Senior Nurse Director Perioperative Services

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

This 200+ bed medical center, well known for its specialty service lines and commitment to the community, is actively seeking a Senior Nurse Director to drive operations in Perioperative Services. This person will join a facility known for high quality patient care, multiple centers of excellence, and as a regional leader in crucial service lines. This Medical Center is proud to provide best-in-class cardiology, oncology, birthing & neonatal, and trauma services the South Texas. 

Supported by an amazing and experienced staff of CNOR Nurse Managers, OR Nursing Supervisors, Scrub / Circulating RNs, and support staff across multiple inpatient and outpatient facilities, the Senior Perioperative Director will lead units that feels like a family. The Surgical Services Department boasts over 15 operating rooms, 3 of which are dedicated outpatient / day-surgery rooms, as well as 1 hybrid room and 3 procedure rooms. This department sees over 30,000 procedures annually, and typically sees cases around the clock. 

Supporting post procedure care is an outstanding Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). The CPAN and CAPA Certified Nurse Manager oversees a busy GI / Endo Department, Pre-Op holding and PostOperative Recovery. This 21-bed department is staffed by outstanding Nurse Supervisors, Recovery / PACU Staff RNs, GI/ENDO Procedure Specialists, and a generous support staff.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), the Senior Director of Perioperative Nursing will work collaboratively with other hospital directors and administrators to set departmental strategy for financial and clinical performance. Strong experience in budgeting and staffing policy and procedure, as well as experience applying LEAN management techniques will help secure the financial future of these inpatient and outpatient Surgical Service Lines.  

From a clinical standpoint, the Senior Director 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 in-unit Perioperative Educators and Clinical Nurse Specialists you’ll develop educative initiatives and programs that will spark interest in the staff and maintain adherence to evidence-based practices. This clinical discipline is the backbone of superior patient outcomes, something this hospital is known for.

South Texas is well known for its beauty, peace, and quiet. With thousands of acres of National and State Forests, a beautiful coastline, an affordable cost-of-living, fantastic schools, and tightknit communities, it’s no surprise that people never want to leave. The Senior Perioperative Nurse Director is an outdoorsy type, you 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 Houston 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 Nurse 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.