Nursing Director Surgical Services

There’s a brand new opportunity for a Nursing Director of Surgical Services in the Greater Sacramento area! This highly prestigious 600+ medical center is nationally recognized for its high quality patient-centered care.

This 400+ bed non-profit medical center is Magnet designated for its Nursing Excellence and is nationally ranked for its Perioperative program. This outstanding service line has drawn some of the world’s most skilled surgeons. This trusted facility offers a wide array of healthcare services including comprehensive oncology, cardiology, and maternity services.

Reporting to the Vice President of Perioperative and Procedural Services, The Director of Surgical Services will lead operations in one of the hospital’s foremost centers of excellence. This person will work closely with the Director of Perioperative Business Operations, and will serve in a Dyad Clinical leadership role with the Medical Director of Surgery. Additional support for the Director will come from Nurse Managers who lead teams in the Operating Rooms, Procedural / Endo, PreOp and PACU, and Sterile Processing. 

This busy Surgical Department has over 30 Operating Rooms broken into specialties such as Neuro, Cardiac, and Orthopedics. Each of these specialties has a strong Assistant Nursing Manager to lead Clinical Operations. Procedural Services are performed in 7 specialized procedure rooms. Supporting this large and busy unit is a PreOp and PACU/Recovery Area with over 60-beds, and an amazing team leading clinical care. 

In this fast-paced unit, the Director of Surgical Services will have the opportunity to lead a tenured team of CNOR Nurses and Support Staff specializing in a wide variety of service lines such as Burn, Transplant, GI/Endo, Orthopedics, Trauma, Vascular, Cardiac, and Neurology to name a few.

The Director of Surgical Services will be responsible for the administration and leadership of nursing care and overall clinical operations within the Perioperative Services. This role will spearhead quality improvement initiatives such as improving turnaround times and on-time starts. This is a very exciting time to join this organization, as it plans on expanding its Surgical Care options continually over the next decade and the Surgical Services Director will play a vital role in leading that growth.

With such a large department, it’ll be important that the Surgical Services Nurse Director be a mentor and leader to the Nursing team. This person will sponsor and support ongoing education initiatives, will serve as a subject matter expert, and will cultivate the next generation of Nurse Leaders. 

Nicknamed as the “City of Trees”, the Greater Sacramento Area enjoys a Mediterranean climate which is great for those that love to spend time in the great outdoors! Whether you or your family are into hiking, biking, whitewater rafter, or just enjoying afternoons year-around under the trees, this place is hard to beat. The Director of Surgical Services will enjoy a city teeming with culture, food, and natural beauty!

This medical center will pay the Director of Surgical Services a highly competitive base salary plus generous benefits! Apply now and elevate your career to the next level!