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Director of Nursing - Surgery Center | Florida

Job Description:

Optim ASC is seeking a Director of Nursing - Surgery Center for our Savannah location.

Job Requirements:

  • Provides and ensures quality and safe delivery of care to the patients in the Surgery Center/Operating Room.
  • Maintains current knowledge of nursing practice while maintaining appropriate certifications and credentials.
  • Demonstrates self-direction, problem-solving, and a role model for all staff.
  • Utilizes current standards and appropriate resources to provide up to date clinical information and direction to all staff.
  • Monitors, directs, and instructs personnel in order to achieve adequate productivity.
  • Performs interviews, hiring, orientation, counseling, evaluation, staff meetings, in-services, and education of Surgery Center/Operating Room staff.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates policies, procedures, and standards while reflecting the philosophy of the surgery center/operating room and the company.
  • Promotes financial viability through monitoring of prices, revenues, expenditures, and resource management and negotiates prices with vendors to maintain cost effective procedures.
  • Prepares reports and statistics and submits to the Board on a regular basis.
  • Instrumental in moving the practice to expansion and change while ensuring all standards, codes, and safety measures are followed.
  • Develops and recommends strategic and operational plans and operating policies to governing body.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies governing healthcare delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies.
  • Coordinates daily surgery schedule and maintains adequate staffing needs to meet surgery objectives.
  • Maintains and promotes professional behavior and appearance while demonstrating high standards of patient care.
  • Performs all other duties needed to ensure smooth function of the department.


  • BSN required; MSN preferred or master’s in business, health administration or other related field.


  • Minimum 10 years of nursing experience with progressively increasing management/operations experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Current state RN license. Current CPR certification.

Optim Offers:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Company Benefits
  • Vacation, Personal Time Off, and Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401K Plan

Apply for this position by sending your resume and cover letter to