A progressive community hospital on beautiful Long Island is looking for a Nurse Director Surgical Services.
The not-for-profit teaching facility prides itself on a nursing culture that support evidence-based practice and support of continued professional development. This hospital is particularly well regarded for cardiac care, women’s health and emergency medicine. The 400-bed hospital is partnered with outstanding surgeons, anesthesiologists and staff making it one of the most patient and family-focused operating suites on Long Island.
The Nurse Director Surgical Services is responsible and accountable for delivering safe, reliable and quality patient care in all areas of Perioperative Services. Perioperative Services includes (Pre-Admission Testing, Day Surgery, Operating Room, Endoscopy, Pain Management and Post Anesthesia Care unit).
The Nurse Director Surgical Services must be capable of having an immediate and positive impact in the department. They will be responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and maintaining all patient care and administrative functions.
The Nurse Director Surgical Services will participate in the overall planning process for hospital/nursing services. They will work closely with the service line Vice President to design appropriate models of care/practice to assure the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of patient care, reviewing annually and revising as necessary.
This position is located on Long Island, about an hour from Manhattan on the train. The community surrounding the hospital is a wonderful place to live or work, with a thriving performing arts scene, great shopping and wonderful beaches and recreation.
The Nurse Director Surgical Services will be offered a competitive salary, excellent benefits including medical and dental, tuition reimbursement and professional development support. The hospital will also help defray relocation costs for the ideal candidate.