Director of Perioperative Services

St. Lawrence Health System | Potsdam, NY 13676

Salary Range: $130,000.00 - $135,000.00
Date Posted: July 16, 2018
Opportunity Code: 16683


Add value to a community in Upstate New York as Director of Perioperative Services for St. Lawrence Health System

The Position
  • The Director of Perioperative Services will oversee clinical and business operations for five main ORs, PACU, Endoscopy, Infusion Services, Sterile Processing, and all Pre-and-Post-Op functions
  • This leader will work to reduce turnover times, improve OR scheduling strategy, and utilize analytics to facilitate discussions surrounding overall OR processes and outcomes
  • Experience in value analysis and overseeing surgical supply chain management is strongly preferred
  • BSN required, Master’s preferred

The Organization
  • St. Lawrence Health System is comprised of Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation, Gouverneur Hospital, a physician group, and the Accountable Care Organization of North Country
  • With over 1,200 employees, the system is the largest employer in St. Lawrence County
  • Canton-Potsdam Hospital, the system’s flagship hospital, is a not-for-profit, 94-bed community healthcare facility
  • Its core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care are supplemented by outpatient health centers in Brasher Falls, Canton, Norfolk, Norwood, and Potsdam, New York, and by specialist care in over 25 different specialties, including a robust orthopedic surgery and sports medicine program, and the Center for Cancer Care

The Community
  • Located in central St. Lawrence County, Potsdam, New York is located north of the Adirondack foothills 
  • Founded in 1806, the city is rich in history and culture, with four well-known universities located in the area including Clarkston University and SUNY College at Potsdam
  • Potsdam emits a small town feel, but is at a central location between big attractions and cities nearby such as Massena, New York or Ottawa, Canada
  • An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, Potsdam residents enjoy hiking, fishing and canoeing in the Raquette River during their free time


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