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Vassar Brothers Medical Center Retains B.E. Smith in Search for Director of Operating Room

January 08, 2019

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

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 have the responsibility of leading several process improvements, such as decreasing turnaround times, building a bridge between Central Sterile Processing and the OR, and assessing and evaluating competencies while relying on evidence-based practice for delivering quality patient care. The Director will facilitate a culture shift with OR staff connecting with other departments.

The ideal candidate will possess at least five years of experience in a leadership role. A Bachelor of Nursing and an active New York RN license required; master’s degree and AORN preferred.

You can find the complete job posting for Vassar Brother Medical Center’s Operating Room Director on the B.E. Smith website.  

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.

Poughkeepsie, New York, is located near the banks of the Hudson River in upstate New York. Situated less than two hours from New York City and all the entertainment the renowned city has to offer, Poughkeepsie’s historic downtown offers world-class shopping and local cuisines suited to every palette. The city is also home to the famed Vassar College, a nationally-ranked academic institution. 

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