Senior Nursing Director Perioperative Services

This awarded and recognized hospital in East Texas is actively interviewing for a Senior Nursing Director to oversee Perioperative Services. Join this outstanding health care system, and lead a team of tenured Operating Room (OR) and Surgical Services professionals.

Well known in the community for superior patient care and quality, this 200+ bed medical center in Eastern Texas has been recognized at the local, state, and federal levels for its commitments to being best-in-class. The Perioperative Nursing Senior Director will join a hospital that offers a wide array of inpatient and outpatient services to the region. Cardiovascular Services and Neurosciences, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Wound Care and Oncology – all are available at this outstanding medical center in the beautiful lake and river lands of Eastern Texas.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Senior Director of Perioperative Nursing will work collaboratively with Procedural Services Leaders, Ancillary Leaders, and Operations Leadership to set departmental strategy for financial and clinical performance. Supported by 5 Clinical Nurse Leaders, including 2 CVOR Operating Room Nurse Managers, the Director will oversee an extremely busy and progressive department.

The Senior Perioperative Director will find an innovative and progressive unit that feels like a close-knit family. This 12 Operating Suite department offers a wide array of procedures, so the Director will need to be a strong Nurse Leader with diverse Surgical experience. Boasting an impressive and accredited Cardiovascular Surgery Line that does over 70 hearts a day, as well as Neuro / Spine, Brain Surgery, two Hybrid rooms, and a very large Orthopedics department, this Perioperative Services Department keeps the boards full and the surgeons busy.

From a clinical standpoint, the Senior Nursing 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, you’ll develop educative initiatives and programs that will spark interest in the staff and maintain adherence to evidence-based practices. 

This Director will also serve an important role in the administrative operations of the Perioperative Services Department. You’ll spearhead development and maintenance of staffing policies and procedures, as well as taking a lead in developing and monitoring the departmental annual budgets. Strong experience in budgeting and staffing policy and procedure, as well as experience applying LEAN management techniques will help secure the financial future of the department.

East Texas is well known for its beauty, peace, and quiet. With thousands of acres of National and State Forests, an affordable cost-of-living, fantastic schools, and tightknit communities, it’s no surprise that people never want to leave. If the Senior Nursing Director of Perioperative Services is an outdoorsy type, you’ll will find hiking, biking, boating, and just about everything else that can be done under the sun. For the city folks, all the lights, sounds, and action of the Dallas – Fort Worth Area are just a short drive away.

In joining this respected hospital, you’ll discover a region that bridges the gap between small town feeling and big city flavor. The Perioperative Services Nursing Director will find the peace of mind that comes with a stable position in a trusted hospital system, and the knowledge that you’re helping a strong community. You’ll also receive a competitive compensation package and generous benefits.