Nurse Director of Surgical Services
Eastern, VA area

Seeking a talented and qualified individual for a Nurse Director of Surgical Services in the Eastern, VA 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 Services Department in a leadership role.

Responsibilities of the Nurse Director of Surgical Services
  • The Director of Surgical Services Department leads the perioperative team by focusing on safe patient care while effectively managing operations
  • The Director Surgical Services has 24/7 responsibility for their departments
  • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication
  • Coaches subordinates providing feedback; constructive critique of work; facilitates individual development plan; and documents their job performance
  • Adheres to all Human Resource policies
  • Enforces standards of care for surgical services and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing surgical services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission
  • Supports new program strategies and/or program enhancements which would expand patient services
  • Advances the growth agenda for Surgical Services
  • Demonstrates a poised and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect within the organization and the community
  • Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service

Requirements of the Nurse Director of Surgical Services

  • 3 years' of Surgical Services nursing experience leadership required
  • 5 years' of Surgical Services nursing experienced required
  • BSN required
  • MSN preferred
  • Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation required
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred
  • Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) preferred
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