K.A. Recruiting

Director of Surgical Services

Artesia, NM 88210

Job Type: Nurse Leadership Opportunities Job Number: CMM1282003

Job Description

Looking for a Director of Surgical Services in new Mexico to join and lead a fantastic team of nurses  

The hospital allows and encourages professional growth while the area lends itself to a great work-life balance, especially for those who love the outdoors. The hospital is also highly regarded in their region for the accredited chest pain center as well as their level III Trauma center. 

In this area of NM you get the best of all worlds with a mild climate, great schools and close proximity for an endless possibility of outdoor activities. There is also a fantastic food scene with authentic Mexican meals at the heart, but a great variety of options as well!


They will be a working director but also responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and administering nursing services management activities.  Organizes and administers specific departments of Patient Care Services to attain the division’s objectives as established by the CNO and hospital administration.  Coordinates and administers the nursing staffing and scheduling systems.
Additional details:
  • 9 OR Suites; typically 3-4 running
  • Dedicated Endo suite but also can do those procedures in the OR intraop
  • Approximately 3,000 surgeries done annually
  • Oversees the same day surg/ambulatory center
  • No open heart
  • Approximately 45 FTEs


Educational requirements:

Minimum of five years hands on nursing experience. Five years nursing leadership with demonstrated ability in the management of clinical staff and performance improvement concepts. Advanced nursing education is desired with equivalent knowledge and skills. Must be able to perform work according to hospital and professional standards.

BSN Degree in Nursing with license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse - MSN strongly preferred.

BLS & ACLS required upon hire. CNOR preferred.  PALS and CPI Certification must be obtained during NEO.


For more information, please contact clare@ka-recruiting.com

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