Community Health Systems Director-Surgical Services-FT-Day Shifts in Vicksburg, Mississippi


The Director of Surgical Services provides overall management and strategic leadership of Surgical Services and affiliated service lines. Representing Surgical Services, the Director is responsible for patient safety, compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards associated with Surgical Services, budgetary duties and fiscal performance of the nursing unit, leadership of surgical services team members, resource development and implementation of process changes and establishment, measurement, reporting and audit of Surgical Services Performance Metrics.


Graduate of a nursing program. Bachelor's Degree in nursing or healthcare administration is preferred.

Licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Mississippi, BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications are required. Nationally recognized certification in area of expertise is preferred.

Five years varied and progressive perioperative services experience with two years of progressive experience in health care administration with increasing level of administrative responsibility and authority. Experience in staffing, budget, and finance are required. Must demonstrate ability to interpret basic EKG strips as evidenced by 80 or greater pass rate on initial exam or successful competency within six (6) weeks of hire date.

Job: Operating

Organization: Merit Health River Region

Location: MS-Vicksburg

Requisition ID: 1836566