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Job Number: NGC 3659
Location: Utah

Director of Surgical Services-Utah (Northern)

Salary Range: Depends on Exp.

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Location: Utah



The Director of Surgical Services is responsible for planning, organizing, and influencing department activities and the delivery of patient care. The Director must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills to provide care appropriate to the ages of the patients served on his or her assigned units. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures and skills check lists.


Must be able to respect diversity of each individual's values, culture, spiritual beliefs, and other socio-economic issues in addressing the needs of patients, visitors, and co-workers. The Director maintains operations within budgetary parameters. Effectively interacts with patients, significant others, physicians, and other health team members while maintaining professional nursing standards. Ensures that care is of the best quality, is cost contained, and is carried out in an expeditious manner. Manages staff members in the Emergency Department. Consults with staff, physicians and Chief Clinical Officer on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure patient needs are met. Maintains and participates in hospital and department performance improvement activities.


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Must possess a current Utah State RN license, BSN, or Masters preferred.
  • Must be a RN who can circulate
  • Must have current ACLS Certification.
  • Current BLS (CPR) issued by American Red Cross or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.
  • Must have at least 5 years clinical nursing experience in Surgical Services with at least 5 years’ experience in the management of operations and budgets preferred, or the ability to learn and demonstrate proficiency after successful completion of a training program.
  • Small community hospital of 40 beds
  • 4 OR's and do approximately 170 cases/month.
  • The candidate also will oversee SDS/PACU, Endo and CP.
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