Nurse Director of Surgical Services
Southern, CA area

Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Nurse Director of Surgical Services for a great opportunity in the Southern, CA area. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years of current experience working in an acute care hospital and 3+ years of experience working in a Surgical Department in a leadership role.

Responsibilities of the Nurse Director of Surgical Services

  • Drives operational excellence throughout the service area and leads growth of service line volume within the facility, development of new programs, and advancement of existing ones. Partners with senior administrators, executives, and professional staff to distinguish his/her facilities’ services and experience in the eyes of the physician, patient, and consumers
  • Scanning the competitive environment, leading business planning process, and providing strategies to drive profitable service line growth while reducing costs per case
  • Partnering closely with senior executives, sales and marketing executives, and service line management to enable growth strategies
  • Developing business case, including financials, for new program development and capital projects
  • Identifying and driving new physician and volume opportunities for the hospital ensuring alignment with clinical leaders
  • Monitoring key operational and financial metrics for improvement opportunities
  • Working with hospital administrative team and department director(s) for program development, implementation, execution monitoring, and evaluation of services at the hospital
  • Supporting a positive patient experience by providing optimal cost-effective delivery of services by physicians and professional staff within a safe department
  • Ensuring that oversight, processes, and resources are in place to improve clinical outcomes
  • Enabling clinical excellence by aligning goals with the clinical leaders and removing barriers for clinical practice as needed
  • Participating in rounding with patients and meeting with physicians and staff to ensure a high-quality patient experience
  • Collaborating with the facility surgical procedure schedulers focusing on accurate data collection and customer service to increase the surgical volume

Requirements of the Nurse Director of Surgical Services

  • 3 years' experience in Surgical Services nurse management leadership required
  • 5 years' experience in Surgical Services nursing required
  • BSN required
  • MSN preferred
  • Current licensure of the State of California
  • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred
Los Angeles
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