Ascension Health Surgical Services Director - Surgery in Wichita, Kansas

Job ID: 172458

Surgical Services Director - Surgery

Wichita, Kansas


Additional Job Information

Title: Director-Surgical Services

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Hospital St. Joseph

Department: Surgery IP 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 40 Hours, Weekly

Marketing Statement

Via Christi Health is a full service healthcare system that for more than 125 years has been serving, caring for and healing the people of Kansas and the surrounding regions. Sponsored by Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and largest nonprofit healthcare system, our mission is to provide quality healthcare, with a special concern for the poor and vulnerable.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Dir-Surgical Services VCH-SJ leads the development and implementation of policies, procedures and strategies for Surgical Services.


  • Develops departmental goals, plans and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.

  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions and continuing education initiatives.

  • Prepares budgets and ensures compliance with allocated funding. Coordinate and directs internal/external audits.

  • Directs and evaluates all clinical activities, including care plan development, service level determination, and complaint management to achieve performance and quality control objectives.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1.5 Months (45 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Bachelor of Science

  • BSN from an approved (Accredited by NLN or CCNE) college or university required Master's degree preferred and Five years of management experience in Surgical Services in a highly complex surgical environment required.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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