Job Description

Director of Surgical Services @ Northwest Medical Center Houghton

An exciting career opportunity is now available for a Director of Surgical Services at Northwest Medical Center Houghton in Tucson, AZ. Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a brand new 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants.

Job Summary:

Reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the planning of growth opportunities, thus setting the vision and goals of the department. Mentors and promotes staff development for 30 plus FTE’s. The Director must be a strong communicator, as this position requires collaboration with staff, surgeons, CRNAs, vendors, patients and families, peers, and senior leaders.


  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing and current state RN license
  • 3-5 years of OR management or director experience 

General Description:

Responsible and accountable for the delivery of safe, effective, direct and indirect, patient-family centered care through the continuum of surgical care. Responsible for directing, planning, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating nursing care and patient outcomes. Responsible for resource management, policy and program development, and fiscal management. Responsible for managing the operations, evaluating manager and employee performance, demonstrating customer satisfaction (internal and external), and strategic and operational planning and program development

Provides leadership and effective personnel management by maintaining and evaluating team member performance and attendance, and providing opportunities for staff development. Promotes and communicates the culture, values, and commitment of Northwest Medical Center Houghton through programs that ensure provision of high quality levels of guest service.

NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested. 


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