Director Of Surgical Services

Mercy Health Javon Bea Hospital | Rockford, Illinois 61103

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 22, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28307


“The Forest City” is calling for the new Director of Surgical Services to join Mercy Health Javon Bea Hospital

Competitive relocation and sign-on package offered!

The Position

  • The Director of Surgical Services will provide oversite for 2 locations including 175+ FTE, 14 departments, and 4 managers. 
  • Seeking a strong, collaborative leader with the ability to make difficult decisions, foster relationships with leaders and doctors, as well as work to drive volume. 
  • Must bring the ability to develop, articulate and implement a strategic vision for the organization.
  • Ideal candidates will be visible, strong problem solvers, and demonstrate a willingness to work hands-on with the team. 
  • 3+ years of progressive hospital nursing leadership experience; Magnet experience preferred. 
  • BSN required; Master’s preferred. 

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The Organization

  • January 5, 2019 marked the opening of our newest hospital—the Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside. Conveniently located off of I-90 at Riverside Boulevard in Rockford, Illinois, this state-of-the-art facility is a place of peace and healing.
  • The 563,000-square-foot hospital and clinic serves as the regional hub for highly specialized care for children and adults. The 194- bed facility is full of abundant light, inviting surroundings, and the most advanced technology available today.
  • The unparalleled skills of their multi-disciplinary specialists, highly trained nurses and other providers ensure patients receive high-quality, compassionate care.
  • Mercyhealth is committed to providing exceptional hospital care throughout southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

The Community 

  • Rockford is often referred to as “The Forest City”, and its tree-lined streets are home to an abundance of affordable housing and friendly neighborhoods.
  • Rockford is home to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Laurent House, Rock Cut State Park, Anderson Japanese Gardens, and the Burpee Museum of Natural History – being the third-largest city in the state of Illinois, there are plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy .
  • The thriving metropolis of Chicago is located just over two hours from Rockford, making for easy access to fine dining, world-class shopping, and non-stop entertainment.



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