Perioperative Services Director/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Aug 01, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The executive search firm of Wheless has been selected to recruit for this position. To be considered, you must complete the UK application and apply to the specific requisition AND contact Will McCracken, Director of Search Operations at Wheless at or (720) 626-4274.
This position is responsible and accountable for the provision of day-to-day leadership management and oversight of the perioperative services program (hereinafter referred to as "units of responsibility")
The selected candidate in this role will lead the day-to-day operations of UK Chandler Hospital Perioperative program. This position requires strong leadership, the ability to establish an environment that fosters quality patient outcomes and engages employees, as well as the business acumen to ensure the financial objectives of the units are achieved. Additionally, the Director will maintain compliance with regulations, policies and accreditation for all areas within Perioperative Services.
The Director provides leadership and support to all UK Chandler hospital perioperative service lines. The Director will assume a leadership position in programs that ensure seamless quality patient-centered care, will facilitate and participate in problem solving, and provide direction and consultation. Other major job responsibilities include: creative and futuristic planning for healthcare delivery, customer satisfaction, improving care through quality initiatives, taking a leadership role in establishing departmental goals, collaborating with other departments re: staff education, budget development and accountability, and implementing long range planning for meeting human and material resource needs.

Job Title
Perioperative Services Director/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Director of Perioperative Services

Department Name
H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements

The essential functions for this position may include the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis and 25-50 pounds frequently; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.


Day shift primarily, but other shifts as needed to cover the needs of the department. Assumes 24-hour over site and accountability for all UK Chandler perioperative services division.


Working knowledge of MS Office and other applications.
The position requires the knowledge and skill of: leadership and administration; principles of teaching and learning; budgetary management and communication. Participates in strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation of all new and revised programs and projects. Mastery of clinical and administrative operations within the Perioperative arena.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

MSN Preferred; Previous experience in management/administration preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your current Nursing Educational Level.
    • New Graduate
    • Diploma
    • ADN
    • BSN
    • MSN
    • PhD or DNP
  2. * Are you currently employed as a registered nurse at UK HealthCare Chandler/UK HealthCare Samaritan Hospitals?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate your current licensure status.
    • None
    • Current KY RN License
    • Current compact state RN licensure
    • Current non-compact state RN licensure
    • New Graduate within 6 months or Provisional License
    • Valid KY Temporary Work Permit
  4. * Please indicate the number of years paid work experience you have as a RN, in which you were directly responsible for patient care in an operating room.
    • None
    • More than 0, through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Describe your supervisory experience. Include the number of employees whom you have supervised and the level of supervision you provided (i.e. hiring, discipline, training, delegation, performance management, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your most recent efforts to impact employee engagement.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita


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