Providence Health & Services Director Perioperative Services in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Director of Perioperative Services to Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Provide leadership for patient care management, operational management, human resource management, and fiscal management of units and services within the Perioperative Department, including the Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, the Surgery Medical Admit Unit and Pre-Surgical Screening, Endoscopy/Minor Procedures, and Cath Lab Nursing.

  • Be accountable for the multidisciplinary approach to the quality improvement process through assessment, evaluation, analysis, and revision of intradepartmental and interdepartmental systems that allow for enhanced productivity, cost reduction, physician satisfaction, and patient care. Work closely with the managers to promote positive staff morale, which includes involvement of staff in program development and systems, and the facilitation of staff shared decision making on issues affecting their patient care. She/He is accountable for monitoring the quality of care provided on units/services as defined by unit Performance Improvement programs, as well as through informal methods.

  • Mentor and develop unit managers and promote a positive teamwork environment, which includes unit management support, supervision in program development, and participation in the development of effective operational and marketing strategies for particular services. The Director is responsible for the selection, development, and evaluation of Nurse Managers, Computer Specialist, Purchasing Coordinator and Secretaries.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or related field

  • Master's Degree in Nursing/Business or related field

  • Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington

  • 5 years of current nursing experience, two of which were in management

Our ideal candidate will have experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings and a track record of transforming community –based OR settings to match changing platform of healthcare.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane County—the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety, Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Director/Executive

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 206771