Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Now Hiring a Director Surgical Services for Middle TN!

The position is at a 200+ bed hospital in a very popular location near Nashville. 

Job Order #11152

Posted Date:10/22/2014
Job Category:Nursing
Position Title:Director of Surgical Services
Salary Range:Based on Experience
Location:Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA
Desired Skills:
Nursing Director of Surgical Services
Nashville - Davidson - Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Now hiring a Director of Surgical Services to oversee a total of 7 Operating Rooms and about 60 FTEs at a 200+ bed hospital in Middle TN!  Note, this is a VERY POPULAR location.  If there is interest, please send a resume to ASAP.

The Director of Surgical Services is part of the hospital administrative team and assists with the organization, direction, management and evaluation of patient care services for the Surgical Service areas.
  • Responsible for the clinical, operational and financial management of the Surgical Services departments.
  • Develops action plans and reports outcomes to Chief Nursing Officer.
  • Budgetary or fiscal accountability and is responsible 24 hours a day for the ongoing effective operation of units.
  • Oversees the unit’s operation to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of care and to maximize patient, physician, and employee satisfaction.
  • Frequent contact with employees, physicians, customers, community individuals and volunteers.
  • Develop and review monitoring activities related to the quality of nursing care provided.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and accrediting agencies. 
  • Must have strong knowledge of all aspects of Surgical Services and patient throughput including scheduling, pre-admission testing, ambulatory surgery, endoscopy, pain management, PACU, OR, and central sterile processing, and other areas as applicable.
  • Performs responsibilities in accordance with hospital goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

  • 5-7 years acute care nursing experience
  • 3-5 years Perioperative/Surgery nursing experience required
  • 2-3 years supervisory/management experience required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required

Certifications / Licensure:  
  • Current State Registered Nurse (RN) License and/or other licensure as applicable
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred
  • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred

Special Skills:  
  • Must be able to work under deadlines and utilize independent decision making skills in a wide variety of situations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage and inspire a team
  • Computer skills

Please send Resume to or click Apply Here for additional information about this position.

Surgical Nurse Recruiter is a niche division of The Clinical Recruiter focusing exclusively on Nurses and Nursing Leaders in the Surgical Services field. Please visit for more details.  

The Clinical Recruiter, a nation-wide healthcare placement firm, was founded with the goal of bringing qualified healthcare professionals together in order to create an optimal atmosphere for great patient care.  Please visit our website for additional information at

Heather Helton
VP of Recruitment
Surgical Nurse Recruiter Division
Direct Line:  615-257-1641 | Toll free:  800-568-0828 ext. 108
Fax: 888-226-0953

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