Executive Director of Surgical Services

Mission Hospital | Asheville, NC 28801

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 16, 2018
Opportunity Code: 11570


Seeking an Executive Director to drive change in the surgery department as Mission Hospital earns magnet designation and transitions to a new multimillion dollar tower

The Position
  • Director of Surgical Services will oversee 43 ORs, the new pre-op/post-op tower, and a number of departments throughout surgical services including: OR, perioperative, ambulatory surgery, sterile processing, scheduling and supply chain
  • Use clinical and business skills to optimize efficiency, serve as a financial steward, maintain exceptional quality standards and drive change and innovation throughout the surgical service line
  • Improve key metric areas such as patient throughput, turnover times and utilization
  • The Director will engage the surgical team through mentorship, physician partnership and staff empowerment
  • Top goals for this leader will be preparing for magnet designation, progression from a Level II to Level I trauma center and guiding the transition to a new hospital tower
  • BSN with additional Master's, or an MSN is required; academic hospital experience preferred

The Organization
  • Mission Hospital is the 763-bed flagship hospital for Mission Health System, located in Asheville, North Carolina
  • The facility is the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care, and includes the region’s only pediatric medical center at Mission Children’s Hospital
  • Mission Hospital is building a new multimillion dollar tower that will house all pre-op and post-op activities in efforts to create a singular interventional platform
  • Mission Hospital is Joint Commission accredited, Beacon awarded and the Mission Heart program benchmarks in the top 2% in the country for volume treating 1,500 cases per year

The Community
  • Asheville, North Carolina is an inviting town, surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains, and the ideal destination for those who love outdoor adventures and crisp mountain air
  • The city is home to a lively and eclectic downtown with art galleries, locally-owned shops, and culinary options for every palette!
  • Having been named one of “American’s Safest Weather Cities” by The Weather Channel, Asheville residents enjoy relatively mild weather, with the hottest days rarely exceeding 80 degrees Fahrenheit


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