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Director of Surgical Services (RN)
BOWLING GREEN, KY | | $100,000-$125,000

Director of Surgical Services (RN)

Nealy Pierce has been engaged by a Baldrige award winning, MAGNET designated, faith based, non-profit community hospital in the Midwestern US Region to help them identify a new Director of Surgical Services (RN) to join its patient focused, quality driven team. In this role, you will provide the strategic and inspirational leadership to the Surgical Services department with a team of 130 FTE's including four (4) Managers. The hospital performs over 5,000 annual procedures, and the Director will report to a collaborative Chief Nursing Officer who has been with the hospital for over 15 years. The Director of Surgical Services (RN) should be a transformational and inspirational team builder who is able to manage and mentor a team, focus on data and quality to drive improvements, and to encourage open communication between departments to ultimately achieve and provide the highest and safest level of patient care. This is an amazing opportunity to lead one of the most well-loved programs in the state!

They currently offer:

  • Award-winning, non-profit, community hospital focused first and foremost on Quality, Safety, Patient Satisfaction and its Employees
  • Malcolm Baldridge Award Winning Hospital
  • Magnet designated and Leapfrog A Rated
  • State-of-the-art technology and equipment including a DaVinci Robot
  • Great partnership with providers; strong focus on collaboration between administration, doctors and nursing
  • Opportunity to continue to build upon a rapidly growing service line by creating new programs and expanding existing services

We are looking for:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) prepared RN with a passion for empowering nurses and impacting an organization (Master's is a plus)
  • Previous leadership experience in an acute hospital Surgical Services department setting at the Director level
  • Certifications as CNOR and/or as a Nurse Executive (NE-BC or NEA-BC) are pluses
  • Someone with an INSPIRATIONAL leadership style who people gravitate towards and love to collaborate with and who can work well in any situation as a leader

Benefits / Compensation:

  • Very competitive compensation package based on experience
  • Relocation assistance with potential sign-on bonus for experienced leaders
  • Full benefits, employer contribution to retirement, tuition reimbursement and generous paid time off package

About the Community:

  • Recipient of the State’s “Community of the Year Award” in 2018 and rated as a "Best US City to Live In" in 2018 by USA Today
  • Family friendly community with top-rated schools, affordable homes, year round outdoor activities and arts and cultural events, quaint shops and boutiques, great restaurants, and a strong sense of community
  • Cost of living is 8% lower than the national average
  • Centrally located - easily accessible to major metropolitan cities in Kentucky and Indiana.

For immediate and confidential consideration, please forward your resume via the attached link.

Jill Jarufe | Vice President, Nursing
Jill@np-hc.com | 972.318.9803

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