RN Director | Surgical Services (seek inpatient trauma surgery leadership exp.)

Location: Palm Springs, CA
Date Posted: 06-28-2017
Located just two hours east of L.A. on Interstate 10, Palm Springs has it all — amazing restaurants, vibrant nightclubs, amenity-filled resorts, rich history, culture, beautiful desert terrain, outdoor adventure, family fun, and so much more. From the rugged natural wonders of Joshua Tree National Park or the San Jacinto Mountains to man-made marvels like the area's bounty of pristinely preserved mid-century modern architecture, greater Palm Springs is a place of extraordinary beauty and natural wonder.  Affordable housing (in comparison to coastal and other areas of California) attracts young families, thereby expanding the skilled workforce. With more than 350 days of sunshine every year; easy access to L.A., San Diego, Orange County, Riverside, and San Bernardino; and excellent transportation services, it's easy to see why Greater Palm Springs remains one of the most sought-after lifestyle sanctuaries in California.
Looking for a change of scenery?  We seek a Registered Nurse with previous operating room Director's level experience at a busy trauma center for the role of Director of Surgical Services. In this role you will be accountable for the management and operation of Surgery, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and the Anesthesia Department on a 24 hour basis.  You will be responsible for the development of and maintenance of interdisciplinary relationships between all levels of departmental personnel as well as the institution as a whole. Your responsibilities include development, maintenance and coordination of departmental operations.  These operations promote patient care and staff development including but not limited to: policy and procedure, quality control, the management and continuous maintenance of staffing and human resources, the development of personnel in the department.  You will be responsible for the monitoring of Continuous Quality Improvement activities.  You will be responsible for strategic planning and management of financial resources.  These duties include budget development, purchase and maintenance of equipment, and maintenance of human resources within budgetary guidelines. Access to all Patient Health Information. 
Candidates must have a Master’s Degree (MBA, MHA, MSN or equivalent) and five (5) or more years of perioperative experience. Must have at least three (3) years of Director's level experience.  Must demonstrate knowledge of current nursing theory and practice. Must be a compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate.  Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work. Must be able to set both short and long term goals and meet these goals.  Must be able to identify opportunities for improvement and resolution.  Must possess teaching skills to promote optimum orientation and continuing staff education.  Must possess knowledge of healthcare trends for both inpatient and outpatient populations and demonstrates the ability to apply this knowledge in clinical and administrative settings.

Competitive compensation and benefits. This is an excellent opportunity to join a healthcare organization that boasts a broad offering of clinical services, recognizes leadership and talent, and promotes individual growth utilizing a team oriented approach.  For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now." 
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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