Director of Operating Room

Vassar Brothers Medical Center | Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 25, 2019
Opportunity Code: 17712


Head the OR as Director with Vassar Brothers Medical Center, a member of HealthQuest, located in Poughkeepsie, New York!

The Position
  • The Director of the Operating Room will head daily operations for the department and manage workflow for a total of 10 ORs
  • This Leader will work to decrease turnaround times, build a bridge between Central Sterile Processing and Operating Room, and assess and evaluate competencies, relying on evidence-based practice for delivering quality patient care
  • The Director will support OR staff in pursuing cultural change and connecting with other departments
  • The ideal Candidate will possess at least 5 years of experience in a leadership role
  • BSN and an active New York RN license required; Master’s preferred

The Organization 
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC) is a major medical facility that is a member of HealthQuest network, a non-profit family of hospitals and healthcare centers in the Hudson Valley area
  • Serving the area since 1887, VBMC is a 365-bed facility that houses the first and only cardiothoracic surgery center between Westchester and Albany, a state-of-the-art birthing center, pioneering centers for advanced surgery and wound care, and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center is in the process of constructing a seven-level inpatient pavilion with 264 private medical/surgical rooms and 30 critical care rooms, set to open in 2020

The Community 
  • Poughkeepsie is located off the banks of the Hudson River in upstate New York, and is less than two hours from New Haven, Connecticut and New York City 
  • Poughkeepsie is home to Vassar College, a nationally-ranked academic institution recently ranked 12th in the nation by U.S. News & Report’s Best Colleges 
  • Poughkeepsie’s historic downtown offers world-class shopping and local cuisines for every palette


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