Nurse Director, Surgical Services

Kirby Bates is honored to partner with Cape Regional Health System (Cape Regional) in seeking candidates for their Nurse Director, Surgical Services (Director). Cape Regional is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes Cape Regional Medical Center, three urgent care facilities, and the Claire C. Brodesser Surgery Center. The Director will report to the CNO and work with the Administrative Director of Surgical Services to meet operational and financial goals.

The Director works collaboratively to: 

  • Lead six Operating Rooms: two in the hospital and 4 in the new surgery center.
  • Ensure effective oversight of surgery, PAT, PACU, same day surgery, infusion therapy, endoscopy, pain management, and the surgery center.
  • Coordinate, direct, organize and evaluate patient care, resources and management of surgical services to maximize quality patient care.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure staff inclusion and engagement.
  • Oversee the Department’s Performance Improvement program.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong Surgical Services clinical background.
  • Minimum 3 years Management experience.
  • Current, or eligible, NJ RN licensure.

For additional information or to nominate someone for this exciting position, please contact

Livonne Engebrecht:

Livonne Engebrecht, BA

Senior Executive Recruiter



Peggy Loughery, MSN, RN

Vice President Search Services



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