Director of Perioperative Services

Ascension Seton Hays (FKA Seton Medical Center Hays) | Kyle, Texas 78640

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 18, 2022
Opportunity Code: 31460


Join one of the Nation’s Top Ranked Healthcare Systems in a suburb of Austin, Texas, as Director of Perioperative Services!

The Position 

  • The Director of Perioperative Services will be responsible for the oversight and operations of the Perioperative Services department, consisting of Scheduling, Pre/Post Operative, three Cath Labs, ten ORs and two Endoscopy rooms.
  • Reporting to the organization Chief Operating Officer, this leader will oversee a team of four direct reports, and over 100 FTEs.
  • This leader will demonstrate strong leadership within identifying areas of opportunity for growth, and work to improve KPI’s. They will also assist in opening a new Cath Lab and implementing a new DaVinci robot.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for organizational excellence, and foster a culture of servant leadership in daily interactions. Must be fully engaged and hands on with staff, listening to needs and training/develop future leaders.
  • Must possess previous director level experience working in surgical services within a Level 1 or 2 trauma hospital. 
  • BSN required; Masters preferred.

The Organization

  • Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. 
  • As a Catholic health ministry, Ascension has a unique obligation and calling to patients and families, beginning with the doctors, nurses and care teams serving their hospitals and care sites across the country. The organizations mission calls staff to care for everyone with dignity and respect, valuing those we serve and those we serve alongside.
  • Ascension Seton Hays (ASH) is a regional hospital with 24/7 emergency care and is certified as a Level II trauma Center and as a primary stroke center.
  • ASH delivers advanced inpatient and outpatient medical care and emergency services through a state-of-the-art hospital licensed for 142 beds and designed to grow to almost 300 beds in the future.
  • Ascension Seton Hays has also been awarded the Silver Plus Level Performance Award from the American Heart Association – Get with the Guidelines Program for providing advanced stroke care. In March 2021 Newsweek named Ascension Seton Hays as one of the top 217 Best Maternity hospitals in 2021 using the Leapfrog Maternity standards.

The Community

  • Kyle, Texas like many of Austin’s surrounding suburbs, is experiencing rapid growth and is one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas!
  • This city is known as the pie capital of Texas, the birthplace of fajitas, and emerging industrial hub along the IH-35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio.
  • In Kyle, Texas you will find many locally owned restaurants. Some of the most notable restaurants include La Ola Pop Shop, The New World Bakery and Milt’s BBQ. Truly a great city for any food lover!
  • Kyle also offers a large variety of events for its close-knit community. Every second Saturday between April and October, you can find Kyle Market Days in the Historic City Square Park with fresh flowers, ripe produce, baked goods, handmade items, and live music. Or you can attend Movies on the Square. This is a great family-friendly event that you can bring the whole family to for free!
  • For the outdoor lovers enjoy catch-and-release fishing on Lake Kyle, which also has an on-site playground. Go horseback riding and watch a polo match at County Line Polo Club and practice your drive at Plum Creek Golf Course.



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