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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