Interim Executive Director of Surgical and Procedural Services

Kirby Bates Associates, a national healthcare leadership firm, has an engagement opportunity for an Interim Executive Director of Surgical and Procedural Services at a large Safety Net and Trauma Hospital organization in the upper mid-west.

The interim leader will cover 2 hospitals and have oversight responsibility for the main ORs, SPD, Pre and Post, and PACU. The procedural areas include endo and dialysis (both campuses) and radiology and pain management.


  • Trauma experience.
  • Leadership in complex systems is preferred.
  • Executive Leadership experience.
  • Experience working in a complex multicare health system preferred.
  • Illinois RN license.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Business Administration or Health Administration.
  • Union experience.

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

The pay rate for this position is $900- $950 per day ($234,000 – $247,000 annually). The final pay rate is determined by experience, expertise, and education.

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.