Dir-Surgical Svcs & Anesthesia - Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Job
Henry Ford Health - West Bloomfield Township, MI

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Dir-Surgical Svcs & Anesthesia - Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Requisition #: 75816
Status: Full-Time with Full-Time Benefits (40 Hours)
Business Unit: HF West Bloomfield
Shift: Days
Department: HFWB Anesthesia; Surgical Services
Weekends: Yes
Job Family: Surgery
Job Function: Leadership/Management
Campus/Job Location West Bloomfield Medical Center
Location (State/City): US-MI-West Bloomfield


Our health system thrives on teamwork, and we know our employees achieve the greatest results when they are working together for a common goal - to provide care for our patients. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment then we have a job for you!

Henry Ford Health System is one of the country's largest health care systems and a national leader in clinical care, research and education. Our system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan, 32 primary care centers and many other health-related entities throughout Southeast Michigan. Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, we continue to be committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse Michigan community. In 2009 alone, Henry Ford Health System provided more than $173 million in uncompensated care. Henry Ford also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 23,000. Our health system is led by CEO Nancy Schlichting.


The Director, Surgical Services & Anesthesia is responsible for the operations of the Operating Rooms, Central Processing Department, Pre-anesthesia Testing Department, Pre-anesthesia Unit, Anesthesia Department, Post Anesthesia Care Units, Endoscopy Department, and the Anesthesia Pain Clinic. The Director, Surgical Services & Anesthesia is responsible for assuring that all surgical, anesthetic, endoscopic, and pain clinic procedures are integrated and coordinated with patient needs and the needs of other health care providers within the institution. The Director carries the responsibility for integrating the strategic plan of the organization with the operations of the Department of Surgical Services & Anesthesia. This Director has an integral role on the Surgical Growth Team, developing and supporting relationships with Medical Group and external surgeon colleagues. This Director, in collaboration with the Chief of Surgical Services & Anesthesia, assures ongoing communication and process development through the Surgical Service Line. This position provides oversight for the development of safety practices, compassionate care, a memorable patient experience and efficiencies, integrating programs to meet patient needs within the hospital. This individual uses dynamic, humanistic, and team-oriented relationship talents to create an environment marked by innovation and continued improvement.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Master's degree in business or health related field. Minimum of 5 years administrative experience with increasing scope of responsibility.

Registered Nurse, must be licensed by the Michigan Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse; must be certified as a Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR).

CRNA must be certified by the Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist; licensed by the Michigan Board of Nursing as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.


The Director Services & Anestheisa is responsible for the operations of the Operating Rooms, Central Processing Department, Preanesthesia Testing Department, Preanesthesia Unit, Anesthesia Department, Post Anesthesia Care Units, Endoscopy Department, and the Anesthesia Pain Clinic. Principal Duties And Responsibilities

Provides leadership and direction for the development of strategies to advance areas of responsibility

Plans, implements and evaluates all programs and services, assuring appropriate resources and effective execution

Serves as a role model for leadership and creates an environment that recognizes the centrality of employee team members as our greatest resource

Collaborates with senior leaders, HFMG leadership, HFHS staff and external resources to achieve vision and strategic direction for areas of responsibility.

Facilitates a highly matrix approach in the development of services and display the ability to work effectively within the health system's decision-making and organizational structure.

Effectively communicates key information to stakeholders, both internal and external (includes government officials, university faculty, regulatory agencies and the community at large), representing the hospital and the HFHS.

Leads multidisciplinary teams and committees pertaining to service areas

Creates an environment of continual process improvement and adaptive innovation responsive to the needs of the customer

Accountable for all aspects of financial performance and growth within areas of responsibility and for HFHS

Responsible for demonstrating a commitment to a talent-based organization through the selection of top talent, strength-based development and coaching of team members reporting under designated leadership

Coordinates and implements process and procedures to ensure compliance with policies and accrediting agency requirements, and effectively manage costs.

Leads development of IT strategies and ensures support for execution of business and patient care strategies relative to areas of responsibility.

Analyzes and evaluates potential internal and external impacts of new services and changes to the delivery systems within existing areas to ensure quality, efficient and safe operations.

Performs other related duties incidental to the work described above

Preferred Leadership Competencies For This Role

Drive: Capacity to channel energy to achieve personal and professional goals with a focus on continual innovation and improvement

Intellectual Acumen: Strong desire to continually search for new information and the ability to adapt to new situations. Desire for continuous learning and has the ability to think in a multi-faceted way to achieve results.

Relationships: Ability to establish and develop relationships and understand the value of effective communication. The courage to seek and ask the right questions and to recognize and understand the importance of listening and building trust.

Focus: Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires results. Ability to become comfortable with being uncomfortable. Makes decisions using the filters of: 1. Quality and Safety 2. Compassionate Care 3. Memorable Experiences 4. Efficiency.

Individualized Approach: Recognizes that each person is unique, and seeks to know individuals and their uniqueness.

Growth Orientation: Ability to identify top talent and to develop it. Understands that growth takes place because of the people in the organization. Ability to select the right talent for the right position. Gives employees the knowledge, tools and support needed to make a contribution that gives meaning to their lives every day. Empowers employees and recognizes them for their contributions.

Response to Negativity: Ability to replace negativity with positive suggestions and discuss negative situations in private (one-on-one) and never before a group. Understands the importance of being positive when building teams.

Executive Skill: Articulates and communicates a vision. Capacity to lead and persuade others to accept established goals and values. Selects the right talent to ensure the success of the organization.

Creates an environment of continual process improvement responsive to the needs of the customer

Performs other related duties incidental to the work described above

Expected Performance, Behaviors and Results

The “Henry Ford Experience”: (Must demonstrate a commitment to Service Excellence and creating The Henry Ford Experience by):

Ÿ Creating first impressions, memorable moments and last impressions that fulfill the expressed and unexpressed wishes and needs of patients and family members.

Ÿ Valuing patients and family members as partners in their care.

Ÿ Providing outstanding clinical outcomes.

Ÿ Having world-class processes in place.

Ÿ Delivering high-touch care that is reliable, responsive and coordinated.

Ÿ Focusing on constant innovation and creating improvements beyond the boundaries of imagination.

Ÿ Celebrating our diversity with sensitivity and understanding.

Ÿ Embracing the idea that we are all owners of our health system.

Performance Results: (The level of success in role is measured by the degree that one meets and/ or exceeds the established goals in the following areas):

Ÿ Production metrics to achieve group performance awards/annual incentive pay.

Ÿ Quality and safety goals and/or results

Ÿ Improvements and innovation goals and initiatives

Ÿ Engagement results for employees and patients

Ÿ Performance measures as assigned

Ÿ People/Talent Investment goals and commitments

Ÿ Commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and hospital credo

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, weight/height, marital status, familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Built around a hospital founded by Detroit's favorite son, the not-for-profit Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a hospital network...