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ASC Director, Edmonds, WA


Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery

Director

Edmonds, WA

June 22, 2018


Edmonds Center for Outpatient Sugery, a division of Proliance Surgeons Inc., is seeking to fill a full-time ASC Director position.

The ASC

Conveniently located in Edmonds, this position will manage two of our surgery centers both within walking distance to the Swedish Hospital campus. Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery is a four operating room facility that is accredited by the American Association of Ambulatory Healthcare Centers (AAAHC). Proliance Center for Outpatient Spine and Joint Surgery is a two operating room facility located a few blocks away. This is the first outpatient surgery center in the Northwest specifically designed for, and dedicated to, outpatient surgery for the spine and total joint replacement.

The Role

Reporting to the ASC’s Board and Proliance Surgeons’ COO, the role has all of the responsibilities traditionally associated with the senior administrator for an ambulatory surgery center. The ASC Director will provide clinical, surgical, and business oversight. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and manage all aspects of the ASC’s operations as a means of continuously improving the patient experience and ensuring that every patient encounter is a positive one.
  • Ensure compliance with all accreditation standards, Medicare conditions for coverage and Washington State Department of Health regulations.
  • Serve as the ASC’s representative with accrediting bodies before, during and after site visits.
  • Lead and direct all activities related to the ASC’s administration, facilities, human resources, information technology, insurance, marketing, medical records, patient satisfaction, physician/hospital relations, purchasing and risk management.
  • Develop annual budgets and manage the variables that contribute to strong financial performance.
  • Analyze the ASC’s overall financial performance, room and staff utilization and the profitability of individual cases. Champion opportunities for improvement.
  • Lead a productive, team-oriented work environment.
  • Be a reliable presence in the ASC and conduct regular staff meetings to provide information and solicit feedback.
  • Coach and mentor staff by example and through use of clearly communicated expectations, progress meetings and performance reviews.
  • Develop and maintain a constructive working relationship with the ASC’s Clinical Director.
  • Ensure that company core values are modeled and policies and procedures are followed.
  • Leverage the resources in the Proliance Central Office to help meet the needs of the ASC.
  • Provide nursing relief in the perioperative and surgical areas, as needed.
  • Actively seek new lines of business and participate in the recruitment of surgeons.

Candidate Qualifications

Education/Experience/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in health care administration, nursing or a business discipline – RN required.
  • Five or more years of ASC management experience, including responsibility for regulatory compliance.
  • Experience as a circulating or perioperative nurse, specifically in orthopedics or ENT.
  • Demonstrated skills in finance, human resources, marketing, operations and strategy.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word skills; SIS experience a plus.

Professional and Personal Qualities

  • Ability to serve as both a hands-on manager and a high performing individual contributor.
  • Excellent judgment, understands what s/he does not know and what questions to ask to reach well informed decisions that minimize risk.
  • Self-effacing, humble yet confident person who is self-motivated, flexible, deals well with ambiguity and does not require positional authority to get things done.
  • Capable communicator who is able to articulate ideas, thoughts and questions clearly and appropriately.
  • Skilled manager with a collaborative style who influences change and builds consensus for ideas and recommendations that move teams forward.
  • Passionate and proactive about solving problems, adding value and delivering superior results.
  • Compassion for colleagues and subordinates and able to sustain collegiality and team orientation in a high performance culture.
  • Process orientation.
  • Absolute and unquestioned integrity.

How To Apply

  • Email cover letter and resume to reception@proliancesurgeons.com
  • Use “ASC Director” as the subject.
  • Candidates under consideration will be scheduled for a telephone, Skype or FaceTime interview. Successful first round candidates will be invited to interview in person.

We regret we are not in a position to personally respond to all applicants.


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