A Critical Access Hospital (CAH) is seeking a Surgical Services Nurse Director to join their state-of-the-art Surgery team.
This Medical Center is a fully licensed and certified Critical Access Hospital. The health system is comprised of a Medical Center, three EMS stations and eight outpatient locations, employing more than 750 staff members. An exceptional nursing team and more than 70 providers support a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services.
The Director of Surgical Services is the nursing leader for the perioperative service area of the hospital and reports directly to the Chief Nursing Officer. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to create a safe cultural environment for hospital and physician staff members as well as assure quality of surgical and anesthesia outcomes and patient and employee safety. The Director will be expected to work with both hospital staff and medical staff to insure compliance with evidence-based policies and practices and quality initiatives in order to insure high quality and safe patient outcomes. The Director will work with medical staff and hospital leadership to insure cooperation and professional and courteous relationships within all surgical departments or areas.
Responsibilities include developing departmental policies and procedures consistent with community standards of practice and in compliance with state and federal laws and overall hospital policies. The Director will also be responsible and accountable for overall management, planning, coordinating and directing of the Surgery and Post Anesthesia Care Unit departments to assure the delivery of quality patient care and implementing methods to increase awareness and utilization of these services.
This hospital is located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Northwest Washington is known for its beautiful Puget Sound. This estuary, or body of water where rivers meet the sea, is a massive network of rivers, bays, and islands. The area is home to major cities like Seattle and Tacoma, small harbor towns like Gig Harbor and Bremerton, and everything in between. No matter what the Nurse Director of Surgical Services enjoys doing they are sure to find in in the PNW.
Senior Leadership stands ready to offer the Director of Surgical Services a competitive salary, PTO and excellent benefits. Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity. Apply today!