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CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Retains B.E. Smith to Find Director, Surgical Services

October 01, 2019

An exciting opportunity for a collaborative leader to oversee the perioperative service line as Director of Surgical Services for CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas.

CHI St. Vincent Infirmary is seeking a Director of Surgical Services to oversee daily operations for perioperative services. The leader is responsible for effective utilization to ensure appropriate and efficient use of financial, supply, and staff resources. 

The Director of Surgical Services is accountable for budget preparation and fiscal operations of the department. Furthermore, the leader will achieve high productivity while attaining exceptional patient, physician, and associate satisfaction.


• Minimum BSN degree required; must possess or complete Master’s degree within two years of hire.
• Experience managing a large Operating Room is strongly preferred.
• Active Arkansas or compact nursing license required. 

You can find the complete job posting for CHI St. Vincent Infirmary’s Director of Surgical Services on the B.E. Smith website. 

The Organization

CHI St. Vincent Infirmary is one location of CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas that is part of Catholic Health Initiatives. The first and one of only two hospitals in Arkansas to earn The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet® Recognition designation, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary is recognized for its excellence in nursing leadership, clinical practice, innovations and positive outcomes. 

Advanced specialties include heart care, neurosciences, and orthopedics, and the hospital is home to a Level 2 Trauma Center. The Jack Stephens Heart Institute includes a hybrid surgical suite and cardiac catheterization lab – the only such cardiac hybrid suite in the state and one of just a few among the most prestigious heart centers in the country. Little Rock, the largest city in the state, sits on the banks of the Arkansas River and offers a wide array of outdoor adventures, a bustling River Market District and arts scene, and historical sites like the Clinton Presidential Library.

Founded in 1978, B.E. Smith is the trusted partner in Interim Leadership and Executive Search solutions for organizations and healthcare professionals across the healthcare continuum. Exclusive to the healthcare industry, our personalized placement methodology best matches professionals to organizations enabling them to improve clinical, financial, and operational performance. Since 2000, B.E. Smith has supported more than 6,000 leaders advance their careers.

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