Director Perioperative Services

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Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St Francis


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Job Summary:
This job is responsible for direct and indirect patient care and day-to-day operations of the Perioperative Services function at a specific hospital campus in accordance with professional standards, strategic business objectives and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent manages department activities through subordinate management staff, and has 24-hour administrative authority and accountability for the department. Work also includes: 1) ensuring the highest level of surgical care to improve patient outcomes; 2) working closely with the Medical Director and other hospital department managers to integrate/coordinate/evaluate all phases of patient care; 3) administering approved work unit budget, ensuring that an adequate inventory of supplies is maintained, and that quality assurance/accreditation standards are followed; 4) reviewing and responding to daily patient care/physician issues and patient satisfaction reports; 5) serving on regional committees and internal management teams to represent the work site and address broad-based issues impacting the entire organization and 6) providing input to the hospital President on development, implementation, monitoring and other operational issues.
Job duties require considerable knowledge of the specialized principles and practices related to health care management in order to evaluate and make viable recommendations in support of clinical effectiveness and organizational performance improvement. Also requires clinical knowledge relative to the assigned functions and management expertise relating to business planning, process improvement, budget administration and personnel management. Performance improvement efforts cover a variety of processes, and an incumbent must be sufficiently knowledgeable to recognize important synergies and opportunities in clinical outcomes, cost containment, patient safety/satisfaction, risk reduction and regulatory compliance.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare-related field, graduation from an accredited school of nursing and a minimum of six years of recent work experience in perioperative nursing that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities, including three years in a supervisory or management capacity.
  • Equivalent additional qualifying work experience that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities may be substituted for two years of the degree requirement.


  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
  • Current healthcare provider BLS certification.



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