Director of Nursing - Perioperative

Baltimore, MD
Feb 11, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
What You Will Do:

Director of Perioperative Nursing
University of Maryland Medical Center
Come work with the best and brightest healthcare leaders in Baltimore at our 800-bed, Magnet designated Academic Medical Center as we support the community of Baltimore.

Who We Are:

University of Maryland Medical Center, located in downtown Baltimore, MD, is the flagship hospital of the 12 member University of Maryland Medical System. UMMC has a workforce of more than 8,000 employees who work together to provide evidenced based care for the residents of Maryland. Twice designated as a Magnet designated hospital, we focus on progressing the career of our nursing staff and are looking for a likeminded leader to join our team.

What you Will Do:

The Director of Perioperative Nursing at UMMC will lead our perioperative department and its teams in the delivery of quality and safety centered care. The director will be involved in the development of management teams, staff, and programs and act as a collaborative partner between departments in support our staff as they care for patients across the perioperative continuum.


The Director of Perioperative Nursing will lead the staff servicing patients in our more than 35 operating room suites spanning our general, trauma and cardiac ORs. Our technologically advanced department includes a full support pre and post op PACU unit, minimally invasive procedural areas, specialized inpatient procedural areas, and sterile processing.
  • The director’s span of control will include pre and post-operative care, sterile processing, and other units that act in support of the operating rooms.
  • Act as a strategic partner with the VP of Perioperative Nursing in collaborating with hospital partners, physicians, and the physician led surgical teams.
  • Develop management teams to form training programs for new staff, educate current staff to new services, and devise programs to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Act as an innovative and strategic partner to the hospital, collaborating with outside departments to improve patient satisfaction in the perioperative departments.

We Offer:
  • A collaborative work environment: Interdisciplinary teams work together to enhance the patient experience, quality and operational outcomes;
  • The opportunity to work in a specialized care environment at an Academic Medical Center with a nursing centered care model and Magnet Designation;
  • Work Life Balance: 3 weeks of paid vacation, 3 personal days, separate sick time, and floating holidays;
  • A full benefit package including: Health, Vision, Dental, automatic retirement contribution, and more;
  • A highly competitive wage scale with annual bonus: Your annual salary is supplemented with a performance based bonus program, evaluated each fiscal year.

Located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor and Camden Yards, you won’t find a more vibrant place to work!

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • Six years of experience in the field of nursing is required, experience in an Academic Medical Center or large acute care setting is preferred.
  • Three years of management experience leading a surgical or perioperative department is required.
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Graduate preparation in management is preferred.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact State agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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