Director of Surgical Services

Director of Surgical Services
Barton Health
South Lake Tahoe, CA

The Director of Surgical Services at Barton Health is responsible for perioperative services across two campuses: Barton Memorial Hospital in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, California with 5 ORs and a 2 room GI suite and for the Lake Tahoe Surgery Center in Zephyr Cove, Nevada with 2 ORs.  The Director is also responsible for Barton’s progressive Pre-op Surgical Home program.  Total FTES: 76.5

Barton Memorial Hospital, a member of Barton Health, consists of 63 inpatient beds, emergency services, and a 48 bed Skilled Nursing Facility.  The Lake Tahoe Surgery Center (LTSC) is a multi-specialty surgery center with Board-Certified surgery physicians offering a wide variety of specialty surgical procedures including anesthesiology, general surgery, orthopedics, pain management, pediatric dentistry, physiatry and podiatry.

The Director of Surgical Services is responsible for:

  • Planning, organizing, and directing the operations and staff of the Surgical Services Departments, including the Operating Room, Anesthesia, Ambulatory, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, Central Reprocessing, other surgical support departments, and pre-op surgical testing.
  • Accountable for safe, effective patient-family centered care.

Position Highlights:

  • An innovative OR equipped with DaVinci and MAKO SmartRobotics.
  • The opportunity to bring best practices to a team of tenured staff.
  • Close to a resort area where the population doubles during the snowy season.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Nursing, Business, Healthcare Administration, or related field.
  • Advanced degree (MSN/MBA/MHA) preferred.
  • Five years in a surgical environment with at least 3 years of progressive leadership experience.
  • Current California and Nevada Registered Nurse (RN) license or ability to obtain.
  • Current CPR/BLS and ACLS certification prior to start date.
  • CNOR or other leadership certification preferred.

Salary Range: 200-260k

For additional information/to nominate someone for this position, please contact Adam Rockey:

Adam Rockey
Senior Executive Recruiter
Peggy Loughery, MSN, RN
Senior Vice President, Executive Search Services


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