Sanford Health Director - Surgery in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Job Title: Director | Surgery |Aberdeen

City: Aberdeen

State: South Dakota

Department : Surgery

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsible for direction of patient care in the operative environment. Manages staff members in the

Surgery, SPD and Anesthesia Departments. Consults with staff, physicians and

Chief Nursing Officer on nursing issues and interpretation of hospital policies

to ensure patient needs are met. Maintains performance improvement activities

within the department and participates in Quality activities. Performs

scheduling duties and formulates budget for department. This is a "working

Manager" position which includes assisting the surgical team during

operative and invasive procedures.

Administers the nursing program in a hospital, nursing home, or other medical facility to maintain standards of patient care.

Requires an advanced degree in nursing and is licensed as a Registered Nurse. Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the

organization's nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and

strategies. Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups. Monitors the operations of the nursing staff

and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts

employee performance reviews. Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.


Current South Dakota Registered Nurse license. Current South Dakota RN license is required or multi-state licensure privileges. Bachelors Degree in nursing preferred.

About Sanford Health:

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City: Aberdeen

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req2992