An excellent opportunity is now available for a Surgical Services Nurse Director in a 400+ bed Southern Arizona Medical Center.
The OR Nurse Director will report to the Chief Nursing Officer, and will be supported by 3 Nurse Managers. The Nurse Director Perioperative Service Line will be responsible for 100 full time nurses, an educator, 2 Clinical Nurse Leaders and various Registered Nurse First Assists. The Perioperative Service Line Director will be responsible for the Operating Rooms, Endoscopy, PACU, Pre-Admission Testing, SPD and Same Day Surgery.
The Nurse Manager Surgical Services will oversee a very busy department with 15 Operating Rooms, and 2 dedicated minor procedure endoscopy rooms. The Medical Center sees a variety of cases, including: General Surgery, Orthopedics, OB/GYN, Urology, Plastics, Thoracic, Heart, Neuro, Podiatry, ENT, Vascular and Ophthalmology.
The Medical center recently upgraded the surgical services department, with the help of the Da Vinci SI HD surgery System, allowing minimally invasive surgery. Overall, they perform over 12,000 inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.
The ideal Surgical Services Nurse Director will have previous management or supervisory experience, in addition to experience as an Operating Room Nurse. The Perioperative Services Nursing Director will prepare annual budgets, develop spreadsheets, monitor and analyze financial information and implement operational changes to meet budget targets. Though the Medical Center is one of the busiest in the state, the Nurse Manager will be required to assist in growing the service line and creating and maintaining physician relations.
The Medical Center is locating in Southern Arizona, a region which offers over 300 annual days of sunshine. The region is home to a stable economy, growing housing market, endless outdoor activities, a well-regarded public university, a vibrant downtown and a tight knit community.
The Medical Center is part of a large stable healthcare organization with medical Centers throughout the state. The Healthcare organization is known for their exceptional work life balance, and they believe in promoting from within, which allows for endless career advancement opportunities. The Medical Center is prepared to offer a generous salary, relocation assistance and wide array of benefits to the right candidate.