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Director of Surgical Services

Company: St. Luke's Health System
Location: Boise
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

St. Luke's Health System is seeking a highly collaborative, results-driven nurse leader for our Boise Director of Surgical Services .
Position Summary:
This position supports the overall operational management and business development of a busy and complex surgical services department, that serves more than 17,000 cases/year in general surgery as well as the sub-specialties of cardiac, vascular, thoracic, oncology, plastics, neuro, brain, ENT, robotics, pediatrics, and pediatric trauma. This role has 9 direct reports with a total oversight of 320 total staff across:

  • 21 Operating Rooms

  • 3 CVOR's (and expanding)

  • 2 Surgery Centers

  • POHA

  • Post-anesthesia (PACU)

  • Sterile processing

    The Boise Operating Room serves all specialties outside CVOR and L&D. As the largest OR in the health system, the Boise OR supports the highest acuity patient population in Pediatric Trauma, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Robotics, ENT, OMF, Plastics, Urology, Bariatrics and General surgery. The facility is co-located with both the region's Children's Hospital and the Cancer Institute.
    The Boise PACU is a 43-bed unit that cares for patients recovering from anesthesia. This unit has a diverse patient population from children togeriatrics.
    TheBoise POHA includes 22 patient bays (17 adult/5 pediatric) to prep and monitor patients before surgery.
    The CardioVascular Operating Room (CVOR) is the heart and vascular specialty OR, serving cardiothoracic, thoracic, vascular and endovascular service lines. The unit has one surgical hybrid room in addition to three operating rooms.
    Relocation/Sign-On Incentive
    Benefit Package:

    • Medical/Dental/Vision - Start the 1st of the month following your start date

    • Retirement plans (403b) - No vesting period!

    • Paid time off (Vacation, holidays and short term disability)

    • Long term disability

    • Life insurance

    • Air St. Luke's enrollment

    • Healthy U wellness plan

    • Tuition/Certification Reimbursement & Scholarships

    • Adoption Reimbursement

    • much more!

      For more information, please contact Jan Greene,

      • Provides clinical and professional oversight for areas of accountability and supports strategic priorities withinestablished guidelines.

      • Participates in developing the operating units plan for recruitment and retention of nursing resources.

      • Develops operational plan in collaboration with each department's manager, for goals, measures and targets in alignment with overall goals of the organization. Assists in the preparation and submission of annual operating budget.

      • Mentors Nursing Manager in development of leadership skills, fiscally accountable staffing/scheduling practices, professional development of staff and outcomes-based practice. Builds trust with nursing team through visibility.

      • Collaborates with leadership and staff to promote the delivery of safe, effective and quality patient care and ensure standards of best practice are followed.

      • Utilizes evidence to implement clinical changes and the delivery of patient centered care.

      • Initiates and fosters continuous improvement within departments. Identify and resolve patient/customer satisfaction issues and complaints.

      • Ensures compliance with regulations governing hospitals/area/service and practice/area/ service. Ensure that policy, procedures and standards are developed, implemented and maintained.

      • Translates SLHS strategies and initiatives into daily operations.

      • Communicates program priorities, policies, and procedures as it relates to the strategic growth to clinical and SLHS leadership.

      • Participates in established and maintaining communication between ancillary departments, physicians, nursing personnel and other health care professions.

      • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


        • Education: Bachelors' degree in nursing

        • Experience: 10 years' of relevant experience (ie, progressive leadership responsibility, oversight of complex surgical environments, etc)

        • Licenses/Certifications:RN license Idaho

          Why St. Luke's
          A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
          About Boise
          Known as the "City of Trees," Boise ( is Idaho's capital city-both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown ( area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include theIdaho State Capito ( l, the classicEgyptian Theatre ( , the Boise Art Museum ( , Julia Davis Park ( andZoo Boise ( . The Greenbelt ( follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills ( are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.
          Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:
          St. Luke's Health System ( - Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau ( - Boise Parks and Recreation ( - Boise Museum Association ( - Boise Music Festival ( - Boise Philharmonic ( - Downtown Boise Restaurants ( - Boise Valley Economic Partnership ( - Hyde Park events ( - Treefort Music Festival ( - First Thursdays ( - Alive After Five ( - Capitol City Public Market ( - Runs and Triathlons ( - Shakespeare Festival ( - Sawtooth National Forest ( - Visit (
          *St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
          Default: Location : City Boise
          Category Nursing - RN and Leadership
          Work Unit Surgical Services Boise Hospital Grnd Flr
          Position Type Full-Time
          Work Schedule DAY
          Requisition ID 2023-71103
          Default: Location : Location US-ID-Boise
          Work Location : Name 190 E Bannock St, Boise, Boise Medical Center

Keywords: St. Luke's Health System, Boise , Director of Surgical Services, Executive , Boise, Idaho

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