Eye Specialty Group is seeking a full-time ASC Administrator in the Memphis, TN area who will direct, supervise, and coordinate overall clinical and business operations for Provident ASC Holdings. Working under the direct supervision of the CEO, the ASC Administrator ensures efficient operations of the ASC and provides guidance, compliance, and oversight for the logistical and infrastructure support that establishes and maintains high quality of care in an efficient manner. This position will participate in the development and administration of policies for the clinical and business side of the ASC, as well as, strategic planning.
Assists in preparing, implementing, and monitoring the facility budget.
Provides balance between cost effectiveness and quality care issues.
Forecasts fiscal impact of trends and current and future technological changes affecting the preparation and implementation of the facility budget.
Communicates budget to facility/medical staff and supporting service departments.
Initiates corrective action for budget variances.
Provides guidelines for measuring the quality of patient care, based on accepted standards of nursing practice.
Ensures participation of facility personnel in the formulation of the standards of nursing practice.
Implements standards, annually reviewing and revising, as necessary, to reflect changes in nursing practice.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Is able to interpret data about the patient’s status, in order to identify each patient’s age-specific needs and provide the care needed by the patient group.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
Cultural practices will be addressed and supported, as long as such practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned courses of medical therapy.
Ensures clear, concise and current written policies and procedures are available to assist the nursing staff and minimize risk factors.
Ensures participation of facility personnel in the formulation of policies and procedures, annual reviews and revisions.
Interprets policies and procedures to all appropriate staff.
Enforces compliance with policies and procedures, as applicable.
Determines staffing requirements and patterns, based on scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources.
Acts as a consultant in selection of staff, determined by hiring policies of the facility and department, job requirements, qualifications, vacancies, availability and objectives relating to the quality of care to be delivered.
Ensures all new staff successfully complete required orientation program.
Ensures that technical and professional programs are scheduled for staff development and based on:
Identified learning needs of personnel.
Communication of facility directives, policies and procedures.
Maintenance and enhancement of clinical expertise.
Encourages staff career development and participation in professional organizations.
Participates in educational programs and staff meetings.
Ensures a safe, therapeutic operating room environment is maintained for patients and healthcare providers.
Ensures occupational safety for staff through:
Surveillance of safety program.
Surveillance of infection control program.
Monitoring of radiation safety principles.
Minimizing exposure to hazardous and toxic substances.
Ensures electrical safety is maintained.
Ensures physical facilities are maintained through:
Temperature and humidity control within acceptable ranges.
Adequate circulation and filtration systems are properly maintained.
Vacuum and gas systems are constantly monitored.
Ensures that the performance improvement program for the facility interfaces with and supports the Nursing Services performance improvement program.
Reviews monthly minutes of the facility performance improvement meetings.
Reviews monthly performance improvement compliance with established Ambulatory Care Service’s performance measures.
Participates in identification and selection of alternatives, when negative outcomes require corrective action.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Completes annual education requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal, and JCAHO/AAAHC regulations.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends annual review and performs departmental inservices.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments, and staff.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Attends committee, CQI, and management meetings, as appropriate.
Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control.
Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directive to staff and encourages interactive departmental meetings and discussions.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as, the focus statement of the department.
Minimum Associate’s Degree in Nursing: Preferred BSN
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current State of Tennessee Registered Nurse licensure.
Four (4) to 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
Additional languages preferred.
Basic computer knowledge and familiarity with EHR/EMR required. (Nextgen preferred)