Nurse Director of Surgical Operations

A regionally-known hospital located in Southern Virginia is currently searching for an experienced Nurse Director of Surgical Operations to join their accredited healthcare system.

This hospital is home to just under 150 licensed beds and has been providing regional health care to Southern Virginia for the past 50 years. The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will be joining a fully accredited hospital that proudly utilizes highly progressive equipment and services to rapidly advance optimal patient outcomes. The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will be a vital contribution to this full service acute-care facility that is known to offer Same-Day Surgery, Radiology, 24-hour Emergency Care, Women’s Center, Critical Care, Extended Care, Stereotactic Brest Biopsy’s, Oncology, Laboratory, Rehab, and Pastoral Services.

The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will be leading a state-of-the-art perioperative department that is responsible for roughly 50 surgeries each week. The types of surgeries this hospital is accustomed to performing include general surgeries, OB/GYN, ophthalmology, orthopedics, ENT, podiatric, urology, wound, and hyperbaric medicine. The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will oversee roughly 20 FTE direct reports and will be responsible for the oversight of out-patient and in-patient surgery, endoscopy, OR, central sterile, and post-operative recovery. The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will report directly to the Chief Nursing Officer and will serve as a vital member of the Senior Leadership Nursing team at this accredited healthcare facility.

The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will be expected to provide departmental oversight that appropriately aligns with the values and future goals of the healthcare organization. The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will work collaboratively with a cutting-edge team of healthcare professionals including Clinical Nurse Educators, Perioperative Nurse Managers, Surgical and Central Sterile techs, and other ancillary clinical and administrative staff. The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will have 24/7 responsibility for the day-to-day operations throughout the surgical services department and will be expected to tend to departmental issues in a timely manner. The ideal candidate for the Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will have at least three years of prior leadership experience and hold an advanced competency of the perioperative field.

The Nurse Director of Surgical Operations will work within a tight-knit community-based hospital that is proud to be a leading provider of healthcare in Southern regions of Virginia. The hospital is located in a small town situated in the heart of the Jefferson National Forrest which provides beautiful scenery and an abundance of stretching landscapes to adventure. This facility is also located in an area that has somewhat quick access to areas of West Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

This respectable healthcare facility is prepared to offer a competitive salary including a suitable benefit package.