Interim Director of Periop Services

Kirby Bates Associates, a national healthcare leadership firm, has engagement opportunities for Interim Director, Perioperative Services, 620 bed facility in Pennsylvania.


Level 1 trauma; journey to comprehensive stroke with thrombectomy capability; no transplant; CV including watchman; women’s services; 30-32K cases per year

  • Main OR
  • Ortho OR
  • Ambulatory OR
  • Neuro procedure OR (1 hybrid room)
  • Endo area PACU
  • Central Sterile Processing
  • Women’s OR PACU
  • Surgical Pavilion (currently 3 days a week)
  • 3 PACUs
  • PAT is referred to as “surgical home” and reports to anesthesia with collaboration from this director
  • CNO describes the organization as “transparent”
  • Surgical Residents
  • Recent EY assessment (see below)
  • SSIs not currently a concern
  • Lost specimen; 2 near miss wrong site surgeries; 1 retained sponge in Women’s OR
  • No outstanding regulatory concerns with TJC, State, etc.

Who reports to this interim: Nurse managers in the OR and Endo; Central Sterile manager; 3 OR educators; Business Manager; other TBD (Collaborative relationship with Anesthesia and Women’s)

#FTEs (Budgeted)

  • RN 174 (Vacancy rate 5.3%)
  • Surgical Techs 107 (Vacancy rate 20%)
  • 48 SPD techs
  • 40 CNA/PCTs
  • Not direct reports- 30 anesthesiologists; 62 CRNAs (employed group 2 years in house)

Our Interim Leaders receive an attractive compensation package including housing, transportation, and regular travel home.

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.