Director, Medical Surgical Unit

Kirby Bates Associates is honored to partner with Nantucket Cottage Hospital (NCH), a non-profit hospital that serves the residents and visitors of the Nantucket Island community, on the recruitment of a Director, Medical Surgical Unit.  NCH is a member of Mass General Brigham and an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital.

Be on the leading edge of expanding healthcare access in a rural community while enjoying the excitement of a new, state of the art facility.  Enjoy prestigious island living on this National Historic Landmark district with pristine beaches, boating, festivals, cultural arts, and only a short distance from historic Boston and the entire New England region.

The Position:

The Director, Medical Surgical Unit contributes to the organization with the responsibility for the implementation and evaluation of comprehensive care for patients as provided by Nursing Department personnel. The Director is accountable for patient safety, quality of care, and fiscal management of the Unit. The position collaborates with and reports to the VP Patient Care Services, CNO in assessing staffing needs, budget recommendations, strategic planning, hiring and staff performance.


  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program; BSN preferred.
  • Current/eligible for a valid Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN) license.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in clinical nursing.
  • Previous experience as a supervisor, coordinator, or manager precepting new nurses preferred.

For additional information or to nominate a colleague for this position, please contact Livonne Engebrecht:

Livonne Engebrecht, BA

Senior Executive Recruiter