Director of Surgical Services

Piedmont Augusta | Augusta, Georgia 30901

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 21, 2024
Opportunity Code: 33974


Piedmont Augusta in Georgia is actively seeking a dynamic and passionate Director of Surgical Services to become an invaluable addition to their exceptional team!

The Position

  • The Director of Surgical Services will take on comprehensive administrative oversight for all facets of the Perioperative Services Division around the clock, encompassing pre-procedure testing, Pre-Op, Main OR, Ambulatory and Minor Surgery, PACU, GI Lab, Sterile Processing, and Central Service.
  • This leader will spearhead the development of policies, procedures, and quality improvement initiatives within the department. Additionally, they will oversee the formulation of capital and operations budgets.
  • This leader will ensure optimal departmental performance by maintaining maximum capacity, ensuring the team is adequately staffed, and providing all necessary resources.
  • Ideal candidates should possess strong leadership skills and substantial experience. They must demonstrate the ability to mentor and educate staff effectively.


  • BSN required. MSN or Master's degree in a related field preferred.
  • Active RN license.
  • Minimum of five years of nursing experience, accompanied by at least three years of proven expertise in a dynamic management/leadership capacity, is essential.

The Community

  • Augusta is Georgia’s second oldest and second-largest city and is full of history, atmosphere, Southern charm, and activities to engage everyone’s interest including arts, culture, shopping, fine cuisine, sports, and many recreational activities.
  • U.S. News and World Report has recognized Augusta in the top 100 “Best Places to Live” and “Best Places to Retire” due to its high quality of life for residents.
  • Augusta is nestled along the banks of the Savannah River and is under three hours from Charleston, South Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Augusta hosts a number of major sporting events including the Ironman Triathlon, the GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10K, the Augusta Invitational Regatta, the Georgia Junior Championship, and the prestigious PGA Masters Tournament.

The Organization 

  • Founded in 1905, Piedmont Healthcare is a private, not-for-profit organization with over 44,000 employees caring for 3.7 million patients across 1,400 locations and serving communities that comprise 80 percent of Georgia’s population.
  • The system provides safe, compassionate, convenient, and high-quality care across 23 hospitals, 72 Piedmont Urgent Care centers, 25 QuickCare locations, 1,875 Piedmont Clinic physician practice locations, and more than 3,100 Piedmont Clinic members.
  • Piedmont Augusta (formerly University Hospital) serves the Augusta-Richmond County area and 25 counties across two states.
  • The hospital is an 812-bed, acute-care facility and part of a multi-campus system that includes three hospitals, a heart and vascular center, prompt and primary care, three skilled-nursing facilities, home health, and private physician offices.
  • Piedmont Augusta offers state-of-the-art, comprehensive medical and surgical care that includes emergency services, cardiovascular, orthopedics, neuroscience, oncology, bariatrics and weight management, robotic surgery, and women’s services.




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