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Providence Health & Services Director Surgical Services in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Director of Surgical Services (Full Time/Day Shift) to the Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Under the general supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Director of Perioperative Services is a professional Registered Nurse with a history of demonstrated leadership and administrative competence.

  • The Director of Surgical Services represents Saint John's Health Center and the Surgical Services Department by interpreting and applying policies and nursing practice guidelines, planning and coordinating day to day unit operations and assuming accountability for utilization of human and material resources by managing those resources within established budgetary guidelines.

  • Areas of support include the Operating Room, Pre-op, PACU, GI, Ambulatory Surgery Center and Central Service/Sterile Processing


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Registered Nurse License in the state of California

  • Five (5) years experience in a progressive leadership/management role required.

  • Previous experience in an RN staff level within Operating Room Services required.

  • Previous experience with capital and operating budget development.

  • Current CPR Certification

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

  • Able to effectively manage personal.

  • Familiarity with accreditation and regulatory agency requirements.

  • Knowledge and experience with Operating Room equipment and supplies.

  • Ability to work prioritize, organize, delegate and coordinate work.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • BSN Preferred

  • Membership or participation in a national organization

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving

  • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of organization.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Able to handle multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize.

  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Director/Executive

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 217411