Nursing Director Perioperative Services

This outstanding community hospital in Eastern Washington is actively interviewing for a Nursing Director to join an exciting and challenging Perioperative Services leadership opportunity. Join this growing healthcare system and lead a team of dedicated and tenured surgical services nurses in one of Washington’s state-of-the-art hospitals.

A fulfilling role awaits the new Perioperative Nursing Director at this respected hospital. You’ll take administrative-level control of a premier Surgical Services Department. Touting an impressive patient safety rating, multiple Center of Excellence ratings, and accreditations, this established medical center is a trusted partner in the community.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), the Perioperative Services Nursing Director will oversee an amazing team of specialists. Reporting to the Director is a CNOR Clinical OR Manager and a CPAN Post Anesthesia Care (PACU) Manager, who in turn oversee Perioperative and PeriAnesthesia Supervisors, RN Charge Nurses, and a dedicated support staff of Surgical Educators, RNFAs, Scrub and Circulating RNs, and an extensive Technologist Staff. 

The Nursing Director over this busy, dynamic Perioperative Services department will have a crucial role to play in the successful operations of this respected medical center. Strong experience in developing budgetary and staffing policy, as well as the application of quality improvement techniques such as LEAN methodologies, will certainly help in keeping the units running smoothly. 

From a clinical standpoint, the Perioperative Director will play a leading role in establishing and supporting developmental initiatives for the large Surgical Services staff. Working with the health care system’s Nurse Director of Education, as well as unit based Surgical Services RN Educators, you’ll develop initiatives and programs to spark interest in the staff and maintain adherence to evidence-based practices.

The incoming Nursing Director of Perioperative Services will play a crucial role for this busy department. A successful candidate will have experience managing operational, clinical, and administrative duties in a high-volume environment. Renowned for its use of robotic assistance for procedures, and its superior patient outcomes, the surgical services department performs a long list of procedures out of its 7 Operating Rooms, dedicated Cesarean Section (C-Section) suites, and Endoscopy Suites. These procedures include:

  • Minimally Invasive
  • Cardiac & Vascular
  • Obstetric and Gynecological
  • Orthopedic
  • Otolaryngology
  • Podiatry

Located among the fertile valleys and beautiful mountains of Central Washington, the Nursing Director Perioperative Services will discover a wonderful place to live and work. An affordable cost of living, amazing schools, and a tight knit community of neighbors await you. For those who like the outdoors life, you’ll find hiking, biking, kayaking, and skiing opportunities around every evergreen studded corner. You’ll be a short drive away from the Greater Seattle area, so if you ever need a dose of city lights and action, it’ll be easy to attain.

You’ll play a vital role in the operations of this recognized and awarded medical center, supporting the mission of a trusted healthcare system, as well as the health of the community. The Perioperative Services Nursing Director will be supported, in turn, by a strong and tenured leadership team and the drive to improve every day. For all your hard work, you’ll receive a generous benefits package and a competitive compensation.