Galileo Search

Published: August 24, 2020


Interim Surgical Services Advisory Consultant - Director Level | Compact RN | 3 ORs | Coastal Southeast

Galileo Search is conducting an immediate search for an experienced Interim Surgical Services Consultant - Director Level. Our client is a rural 40-bed acute care hospital and a member of an award-winning not-for-profit hospital system. The leadership team is ready and open to input on how to better manage, improve, and expand the operation of their surgical services.

We are targeting those candidates with current leadership experience in Critical Access (CAH) or smaller rural community-based hospitals with 3 - 5 ORs. While this is not a day-to-day departmental leadership assignment, it will require an individual that is accustomed to navigating in smaller facilities, with more limited financial resources, and where leadership and staff wear many hats.

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Coastal Southeast


• Three-month assignment (Operating Room, Pre-OP, PACU, Sterile Processing)
• 3 ORs with an overall departmental staff of approximately 20
• Reports to the facilities Vice President & Administrator (RN, MSN)
• A principal responsibility is to work side-by-side in supporting and mentoring of service-line Manager (RN, MSN) into Director level position
• There will be an emphasis on training, policy & procedures review/development/implementation
• Service-line development
• Performance and productivity improvement
• Operating Room (OR) case volume growth strategy
• Supply utilization/inventory management
• Resources utilization & optimization
• Survey readiness/quality indicators
• Recruitment & retention
• Provide consultation with departmental fiscal/budgeting
• Capacity, facility and departmental work-force planning
• The facility is in TJC survey window but may not occur during the assignment


• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required with Master’s degree preferred
• Current active RN (Registered Nurse) - Compact state licensure HIGHLY PREFERRED
• 5+ years of experience in Surgical Services, preferably OR nursing
• 3+ years of current Surgical Services director-level experience in an acute care hospital environment
• Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred
• Experience in Critical Access (CAH) and smaller rural community-based hospitals with 3 - 5 ORs
• Experience with COVID-19 procedures and protocols highly preferred
• Prior experience mentoring clinical leadership staff
• Must be able to plan, develop, implement and evaluate programs
• Demonstrated knowledge of performance improvement processes
• Available to travel to the client-site and work a full-time or as required schedule each week

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Staffing Services, a division of Galileo Search, LLC., is a premier provider of interim healthcare specialists, professionals, and executives to acute care hospitals nationwide. To learn more about Galileo Staffing Services, visit our website at

How will YOU benefit when working with Galileo?
• Highly competitive pay rates that are best in the industry -- with weekly direct-deposit
• Generous per diem for incidentals expenses and the housing of your choice if not provided by the client
• Travel expense reimbursement (flights, rental car or mileage) when applicable
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k available
• State License expense reimbursement for endorsement
• Comprehensive insurance coverage
• Short or long-term assignments
• Professional liability insurance coverage
• World-class support before, during and after each assignment

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KW: Interim, Consultant, Contractor, Temporary, Surgery, Operating Room, OR, Surgical Services, Periop, Perioperative, Perioperative Services, Surgical, PreOp, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, PACU, SPD, Sterile Processing, Southeast, Southeastern, Coastal, Beach


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