Job: Nurse Director Surgical Services

Categories Nurse Director
Salary very competitive
Location Waukegan, IL
Job Information

Director of Surgical Services

We are seeking a Director of Surgical Services.  The Director of Surgical Services provides for the overall management for our  Surgery Center. Responsibilities include patient satisfaction, continuously improving quality and clinical performance, maintaining compliance with all federal/state regulations, company policies, and Joint Commission standards, hiring and developing excellent clinical personnel, maintaining positive physician relations, achieving staff productivity goals, and achieving financial/budget results. This position reports to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

Specifically responsible for:

  • Clinical Outcomes
  • Quality & Performance Improvement
  • Customer Service
  • Staff Management
  • Service Line Growth
  • Financial Management
  • Compliance
  • Leadership
  • Communication & Relationship Building
  • Nursing

*Travel to other sites may be required

Unit Details:

  • # of Beds: 9 OR Suites, 1 designated for Open Heart
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeries as well as general ortho
  • Surgeons involved in programming
  • FTEs:
  • Support Structure:  2 Managers- OR Manager and Manager to GI,PACU/Same Day Surgery
  • Reports to: CNO
  • Shift/Hours:   Mon-Fri, days
  • 228 Bed facility

Ideal Candidate/Requirements:

  • Education/Cert requirements?  MSN, Valid IL RN License, BLS & ACLS required


  • Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois.
  • CPR, ACLS & FEMA certifications required
  • Must possess Bachelors’ in Nursing (BSN) and Masters in Nursing, Healthcare or Business Administration (or currently enrolled)
  • 3-5 years of nurse management experience within a hospital
  • 5-7 years of experience in med-surg, telemetry, critical care or operating room experience.
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environmentQualified Nurse Directors please forward your resume to Eric Clay at or call Eric at 773-494-9365 for more information.


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