Nursing Director Surgical and Procedural Services

An exciting opportunity has just opened to lead as the Nursing Director of Surgical Services at this non-profit medical center in Northern California. This distinguished hospital is actively interviewing for a Nurse Leader to oversee Operating Rooms, PACU/Recovery, PreOp, GI, Cath Lab, and Sterile Processing. This is an excellent opportunity to take a step up in your career, expanding your oversight, and growing valuable leadership experience.

With around 150-beds, this short term acute care medical center in the San Francisco Bay Area is actively searching for exceptional, experienced Nursing Director to lead its Surgical Services, Procedural, and Operating Room teams. This person will join an outstanding nursing program, and a hospital that’s become a staple in the community over its 50+ years. Centered around its most acute services is a full host of community health services including Primary Care, a great Family Birthing Center, Oncology Care, and a highly-rated Orthopedics program.

Reporting directly to the Chief Nursing Offer (CNO) / Vice President of Patient Services, the Surgical Services Nursing Director will oversee an extremely busy Perioperative and Procedural Unit. Supporting the Director are a CNOR Operating Room Manager, a CPAN PACU Manager, and a Procedural Services Manager who leads inpatient and outpatient procedural services as well as Ambulatory / Day Surgery.

The Procedural and Surgical Services Director will take on an integral senior leadership role in this acute care medical center. This person will take clinical and administrative oversight of a 7-OR Perioperative Department that offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient procedures, from Orthopedics and Cardiac Surgery, to Minimally Invasive Robotics and Weight Loss Surgery. The Director will also lead operations in a 2-room Cardiac Catheterization, as well as one high-

The Nursing Director over this busy, dynamic Surgical and Procedural Services department will have a crucial role to play in the successful operations of this respected medical center. Strong experience in developing budgetary and staffing policy, as well as the application of quality improvement techniques such as LEAN methodologies, will certainly help in keeping the units running smoothly.

From a clinical standpoint, the Surgical Nursing Director will play a leading role in establishing and supporting developmental initiatives for the large staff. Working with the health care system’s Nurse Director of Education, as well as unit based Surgical Services RN Educators, you’ll develop initiatives and programs to spark interest in the staff and maintain adherence to evidence-based practices.

Situated close to the urban attractions of San Francisco proper, and the natural attractions of Central California, the SF Bay Area region boasts something for everyone. Live theater, world renowned restaurants, legendary live music, and famous wineries await just a short drive north or south. Enjoy the lights and sounds of a full service city. If the Director of Surgical Services is an adventurous type, you won’t need to look very far for hundreds of miles of hiking & biking trails, beachcombing, and the expanses of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. With some of the best schools in the nation and a high quality of life, the SF Bay Area is quickly gaining popularity among young families too.

The Procedural and Surgical Director will take a vital role in the operations of this community medical center. You’ll support the mission and vision of the hospital, and you’ll get the opportunity to develop valuable skills and experience. In addition to the knowledge that you’re helping to keep this community happy and healthy, you’ll also receive a generous benefits package and a competitive compensation.