Interim Director of Med/Surg

Confidential | Watsonville, California 95076

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 23, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28416


Join a California Hospital as the Interim Director of Med/Surg

The Position

  • The Interim Director of Med/Surg will assume responsibility and accountability for operations on the Medical-Surg, Pediatrics, Telemetry, and Orthopedics units.
  • Directs, coordinates and supervises all related activities in these areas according to policies, procedures, philosophy and objectives of the organization. 
  • Participates with leaders, management, and administration in the hospital's decision-making structures and processes
  • CA RN required; BLS, ACLS, PALS required. 
  • BSN required; Master’s preferred. 
  • Must be available to start within 2 weeks upon acceptance. 

The Community 

  • Watsonville is located on the central coast of California, about 30 minutes from neighboring cities Santa Cruz and Monterey, and 1.5 hours from San Francisco. 
  • The Pajaro Valley, where Watsonville is located, has a Mediterranean climate with temperatures around 60 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit throughout much of the year.
  • Watsonville boasts pristine beaches, and the nearby Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Reserve is one of California's last undisturbed wetlands and is ideal for bird watching. 
  • An annual Birding Festival, the Strawberry Festival, a weekly farmer's market, Watsonville Plaza, and the Agricultural History Museum are sights not to be missed.

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Interim leadership gives you the chance to make immediate and lasting improvements. Learn more about being a B.E. Smith interim leader.
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor.
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; and a flexible spending account (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement).
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B. E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.
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