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Director, Perioperative Services

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:


Function: The Director, Perioperative Services is responsible for providing oversight for designated operational and leadership activities in the following areas within the assigned departments: practice, quality, efficiency, operations, budget planning and management, project management, facility interfaces, as well as internal and external communications. The Director for Perioperative Services assists in the patient care delivery system development and operations across clinical enterprise, collaborating effectively with staff, physicians and other members of the health care team. The position provides cohesive management, supervision, and leadership in the assigned areas of services by closely communicating with staff, Medical Directors and Health System leadership, implementing the visions and directions provided by them, and advising them of plans and initiatives based on clinical experience and knowledge in services and day-to-day observation in the areas.

Scope: The Director for Perioperative Services has strategic and executive responsibilities for perioperative operations. Organizationally, the Director of Perioperative Services is accountable to the Vice President, Patient Care Executive and Chief Nurse Executive operations for assuring effective use of allocated resources in achieving institutional mission, goals, core values and strategic initiatives. The Director, Perioperative Services is charged with structuring and directing operational areas to assure effective service delivery and desired patient outcomes.


BSN and related Master's degree. Minimum of seven years relevant experience in the management and administration of Perioperative Services. Must possess and maintain a current RN license or valid temporary permit to practice in Texas and nursing specialty certification in CNOR or nursing leadership.


Master's of Science in Nursing or Master's in Healthcare Administration


  • Key knowledge of modern health care administration, principles and practices of health care planning and management, sufficient to direct and oversee nursing operations and ensure quality, effective patient care
  • Ability to develop and analyze options, recommend solutions and take effective action
  • Demostrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of institutional personnel including; directors, managers, physicians, employees, patients and the public
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with staff, regulatory agencies, government officials and the public
  • Effective verbal, written communication and group presentation skills


UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , Director, Perioperative Services, Other , Galveston, Texas

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