NHS Solutions has a new Interim Nurse Leadership role in California. We are urgently seeking an experienced CA RN licensed Interim Director of Surgical Services. This is an opportunity to lead a team at a state-of-the-art hospital. The Interim Director Surgical Services will manage the operational systems that provide direct and indirect care, of surgical service patients in the operating rooms, anesthesiology and sterile processing departments. The Director plans and organizes the care delivered in those areas. ensuring that systems function efficiently within the legal parameters of regulatory agencies and the governing body requirements of the medical center.  Twenty-four (24) hour overall responsibility and accountability to create and manage systems that ensures safe, therapeutic, and quality care. The additional responsibilities of this position include strategic planning, setting departmental goals, developing and enforcing policy for departments.

Key Requirements:
  • Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of California
  • BSN, MSN preferred
  • Certification in Operating Room or Certification in nursing management preferred
  • BCLS Certification
  • Knowledge of financial planning and budgeting
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills with a strong participatory management background
  • Knowledge of Performance Improvement/Lean principles
  • Regulatory Agency requirements – Joint Commission, CMS and Title 22
  • Computer skills with competency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Minimum 3 years prior management experience
  • Minimum 7 years prior clinical experience

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