Director of Inpatient Surgical Services

Kirby Bates Associates is honored to partner with Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH), a member of BJC HealthCare, a nationally renowned, Magnet designated, academic medical center and the affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM).  The Director of Inpatient Surgical Services is responsible for leading patient care operations for 6 inpatient post-surgical specialty units with over 151 beds, as well as several procedural areas including the Diabetes Center, Wound Ostomy, Vascular Access and Renal.  The Director will role model service excellence and build teams that work collaboratively with their WUSM partners to ensure an interdisciplinary approach to quality patient care.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Successful four-time Magnet designated organization.
  • Ranked among S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” for 26 consecutive years.
  • Join an innovative progressive leadership team focused on nursing excellence.


  • Master of Science in Nursing required.
  • Ten years of nursing experience, including progressive contemporary leadership experience in an academic medical center or complex organization.
  • Knowledge of Magnet principles.

To nominate someone for this exciting opportunity, please contact:

Livonne Engebrecht, BA, Senior Executive Recruiter, or 707-921-5008

KBA Search Team also includes:

Peggy Loughery, MSN, RN, Vice President Search Services, or 610-709-6434

Jane Fitzsimmons, MSN, RN, Executive Vice President, Search Services,

Kirby Bates Associates is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates.