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Manager Clinical Svcs Perioperative

Company: CHI Franciscan St Francis
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:


In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.


CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.


As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program


Job Summary

This job is responsible for organizing, planning, managing and evaluating clinical and management activities for the designated department and in accordance with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (VM-FH) policies/standards/procedures and applicable regulatory/accreditation requirements.  An incumbent actively participates in the management activities and overall operations of the Perioperative Service Line to support the continuity and quality of patient care and foster inter-departmental communication/collaboration.  


Essential Duties


  • Manages and evaluates the clinical operations, programs and resources of the assigned clinical area/facility to assure the safe and appropriate delivery of diagnostic and/or therapeutic patient care.
  • Ensures that all activities are conducted in a timely and cost-effective manner and in compliance with organizational values, professional standards, internal policies and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in the development of, and implements new clinical systems/programs to enhance existing services and raise the standard of care for the patient population served. Ensures that work unit activities, productivity, and/or quality indicators are documented in accordance with guidelines.
  • Oversees the resolution of daily clinical administrative and operational issues. Monitors/troubleshoots service recovery and other escalated concerns and resolves within defined scope of responsibility. Collaborates with other departments to address and resolve problems, share information and enhance overall effectiveness/productivity.
  • Communicates significant information to department director and others in a timely and appropriate manner.

Staff Management and Development

  • Plans, manages and evaluates the work of clinical and administrative staff in accordance with the content, spirit and intent of applicable internal/external regulations and standard for human resource management. Ensures that employees are qualified and properly trained to perform assigned job duties.
  • Holds regular staff meetings and keeps employees apprised of all matters relevant to successful job performance.
  • Makes employment decisions, establishes performance standards and evaluates employee performance.
  • Educates, guides, counsels and develops staff and addresses performance management concerns and technical issues elevated by subordinates as beyond their scope of authority.

Regulatory Compliance

  • Ensures all aspects of clinical operations are conducted and documented in compliance with relevant internal policies, standards/procedures, and applicable regulatory requirements. Assesses on a continuous basis, services, patient outcomes, quality control, family/patient satisfaction, staffing needs and operational effectiveness to ensure optimal care and delivery.
  • Ensures that internal controls are sufficient to provide for accurate complete and compliant programs and processes.
  • Identifies need for changes in standards, programs and services and develops recommendations for consideration by the Director.


  • Participates in annual budget planning and administration relative to assigned responsibilities.
  • Identifies adequate staffing levels for appropriate coverage to meet budgetary and operational objectives.
  • Monitors work schedules and staffing levels to meet budgetary requirements and control overtime and/or premium pay.
  • Monitors and approves expenditures within defined scope of responsibility. Explains variances and addresses in a timely manner. Informs
  • Director of all issues with potential for budgetary impact.

Performance/Quality Improvement

  • Works with management team to ensure the application of consistent operational and clinical practices.
  • Assesses the strengths/weaknesses of the assigned clinical area/facility to identify opportunities and provide recommendations to Director for new quality/performance improvement initiatives. Implements new processes and ensures that performance improvement activities are conducted in a timely and effective manner.
  • Ensures staff receives the necessary on-site training and consultation to enhance their understanding of quality/performance improvement initiatives.

Short- and Long-Term Planning

  • Participates, as a key member of the management team for the assigned clinical function, in the development of strategies, initiatives and programs addressing matters such as: provision of new services, standardization of procedures across the organization, maximizing resources, improving cost-effectiveness of clinical services provided, enhancing patient outcomes/satisfaction and other issues of similar complexity and consequence.
  • Performs related duties as required.


Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, and four years related work that would demonstrate attainment of requisite job knowledge/abilities, including two years in a charge nurse/leadership position (or equivalent). 
  • BSN or Bachelors’ Degree in a related field is preferred




  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing.  
  • Specialty certification (e.g. CNOR, Certified Post Anesthesia Nurse [CPAN], Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse [CAPN] is preferred.
  • Current American Heart Association healthcare provider BLS certification.

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Francis, Federal Way , Manager Clinical Svcs Perioperative, Other , Federal Way, Washington

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