Madison Memorial Hospital

Madison Memorial Hospital is the only county-owned, non-critical access hospital in Idaho. Madison Memorial is also a self-sustainable, non-profit hospital. Madison has 69 beds and is a full-service facility. It is on the forefront of providing evidence-based, holistic patient care and linking its community members to the most progressive physicians, treatment, and medical technology available. 

Madison Memorial has grown substantially over the years but has never lost the enduring goal of fulfilling the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of those we serve. The organization is certified to the ISO 9001-2008 standards and is accredited by the Det Norske Veritas (DNV). This is the most sought after recognition for quality outcome management by international healthcare organizations. In 2014, The Leapfrog Group, a national healthcare coalition that advocates for patient safety and improved transparency and safety in hospitals, gave Madison Memorial an “A” rating.

The hospital’s Board of Trustees and executive leadership team have set a vision to be a premier regional healthcare provider that is committed to excellence everyday as part of the patient’s healing experience.  Our Hospital’s medical staff and highly skilled nurses provide state-of-the-art and comprehensive patient-centered care through a competent, healing, and trustworthy team.  

Madison Memorial’s services include outpatient clinics, dedicated physician practice groups, and a variety of specialty areas – many are linked to nationally and internationally recognized healthcare institutions. The Hospital is committed and able to provide quality healthcare to the families of our community through all of life’s stages, which creates healthier communities.

Madison Memorial Hospital Rexburg, ID, United States
Jan 25, 2018
Full time
Madison Memorial Hospital (MMH) is seeking a Director of Surgical Services for its county owned hospital and satellite facilities providing healthcare services to a population of approximately 28,856 in Rexburg, Idaho.  The Director of Surgical Services, under the direct supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), assumes the responsibility and accountability for incorporating the vision, mission, values and key goals of the organization into the job performance of our multisite surgical services departments including Surgery, Ambulatory Surgery, Recovery, and Day Surgery. The Director of Surgical Services provides clinical management and operations direction, demonstrates leadership and coordination, and ensures an environment that evidence-based practice is adhered to in all areas of responsibility.  Serves as the strategic leader as it relates to patient care, staff development, physician relationships, quality initiatives, program and staff development, and organizational success.   The incumbent effectively communicates ideas, direction and feedback to staff, peers, and providers, and adapts rapidly to alterations in healthcare requirements and regulations. The Director of Surgical Services is responsible for confirming  Every Patient  receives the best service possible  Every Time  in relation to the complex financial and resource intense departments assigned to them through keen business insight. Education/Certifications: Graduate of an accredited College of Nursing with a Bachelorette of Science in Nursing (BSN) Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Idaho, current (compact license will be accepted while acquiring an Idaho license) Basic Life Support (BLS), current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), current Pediatric Life Support (PALS), Current Obtain/Maintain certification in nursing administration and/or  applicable specialty area   Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of previous nurse management experience, required Previous Nurse Director experience, preferred Previous Director of Surgical Services experience, preferred Previous RN experience in a Surgical department and/or surgery center, preferred   Required Skills: Ability to seek, develop, retain, reward, and utilize employee talent Talent for establishing positive relationships with physicians, departmental personnel, various organizational departments, and Administration Skilled in applying teaming building strategies and principles of group process in interaction with staff Collaborates to determine customer expectations and how to achieve them Develop, implement, monitor, and assess processes that impact patient outcomes Applies benchmark data from internal and external sources to identify opportunities for improvement of care and patient safety. Supports and encourages an environment of transparency Prepares operation and capital budgets for areas of responsibility Manages the approved budget and adjusts strategies as needed to meet expectations Evaluates staffing effectiveness, productivity and total cost per unit Researches and implements practice changes directed by evidence based practice Communicates information to staff, providers, multiple departments, and Administration about meaningful decision making Networks with peers to share ideas and conduct mutual problem-solving Promotes and demonstrates the professional image of nursing in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behavior. Benefits and Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. Application Process: In confidence, complete the online application, attach your resume and cover letter All correspondence should be addressed to: The Director of Surgical Services Interviewing Committee