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Director, Surgery Center

  • Job ID: 090289141
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Hanover Surgicenter
  • Department: Hanover SurgiCenter
  • Location: 300 Highland Avenue, Hanover PA 17331
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $43.30 to $64.95 / hour


Responsible for planning, organizing, and evaluating operations for all services at the Surgery Centers. Manages and oversees all clinical and financial operations for all departmental cost centers. Works directly with administrative director and physician division chiefs to meet department's goals and mission. Facilitates the recruitment, orientation, and training of employees and is directly responsible that all hospital policies and procedures to assure compliance with regulatory standards.


  • Interview, hire, orient, coach, train, schedule, evaluate and discipline staff. Create a work environment conducive to productive performance and job satisfaction.
  • Responsible for medical surgical expenses and justifications as it relates to new products, equipment and supply/implant usage in collaboration with Business Manager and Purchasing Manager.
  • Serve as Director of Nursing to coordinate staffing, scheduling and general oversight of day to day operational activities.
  • Collaborate with physician department heads and managers to establish quality service standards. Ensure that standards are maintained and addresses areas that do not meet standards.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures which enhance/improve the practice of nursing care in the Surgery Center and are consistent with AORN (Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses) practices. Ensure policies and procedures meet all JCAHO, OSHA and DOH regulations.
  • Participate and contribute to the development of the overall goals and plans for the outpatient surgical services. Actively participate in the development and growth of surgery center operations. Work with schedulers to develop efficient physician OR schedules. Assume 24 hour responsibility for department operations.
  • Develop internal and external customer relationships (medical staff, employees, patients, parents, and payers). Identify customer needs, develop systems to monitor satisfaction, and develop operating plans to address areas of dissatisfaction.
  • Participate in the review of the overall nursing care program, and implements improvements as needed.



  • BSN required at time of hire or transfer into position.
  • Masters degree in Nursing or related health care field required, either at time of hire/transfer, or must be enrolled in a program within one year of hire/transfer date and completed within three years of enrollment. (i.e. public health, informational technology, administration, etc.)
  • The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below.
  • They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span 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/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive leadership experience required with relevant clinical experience preferred. Analytical ability necessary to evaluate staff, address and improve clinical issues and devise solutions to complex problems.
  • Leadership ability to develop staff, establish and maintain standards of performance within a national context for professional nursing practice and comply with administrative requirements.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to effectively create relationships to support a healing environment with patients, families, staff, physicians and hospital personnel including senior management in both written and verbal communication.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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