Nurse Director of Hospital Surgery

A stellar community hospital in gorgeous Iowa is looking to hire a RN Director of Inpatient Surgery to be an influential leader. This is an exceptional opportunity for a skilled Acute Care Surgery Nurse Manager to take a step forward in their career and lead a passionate team.

This small acute care facility provides comprehensive acute care including a birthing center, oncology, and behavioral health services. This hospital offers extensive classes and community outreach events making it a leader in medical care for the region with a strong, engaged relationship with patients and their families.  

This active Surgical Services Department has 6 ORs and 2 Endoscopy Suites performing 550 cases monthly. This department features state-of-the-art technologies, including robotics, to perform a variety of cases including orthopedic, spine, gynecologic, and general surgery cases. The Nurse Director of Hospital Surgery will manage a strong team of 35 staff consisting of registered nurses and surgical technicians. In the addition to the Operating Room, the RN Director of Inpatient Surgery is also responsible for oversight of the Central Sterile Department.

In this comprehensive role, the Nurse Director of Hospital Surgery is responsible for budgetary oversight, hiring and firing of staff, ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies, and leading process improvement efforts. The RN Director of Inpatient Surgery will be an influential change agent in strategizing the long-term goals and vision for the department. The ideal candidate is BSN-prepared and has extensive leadership experience in the OR.

This charming community is surrounded by the rolling hills Iowa is famous for. This region has a rich history and the local downtown features many historical buildings. With an extensive network of parks and many lakes nearby, there are abundant options for outdoor adventures. With safe neighborhoods and affordable housing, this is an ideal place for a Nurse Director of Hospital Surgery plant one’s roots and enjoy a healthy work-life balance.

This high-quality, family-oriented facility will move quickly to interview a RN Director of Inpatient Surgery and offers competitive compensation with a full suite of benefits including retirement plans, employee discounts, and more!