I’m responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the surgery center which includes pre-operative services, physician relations, business office operations, marketing,budgeting, Advantage Surgical Partners contracting, governance,QAPI, infection prevention,benchmarking, plant operations, state and federal regulatory compliance, national accreditation, personnel management and vendor relationships.
I oversee the day to day operations of the surgery facility with the Center administrator. It is also my responsibility as the clinical manager to assure, in all aspects, the excellent nursing care provided here at the UHCO Surgery Center.
I am responsible for physician creden-tialing, patient processing and scheduling of surgical procedures, patient billing and collection.
I ensure patient safety and I am the patient advocate while in the operating room.
I’m responsible for ordering an maintaining supplies, equipment, and inventory.
I prepare the patients for surgery and monitor them when they come out of surgery.