Director, Surgical Services

Kirby Bates Associates is pleased to partner with Mount Nittany Medical Center in their search for a Director of Surgical Services. Mount Nittany Medical Center (MNMC), a 260-bed acute-care facility, offers medical, surgical, diagnostic and community services to help patients reach their healthiest potential. Part of the Mount Nittany Health family, and one of the region’s top places to work, MNMC employs approximately 2,400 skilled health care professionals and support staff, and credentials hundreds of employed and non-employed physicians in more than 70 specialties and subspecialties.

Opportunity Highlights: 

  • Accountable for providing strategic leadership and direction for surgical services, including directing, organizing, planning, staffing and resource management.
  • Reports directly to the Chief Nursing Officer of Mount Nittany Health and works in collaboration with the Mount Nittany Physician Group and Medical Staff.
  • Responsible for strategic planning to ensure market share capitalization and growth.
  • Assists the CNO in support and development of the shared governance structure and decision making,
  • Responsible for supervision of managers and staff, performance improvement, regulatory compliance, and collaboration with community partners.
  • Directs operations and staff for MNMC operating room, post anesthesia unit, sterile processing, ambulatory care unit, endoscopy, pre-assessment testing/anesthesia, medical treatment unit, IV team and Surgery Center.


  • Minimum of 7 years progressive healthcare leadership experience.
  • Previous leadership or clinical experience in surgical services.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Active PA RN license or eligible for licensure.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact:

Wendy Siegel

Senior Executive Recruiter

Peggy Loughery, MSN, RN  

Senior 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.