Job Description

Job Title: Director, Surgical & Anesthesia Services (RN or CRNA)
Job ID: 616935
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Management
Hours: Monday thru Friday Daylight
Shift: Day Job
Department: Anesthesia
Location: 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Are you an experienced RN or CRNA with a passion for surgical services? Are you a highly efficient, self-driven leader who is looking and ready for a new challenge? Look no further – this could be it!

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC is seeking a full-time Director of Surgical and Anesthesia Services to support our hospital’s main campus in the Oakland neighborhood in the city of Pittsburgh.

In this highly influential role, you will work closely with your direct reports – leaders over the main Operating Rooms, Pre/Post Op care, Central Sterile Processing, and Anesthesia – to enhance the experience of care for our patients. Drawing on your strong clinical knowledge of surgical services, you will plan, organize, and direct all aspects of patient care, operational processes, and financial processes and performance within these areas.

Our 14 Operating Rooms, 2 Procedure Rooms, and a Cystology suite provide surgical services for 12 specialties, including general surgery, gynecologic oncology, MIS gynecology, vascular, plastic and reconstruction surgery, orthopedics, bariatrics, urology, and GI. Our facilities use top-tier robotics and MIS technology.

Our Pre/Post Op care includes both ambulatory and inpatient care.

Think you are up for the challenge? Apply today to learn more!

More about Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC:

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC is a world-class center for both women’s health and comprehensive medical-surgical care. Ranked among the top 12 hospitals in the nation for gynecological care, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC is a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, one of the first recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
An innovative leader in the delivery of women’s health care and research, Magee is elegantly designed and welcoming with state-of-the-art technology for diagnosis and treatment.

One of the first recognized as a National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Magee serves as the teaching facility for obstetrics, gynecology, gynecologic oncology, and neonatology for the University of Pittsburgh. Members of our medical staff hold academic appointments at the university and are actively involved in education and research, as well as patient care.

For more information, visit our website at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

  • Application of clinical nursing and anesthesia theory and expertise to daily standard of care practice.
  • Assure the development and monitoring of quality assessment and improvement programs and facilitates continuous quality improvement activities promoting customer satisfaction through a multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Direct development and marketing of programs, in collaboration with other departments to improve clinical services, manage costs and increase revenues.
  • Ensure compliance of operations with federal, state and local regulatory and accrediting agencies by interpreting and applying the law to clinical practice.
  • Ensure implementation and evaluation of appropriate orientation and continuing education programs.
  • Evaluate products and equipment and recommends acquisition.
  • Govern personnel management for areas of responsibility and recruits, coaches and evaluates managers and other staff.
  • Lead the activities related to program planning, goal setting and policy development to support the mission and strategic plan of the Hospital.
  • Maintain fiscal accountability for areas of responsibility and motivate appropriate partnering and cooperation within the organization to maximize efficient use of resources.
  • Manages information systems related to clinical and financial data.
  • Mentor staff awareness and participation in these activities.
  • Negotiate and support various contractual agreements.
  • Oversee the development of policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Partner with other disciplines by serving on medical staff, Hospital and departmental committees.
  • Promote cohesive approach of Surgical & Anesthesia Services to patient care.
  • Promote consumer relations with patients, physicians, community, staff and third party payers.
  • Responsible for following the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Responsible for overseeing clinical functions of multi-area concern.
  • Responsible for procuring and maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Responsible for the care, security and appearance of equipment and facilities.
  • Secure necessary repairs and renovations.


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Masters degree in nursing, clinical theory or management. CRNAs are also encouraged to apply.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible clinical nursing and/or anesthesia experience to acquire an in-depth knowledge of nursing and anesthesia theory, techniques, equipment and clinical operation – required.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with senior management, medical staff, patient caregivers as well as to provide comfort to patients and their families.
  • Oral and written communication skills necessary to effectively communicate goals and objectives, resolve interdepartmental complaints, make management presentations and compose reports.
  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate unit resources, operations and care and to identify appropriate solutions to complex issues.
  • Clinical nursing and anesthesia theory and skill application.
  • Supports the coordination of research activities within a patient care service.
  • Remains abreast of clinical advances within the field of perioperative nursing and anesthesia (technique, pharmacological, clinical management).
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Registered Nurse
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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