Urology Surgery Program Director -FT - Days- - #196657

El Camino Health

Date: 06/08/2022 07:30 AM

City: Davenport, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

El Camino Health is committed to hiring, retaining and growing the best and brightest professionals who will carry our mission and vision forward. We are proud of our reputation in the community: One built on compassion, innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality care. Come join the team that makes this happen

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Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours

Work Shift
Day: 8 hours

Job Description

This position reports to the Executive Director of Urology Service line and is responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating services and activities associated with the Urology Surgery Program. Acts as a clinical liaison and oversees the technical, educational and clinical aspects of the Urology Surgery Program across all affected specialties and at both campuses including staffing, supplies, and equipment needed to manage the clinical requirements of the program and education for staff and physicians. This position is the communications link to physicians, office personnel, nursing staff, allied healthcare professionals and patients and their families. The manager is responsible for maintaining quality standards for responsive service and professional documentation, maintaining current and accurate policies, procedures and practices, all in a manner which is consistent with the Mission and Philosophy of El Camino Hospital

The Urology Surgery Program Director is the technical expert on operation and maintenance of Lithotripsy and ureteroscopic equipment including assisting on advanced urological interventional procedures. This position will work closely with the director, medical staff, and other ECH staff on business development strategies and activities to develop and grow the Lithotripsy and Urology Program

Coordinates the urology and lithotripsy program including coordinating staffing, supplies and equipment needed to manage the clinical requirements of the program. Works with hospital administrators and physicians to support the development of the program and coordinate day to day operations. Management duties including defining and assessing competencies, evaluating and education staff members and medical staff on procedures utilizing urology equipment

Technical expert on operation and maintenance of lithotripsy and ureteroscopic equipment including assisting on advance lithotripsy procedures, and major urological interventional procedures and assists physicians with seed implantation and genitourinary radiology procedures. This position works closely with the executive director, operating room director, medical staff and other ECH staff on business development strategies and activities to develop and grow the Urology Service Line

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Coordination to plan for procedures including staffing, materials, and equipment. Analyze expenses to budget, determine, order and maintain supplies and equipment needed to manage the clinical requirements of the urology service line. Serve as the technical expert on the operation and maintenance of lithotripsy equipment including assisting on advanced lithotripsy procedures. Performs various interventional, genitourinary radiology procedures involving kidneys, ureters, prostate, bladder and urethra. Perform and train others to operate equipment, trouble shoot technical issues, recognized damaged equipment, proper care of lithotripsy, laser and other ureteroscopic equipment, brachytherapy and instrumentation, proficient with all urology instrumentation. Able to scrub for all advanced procedure. Educate staff members and medical staff on procedures utilizing lithotripsy, brachytherapy and related urology equipment. Coaches staff to improve performance and develop competencies and address performance issues. Collaborate with physicians and staff. Teach advanced lithotripsy and other urological procedures to staff. Precept staff to be proficient with all equipment involved. Partners with Executive Director to determine organizational needs such as staff, goal setting, equipment and capital expenses as the program evolves


1. Five years supervisor or service-line program management experience including responsibility for staffing, training, supplies and equipment

2. Strong verbal, writing and presentation skills including prior physician relations experience

3. Five years recent experience as a urology surgery program manager/director in a perioperative setting including at least three year experience with a minimum of 50 procedures each in lithotripsy, intracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, laser, brachytherapy and prostate biopsies

4. Knowledgeable about advanced technology for lithotripsy, brachytherapy, laser, and other ureteroscopic procedures

5. Knowledge of advanced technology for minimally invasive procedures

6. Prior business development, marketing, or public health experience required

7. Program development and teaching experience preferred

License/Certification/Registration Requirements

1. Current CA CRT and Flouroscopy Licensure and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration required

2. Certification as an Certified Lithotripsy Technician CUI

3. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this job are available. El Camino Health will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability if that will allow them to perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the hospital, or causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace which cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation

Sedentary Work - Duties performed mostly while sitting; walking and standing at times. Occasionally lift or carry up to 10 lbs. Uses hands and fingers. - (Physical Requirements-United States of America)

An Equal Opportunity Employer:

El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.

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