Director of Surgical Services

Columbus Regional Health | Columbus, Indiana 47201

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 16, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34160


Join one of Indiana’s top hospitals, Columbus Regional Health, as the new Director of Surgical Services

The Position 

  • The Director of Surgical Services provides vision, leadership, and accountability in developing, driving, and implementing strategies, integration, and key initiatives for the Surgical Service Line across the Columbus Regional Health System.
  • Department oversight includes Outpatient Surgery, a 13-bed OR, PACU, Anesthesia, and Endoscopy.
  • Reporting to the Vice President of Hospital Outpatient and Nursing Services, this leader will oversee a team of three direct reports and approximately 125 FTEs.
  • This leader will diligently work to optimize the daily operations of the OR by developing action plans to meet key quality metrics, fully leveraging EPIC capabilities, and assisting in the transition to a Co-Management/Value-Based care model.
  • Ideal candidates will be experienced clinical leaders with excellent communication and relationship-building skills. They should adopt a balanced leadership style, listening to staff needs and providing effective solutions. Candidates should be positive and influential leaders capable of driving lasting change. A minimum of 5 years of direct nursing experience in Surgical Services is essential.


  • BSN required; MSN preferred.
  • Active RN license required.
  • Must have demonstrated progressive growth in leadership roles over the past 10 years in a healthcare environment, with at least 5 years of leadership experience required.

The Organization

  • At Columbus Regional Health, they are taking systematic steps to evolve the way we deliver healthcare. For the past several years, innovation has been a central strategy for moving CRH forward. From the ways they save on energy costs, to the ways they deliver medicine to our patients, to the ways they detect cancer earlier than ever, innovation fuels their continued progress.
  • Columbus Regional Health’s staff works as a team of physicians, nurses, volunteers, therapists, pharmacists, clinicians, managers, administrators, and support staff — as well as their Board of Trustees — redefining what it means to provide the best in healthcare.
  • As a top Indiana hospital, they’re proud to have a culture of excellence. CRH is inspired to stay abreast of the newest medical technologies and procedures, and to strive for constant improvements. This pursuit of excellence has also led them to national recognition and benchmark performance in many areas.
  • Columbus Regional Health's clinical excellence rivals that of the largest hospitals in Indiana, in part due to our state-of-the-art technological developments. Despite the disruption to services caused by the flood in 2008, they have continued to implement the newest technologies available to them.

The Community 

  • Columbus, located in central Indiana, is home to a below average cost of living, cultural and historical attractions, and an array of recreational activities.
  • Enjoy the farmer’s market, local wineries or one of the area’s unique festivals like the “Biggest Block Party Ever.”
  • With over 700 acres of parks and green space and 20 miles of hiking and bike trails, the city is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream.
  • Only 45 miles to Indianapolis and just over an hour to Louisville.




Apply for this job

Returning visitor? to your account to apply.


New visitor? Complete the form below to apply.