability
•    Life insurance
•    Flexible spending account

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