St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the region’s largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) , and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute . The full scope of services provided at St. David’s Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women’s services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric Surgery Center . The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care. Job Summary and Qualifications The director is responsible for the overall effective operation of his/her department(s) to ensure organization goals and objectives are achieved. Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction. You will comply with hospital/departmental policies and procedures, i.e., attendance, mandatory education, safety, infection control, etc. You will administer and analyze goals and objectives for work unit(s). Meet organizational goals. Take proactive view and anticipates change and need for action. You will prepare departmental budget, projecting reasonable activity levels and expenses required to achieve approved net margin for work unit(s). Operate work unit(s) within approved budget. You will maintain compliance with current regulation/requirements of outside regulatory/accrediting agencies and assure that new requirements are identified on a timely basis and coordinates hospital compliance. You will demonstrate understanding of Process Improvement. Promote the systematic assessment and improvement of performance. Continuously assess and improve the performance of care and services provided by using information available from customers (i.e., patients, staff, physicians, and employees), to improve outcomes. You will demonstrate high ethical standards in business practices. Actively support organizational goals and changes as they occur. Communicate goals in positive, supportive manner. You will guide, direct, and plan the organization and coordination of the department activities in the areas of responsibility. You will demonstrate effectiveness in the following areas: Selecting employees. Developing staff and preparing employees for career advancement. You will provide continuous employee assessment with timely written evaluations and demonstrate ability to motivate employees. Initiate progressive disciplinary action/termination when necessary. You will keep turnover at an acceptable level in order to meet hospital turnover goals You will actively participate in Hospital and Departmental committees and group meetings with a focus on providing input regarding improving the quality of patient care services in the facility. You will conduct monthly department meetings to keep staff informed. Insure that there is a complete flow of information through the department. You will comply with Employee Health and Injury policy/protocol. Comply with all emergency codes, disaster protocols, infection control protocols, and safety protocols. Ensure staff attends required/mandatory in-services and that staff receives continuing education to remain current in their field. You will demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients and families served in relation to growth and development over the life span to identify their requirements relative to age-specific needs. You 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.