Director of Surgical Services

Valley Hospital Medical Center | Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 04, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34192


Join Valley Hospital Medical Center, an award-winning organization, as their next Director of Surgical Services in Las Vegas, Nevada!  

The Position

  • The Director of Surgical Services will be responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations throughout the department and will oversee approximately 95+ FTEs throughout multiple units including SPD, PACU, Outpatient, Recovery, and Surgical Services. 
  • Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Director of Surgical Services will oversee a wide array of procedures including cardiac, bariatric, neurology, spinal, robotics, and general surgery procedures.  
  • This position is responsible for evaluating staff competencies, department policies, and procedures to ensure best practices are in place while enforcing a high level of accountability throughout the department.
  • This leader will examine current processes and models of care, conduct analysis to determine areas needing improvement, and improve quality and safety metrics.
  • Seeking a servant leader to establish credibility with surgeons and staff members while focusing on mentoring and coaching staff, championing the community and patient-focused culture, while building collaborative relationships within the department. 
  • This leader must bring excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills to optimize departmental performance while achieving both short-and-long-term goals.  


  • Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is strongly preferred. 
  • Active RN license is required. 
  • A minimum of five years of supervisory experience is required. 

The Organization

  • Founded in 1972, Valley Hospital Medical Center (VHMC) is a 306-bed acute care medical center that additionally houses a 48-bed behavioral health unit and a 16-bed rehabilitation unit. 
  • VHMC provides a wide array of services including emergency care, robotic surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, behavioral health, wound care, cardiology, and more. 
  • VHMC is widely recognized and includes being listed as a Joint Commission Accredited facility, holding an “A” grade Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade score, and has been awarded numerous awards in Cardiology, Quality, Kidney, Nutrition, and Stroke care. 
  • As a community-centered organization, VHMC strives to provide excellent patient-centered healthcare for the members of their community and pride themselves on being the top choice for healthcare in their region. 
  • The Community
  • Las Vegas is an outdoor lover’s dream, being less than an hour from 52 mountain peaks, and offering a wide array of outdoor activities including biking, kayaking, hiking, skiing, and horseback riding.
  • Book an excursion to admire breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Red Rock and Death Valley, California.
  • Enjoy the convenience of living in a city that is open 24/7, grocery stories, pharmacies, Starbucks, and many other services cater to customers around the clock.
  • The illustrious city is also home to the notorious Las Vegas Strip, offering residents exciting nightlife with a plethora of entertainment options.
  • Las Vegas draws visitors and professionals from all over due to its booming economy, growing housing market and diverse community.




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