Clinical Director, Operating Room

Kirby Bates Associates is honored to partner with Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) at Washington University Medical Center, to identify a contemporary nursing leader to manage their complex Operating Room. BJH, an academic medical center, is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Join a four-time Magnet designated academic medical center.
  • Ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” for 28 consecutive years.
  • Join an innovative progressive leadership team focused on nursing excellence.
  • Affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM).
  • Work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists who offer the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols.
  • The opportunity to use critical thinking skills in a large complex organization with 60+ ORs across three campuses.


  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, one of which must be in Nursing.
  • Ten years of nursing experience, including progressive contemporary leadership experience in an academic medical center or complex organization.
  • Knowledge of Magnet principles.
  • Leadership experience managing a complex Operating Room.

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