A 250 bed non-profit hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area is seeking a Nurse Director of Surgical Services to lead multiple units including: Inpatient Operating Rooms, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), onsite Ambulatory Surgery Center, advanced Catheterization Labs and GI Services. This medium sized medical center has 12 state of the art Operating Suites and offers a full array of surgical specialties including orthopedics, spine care, general, obgyn, urology, neuro, cardiac and more.
The Nurse Director of Surgical Services will be proud to work at this hospital that has been recognized by the Joint Commission for excellence in stroke care and Winner of American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for outstanding care of stroke patients. The advanced cardiovascular care team in the Cath Lab and CVOR pride themselves in this life saving care. As a Primary Stroke Center, this hospital receives high acuity patients and the Surgical Services Nurse Director maintains open communication with the Emergency Department to ensure appropriate Door to Table Time, Door to TPA Time and Door to Balloon metrics are consistently monitored and improved upon.
The perioperative leadership team adhere to evidence based practice and the Nurse Director of Surgical Services will ensure staff competencies with the assistance of a Perioperative Clinical Educator. Moreover, the RN Director develops, implements and assesses department policies, procedures and work flows. The Operating Room Leadership team is consistently working to improve OR efficiencies metrics such as First Case on Time Starts and OR Suite Turnover Times.
This hospital is centrally located between various family friendly communities in the Bay Area. Local residents enjoy breathing in the fresh ocean air and being located near many local amenities include a shopping center, numerous restaurants and a major highway for easy commuting. The Surgical Services Nurse Director will be supported with great benefits, internal advancement opportunities and comprehensive benefits.