Director of Med/Surg

Charleston, SC

Job Category: Leadership Job ID: 983644 Salary: 100000k/year - 135000k/year

Job Description

The Med/Surg Director, under the supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer and Associate Chief Nursing Officer supervises and directs the delivery of patient care or care related services for Orthopedics, Oncology, and Neurosciences according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the departments and hospital. Works cooperatively within departments to create a system of quality health care. Maintains current knowledge in areas of clinical supervision, determine staffing requirements, interview and hire all personnel for the departments, develop yearly budgets, conduct yearly performance appraisal for all staff, provide leadership in compliance with applicable Joint Commission standards and safety standards, and provide leadership in growth and development of new services in areas of clinical supervision. This is an award-winning, high volume hospital.

Acts as a role model for professionalism for staff

Supports growth and development of staff through advanced education and certification

Engages staff in Shared Governance activities to strengthen individual and team growth as well as promote engagement

Responsible for strategic growth of the unit/service line

Works collaboratively with all admitting/receiving departments, peers and physicians to support continuity of care for the patients

Responsible for updating and creating policies and procedures to reflect scope of practice for clinical staff and incorporation of latest standards

Responsible for providing advanced education to Medical staff to increase critical thinking skills to provide care for post-surgical, oncology and medical patients.

Responsible for growth of unit based leaders: i.e. Nurse Managers, Educators, Clinical Nurse Coordinators in current roles and grooming for future opportunities

Attends internal leadership development meetings and utilizes principles to promote professional growth and that of the department(s)


3 years RN experience, + 1 year leadership experience required


Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred

Salary Estimate:

to $135, 000

Sign-On Bonus: Available

Relocation: Available 

Contact (743.239.2005) for more info and to apply.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jerry Ruta
Franchise Partner

With over 30 years of executive and senior leadership roles in national restaurant chains, Guerrino “Jerry” Ruta is a proven leader. He has helped build successful organizations by effectively  sourcing, developing and promoting exceptional people. Jerry is a focused, driven leader who values professional relationships. He is a persuasive, influential communicator who thrives in challenging situations. He has a straightforward, helpful, collaborative approach with recruiting and staffing.

Jerry and his wife, Terry, are Pittsburgh natives and now live in Carver, MN. They have two grown children, Nicole and Augustin.

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