Director of Perioperative Services

University Medical Center of El Paso | El Paso, Texas 79905

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 16, 2019
Opportunity Code: 24346


Serve as the Director of Perioperative Services for UMC El Paso, an academic healthcare partner of Texas Tech School of Medicine

The Position

  • The Director of Perioperative Services oversees business and operational demands of the surgical service line including contracts, budgeting, vendor management, recruitment and productivity
  • The Director is responsible for 12 ORs, PACU, Ambulatory Surgery, Pre-Admission and Sterile Processing 
  • Key objectives include: attracting private practice physicians to drive case volume, ensuring adequate resources and instrumentation in SPD, optimizing OR efficiency and blocking, and recruiting clinical staff
  • Improve accountability and stability of the department, focusing on staff development, mentoring and succession planning
  • Seeking a highly motivated, seasoned and professional perioperative Director with at least ten years of relevant nurse leadership experience in an acute healthcare setting
  • Minimum BSN required, Master’s strongly preferred
  • Level I Trauma Center and/or teaching hospital experience is ideal

The Organization

  • University Medical Center of El Paso is a 395-bed, Level I Trauma and teaching facility connected with Texas Tech University School of Medicine in El Paso, Texas
  • Together, UMC El Paso and Texas Tech provide the only academic healthcare setting in the West Texas and southern New Mexico regions
  • The perioperative department at UMC El Paso handles more than 7,000 cases annually and the Emergency Department sees 61,000 visits

The Community

  • El Paso, located in West Texas, boasts a very favorable cost of living and a mild climate that produces over 300 days of sunshine each year
  • The city is never short of entertainment - proudly boasting museums, a zoo, four national parks, music and dance festivals, and sporting events
  • More than 70 Fortune 500 companies have offices in El Paso, a testament to the area’s diversified economy



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