Nurse Director Outpatient Surgery Center

A respected ambulatory surgery center management company is actively interviewing to fill a Director of Nursing position at one of their same-day surgery centers in Southern California.

Surgery Center Quick Facts:

  • Two Operating Rooms
  • One Procedure Suite
  • Multi-Specialty ASC w/ comprehensive Total Joint program

The Surgery Center Nurse Director will work with the Administrator and lead this successful outpatient surgery center. The DON guides the Operating Room, PACU and Pre-Op teams and is to go-to person for all clinical leadership decisions. The Surgery Center Nurse Director oversees scheduling of surgical procedures, monitors inventory levels, ensures survey readiness for all accrediting bodies including TJC and CMS and leads quality improvement initiatives throughout the ASC. 

This multi-specialty surgery center provides patient centered surgical care in their two OR facility and offers the following surgical specialties to their patients: cardiology, dermatology, orthopedics, general surgery, gynecology, plastics, urology, hand surgery and pain management. The experienced Surgery Center Nurse Director will help the RN staff learn proper operating room work-flows and ensure their CNOR prepared staff is up to date on the latest in best practices.

The Nurse Director at this ASC plays a key leadership role in the day to day operations and ensure clear communication between the Pre-Op, OR and PACU teams. Clear communication and fluid patient flow leads to a quality patient experience. Moreover, keeping an eye on First Case on Time Starts is always paramount in the ASC environment to ensure the center runs efficiently. 

Located along the picturesque California coastline, this outpatient surgery center couldn’t be in a more beautiful location. The DON will marvel at the relaxing environment they can call home. This area of Southern California is close to larger cities for a Nurse Director looking for theatres, restaurants and entertainment; however, it’s also far enough away for a quieter lifestyle.