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Assistant Director, Perioperative Services

Kern Medical | Bakersfield, California 93306

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: October 14, 2018
Opportunity Code: 17154

Summary

Kern Medical Center, located in California, is searching for an Assistant Director of Perioperative Services!

The Position
  • The Assistant Director of Perioperative Services will aid in the day-to-day oversight of Pre-Op, PACU, eight OR suites, Diagnostic Treatment Center, GI Lab, the Infusion Center, Sterile Processing and Central Supply
  • This leader will focus on the development and implementation of a Periop 101 class, per AORN standards
  • Along with the development of the above class, the Assistant Director will work to enhance the Diagnostic Treatment Center to allow for the completion of additional minor procedures such as pacemakers
  • BSN required, Master’s preferred
The Organization
  • Kern Medical Center is a 222-bed acute care teaching hospital, educating more than 200 residents annually and serving more than 140,000 patients throughout the region
  • The facility is a leading Hospital Authority in the state of California and features the only trauma center in the Bakersfield area
  • Kern Medical is a widely-respected teaching facility at the forefront of many technological advancements in medicine such as laser and laparoscopic procedures, head and neck oncology, and robotic surgery

The Community

  • Bakersfield is located two hours north of Los Angeles and is partially surrounded by three mountain ranges 
  • Abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, twenty-minute average commute times, plus the most affordable housing in California provide residents with an attractive place to call home
  • With a metropolitan population of over 330,000, the area offers several natural attractions. It is within two hours of the Pacific Ocean, mountains, and the Giant Sequoia National monument
  • Bakersfield is home to one of the fastest flowing rivers west of the Mississippi, the Kern River, where white water rafters enjoy the great outdoors. Others enjoy leisurely walking, biking, and roller skating along the Kern River Parkway
  • The Bakersfield area leads California in affordable homes, has a low cost of living, and a high quality of life

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