Job: Perioperative Nurse Director

Categories Nurse Director
Salary Very Competitive
Location Tucson, AZ
Job Information

Sr. Perioperative Nurse Director

We are offer what we believe is a rare Nursing Opportunity for strong Perioperative Nursing leader who has demonstrated strong acute care management skills in the Perioperative Service Line. This position reports directly to the CNO and offers a substantial sign on bonus if hired.  Relocation assistance is available if hired.

Relocation assistance is available if hired.


In collaboration with VP Chief Operating Officer/Nursing Executive, strategically plans, organizes, directs and controls the development of ther hospital’s goals and objectives related to Patient Care Services policies, programs and other related issues. Establishes and implements standards and processes required to sustain an effective quality driven patient care delivery structure and support system for our customers. Responsible for the general management and administration of the Patient Care Services function for a single site, while maintaining an integrated hospital system. You will have expanded responsibility over nursing services including but not limited to clinical and support department responsibilities. Works closely with the VP Chief Operating Officer/Nursing Officer on special projects related to clinical services and quality initiatives.


All competencies identified in this document are essential to the satisfactory performance of the position by any/all incumbents, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary.

1. Integrates, supports, and fulfills the ministry values. Understand, interprets, models and applies the values of the hospital. Clearly and consistently communicates values to staff, managers, and all others. Respects others for their individual differences. Demonstrates the ability to align patient care ser-vices vision with the organizational vision, mission and values.

2. To provide leadership for the department and serve as leadership model. In partnership with operational leadership, serves as the clinical leader for the hospital. Develop and plan for nursing leadership team and leadership roles; mentor nursing skills. Monitor performance management, recruitment and retention activities.
Effectively manages change and fosters innovation; promotes and models teamwork within Patient Care Services. Engages and inspires people. Promotes name recognition and market image for the services provided both within and outside the hospital. Demonstrates current knowledge about national and local issues affecting health care delivery and the discipline. Creates a work environment that exemplifies Magnet characteristics and culture .Promotes positive performance management of all direct reports as measured by achieving organizational goals for staff satisfaction and through direct leadership observation.

3. Promotes excellence in customer service.  Creates a culture of excellence and transparency Maintains focus ensuring high quality and safe patient care. Understands models of Care Delivery, needs of patients and technology used in various environments. Initiates and fosters continuous improvement and innovation within Patient Care Services; ensure strategic allocation of resources by establishing appropriate financial balance between customer need, market forces and organizational values to guarantee financial viability of the hospital. Establish environment to initiate innovative clinical care delivery systems according to best practices.

4. Demonstrates an active Commitment to organizational Improvement and performance. Promotes the development and implementation of strategies for quality, cost-effective care; foster development of customers easy access and communication; and development of strategies, partnerships and plans to maintain and continuously improve levels of customer service. Holds self and associates accountable for performance and is results oriented. Actively participates in organization quality initiatives and clinical outcomes as measured by performance monitoring, initiating action plans to address areas not meeting established benchmark goals. Develop regulatory compliance, organizational preparedness, and performance improvement for staff satisfaction that meets patient and physician satisfaction.

5. Develops others, communicates effectively Ultimately responsible for interviewing, hiring, directing, counseling, developing, and appraising Patient Care Services personnel. Delegates authority and responsibility. Ensures responsibilities, authorities, and accountability of all subordinates are defined and understood. Shares information in timely, effective manner.

6. Stewards resources, takes risks and collaborates with others
Sets and meets financial targets without compromising quality, employee morale or customer satisfaction, while continuing to demonstrate cost containment results. Develops creative solutions. Builds supportive relationships and teams. Obtains results in complex, political situations. Models effective relationships and processes within a management structure; establishes collaborative relationships with key constituencies, both internal and external

7. To provide a safe, functional, supportive and effective environment for all patients, staff members and other individuals utilizing hospital facilities. Follows all emergency and safety policies and procedures of the hospital.

Relocation assistance is available if hired.

 Qualified Perioperative Nurse Directors please forward your resume for review to Eric Clay at or call 773-494-9365 for more information.

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