Director of Transport Services in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital

Director of Transport Services

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Only 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 304077

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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Director of Transportation you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Director of Transportation where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Seeking a Director of Transport Services for Methodist Children’s Hospital who is responsible for the coordination of the department operations for all shifts and facilities. In this leadership role, the Director of Transport promotes collaboration among all members of the interdisciplinary team, is a resource person to the patient care team, and facilitates patient care delivery and timeliness of service. The Director of Transport role models and promotes the I-Care Values while providing for an optimal patient care and work environment. She/ he promotes excellent customer service and prevents and/ or resolves conflict. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

**THIS POSITION IS FULL-TIME MONDAY-FRIDAY / 40 HOUR WORKWEEK**

What You Will Do In Your Role:

  • Directs and provides guidance and direction to first line supervisors/charge personnel including interviewing, work allocation, orientation and training, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance, making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivation of employees to achieve peak performance. Is responsible for meeting unit productivity targets.
  • Coordinates, directs, assesses, modifies and formulates an appropriate staff assignment plan that addresses acuity, competency of staff and staff mix of licensed staff.
  • Responsible for organizing, directing, teaching and evaluating total nursing care within area of responsibility, including ensuring adequate staffing to ensure quality patient care. Manages and plans for department /nursing activities including supervising the treatment and care of the patients providing guidance and direction.
  • Serves as primary resource for the nursing department.
  • Demonstrates successful conflict resolution in a timely manner with patients, families and other healthcare team members.
  • Responsible for projects/processes that are essential to the success of the nursing department including: employee performance diaries, maintain statistical data, time and attendance, etc
  • Participates in and monitors the acquisition, utilization and evaluation of supplies and equipment.
  • Identifies and analyzes potential and actual conflict situations, provides leadership toward resolution and keeps facility administration and COO informed of patient care needs and conflicts. Immediately reports any equipment malfunctions to facility COO.

 What qualifications you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in health administration, business or related field of study required.
  • Three (3) years of job-specific experience in the healthcare industry.
  • Master’s Degree in business administration or healthcare administration preferred.
  • Current Texas license Registered Nurse Texas license preferred.

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Since opening in 1998 as the first and only hospital in San Antonio and South Texas designed and built just for children, Methodist Children’s Hospital has set the standard for treating the children of South and Central Texas. The hospital continues to lead the region in treating severely ill children, those with complex and chronic medical diagnoses, by providing the most sub-specialized care available. Our new tower is part of a landmark expansion which will increase the footprint of the Methodist Hospital campus by 445,000 square feet.

The new tower includes 150 rooms and a dedicated children’s imaging department with new, state-of-the art technology. The 94-bed neonatal intensive care unit, still the region’s largest, has board-certified neonatologists in-house 24/7 and is the city’s only Texas Department of Health-designated Level 4 neonatal intensive care unit. The new tower also includes 15 additional ER rooms, bringing the total to 40. Methodist Children’s Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.comand select Methodist Children’s Hospital under Locations.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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