HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Periopertive Services (RN) in Round Rock, Texas


This position, reporting directly to the Chief Nursing Officer, has 24-hour accountability for the clinical practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care within Surgical Services. This includes the identification and demonstration of abilities to meet special needs and considerations of age specific populations. / /This role encompasses management of human, fiscal and other resources, development of personnel, compliance with regulatory and professional standards, strategic planning and fostering of collaborative relationships.


In collaboration with the other members of the Round Rock Medical Center and St. David’s Healthcare System, oversees the administrative functioning of the Surgical Services Department. * Develops and reviews annually departmental policies and

procedures in compliance with the guidelines/standards of all applicable associations and/or governing bodies. Ensures staff remains knowledgeable of all policies and procedures relevant to their duties and responsibilities.
  • Develops and reviews annual department goals and objectives and plans for new projects with respect for cost, quality and service

  • Actively encourages staff to participate in the development and planning of department goals and objectives.

  • Ensures departmental quality/PI plans and activities are ongoing, reporting as needed.

  • Anticipates, identifies and works to remove barriers which block the delivery of commitments.

    Monitors regulatory compliance for functions and ensures improvement to maintain compliance.

  • Attends administrative meetings as scheduled 90% of the time.

  • In collaboration with Human Resources, hires and directs departmental staff in the performance of their duties.

  • Serves as a role model for all hospital employees

  • Adheres to personnel policies in the recruiting, hiring, directing, counseling, and evaluating of staff.

  • Conducts regular management and staff meetings at a minimum of every 2 months

  • Reviews and authorizes all disciplinary procedures in compliance with applicable hospital and departmental policies.

  • Completes performance appraisals by the due date

  • Ensures timely completion of competency testing and annual mandatory education of employees.

  • Must adhere to the company’s affirmative action and equal employment opportunity policy in regards to all employment decisions. All decisions regarding employment should be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.

  • Complies with Employee Health and Injury policy/protocol. Complies with all emergency codes, disaster protocols, infection control protocols, and safety protocols.

  • Identifies team developmental opportunities to promote team excellence.

    Demonstrates awareness of and commitment to the business and fiscal aspects of Round Rock Medical Center and the St. David’s Healthcare Partnership.

  • Prepares the annual department budget with input from the Nurse

    Managers and Supervisors in accordance with hospital procedures.

  • Responsible for increasing patient volumes in area(s) of responsibility.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of how team performance

    contributes to the overall business success of the Partnership by generating/recommending cost effective initiatives.

  • Analyzes budget and productivity reports, explores variance from

    projected outcome and takes corrective action to remedy variances.

  • Identifies trends within the industry/community providing

    feedback with recommendations for remaining strategically placed within the market.

    Takes responsibility for improving work processes and eliminating unnecessary activities.

  • Ensures Supervisors, Managers, and staff understand new processes by ensuring inservices and follow up education are available when indicated.

  • Oversees the monitoring of the effectiveness of existing processes

    toward improving quality outcomes.

  • Facilitates the development of the measurement of quality


    Actively pursues learning and self development to meet career goals while supporting the St. David’s HealthCare Mission, Vision, Values and Codes of Conduct.

  • Actively seeks input in order to identify value added skills to be

    developed to enhance performance and relationships.

  • Constructively shares knowledge, providing feedback to assist with

    peer or staff development.

  • Anticipates future requirements for maintaining expertise in area

    and actively seeks education to fulfill those requirements.

  • Seeks and takes on new assignments/skills/responsibilities viewing

    these as growth and development opportunities.


    Demonstrates an ability to communicate, orally and in writing, clearly, effectively and in an open, accepting manner to diverse populations. Possess excellent critical thinking skills leading to timely, sound decisions. Ability to set and achieve goals and objectives. Demonstrates an ability to adhere to the management behavioral standards of Round Rock Medical Center. Serves as a role model for the values of St. David’s Healthcare Partnership. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Round Rock Medical Center.



    Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

    Minimum of 2 years in a management position or progressive supervisory experience.


    Masters in Nursing or related field.

    Three (3) to five (5) years management experience in related area with multiple disciplines/departments.



    Current license to practice nursing in the state of Texas and BLS


    Certification in related field or administration, TNCC


Title: Director Periopertive Services (RN)

Location: Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06240-46558