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Director of Surgical (Nursing)


Vancouver, BC
11 Nov 2017
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Director of Surgical (Nursing)- Full Time
False Creek Healthcare Centre (a division of Centric Health)
Vancouver, BC

Founded in 1996, False Creek Healthcare is one of Canada’s most renowned independent health providers, offering world-class service to individuals seeking immediate access to high quality medical care in Canada. Services include advanced diagnostics, executive health, family practice, surgeons, specialists, plastic surgery and more. False Creek’s team of over 100 physicians and surgeons are leaders in their fields, chosen for their professional qualifications and dedication to the care of others. They are leaders in their fields, with the highest degree of surgical skills, experience and knowledge available.

False Creek Healthcare is a member of the Centric Health Group of Companies, a privately-held organization whose vision is to be one of Canada’s largest independent healthcare providers in Canada with an unwavering commitment to deliver a superior quality of care.  Centric Health is seeking driven individuals who are motivated by improving the healthcare in the community. Are you ready to make a difference in the world of healthcare with Centric Health?

Position Summary:

The Director of Surgical is a hands on role with responsibility for managing all aspects of nursing practice within the Operating Rooms, Post-Anesthetic Recovery Room, Diagnostics and Family Practice through effective, efficient delivery of established standards.

As a senior member of the facility management team, the Director of Surgical is responsible for the effective leadership and management of the nursing department to ensure the efficient utilization of resources to meet or exceed the quality care standards. 

Your day to day:

  • Plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities of the nursing team to provide high quality and safe delivery of care.
  • Establishes and implements goals and objectives, policies and procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, etc. in accordance with policies, procedures, and legislative requirements.
  • Liaises and consults with patients, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, company resources and professionals in relation to patient needs and department activities.
  • Provide expertise, training and mentoring to members of the nursing team.
  • Promotes a climate of success and the highest level of service within the facility with strong supportive leadership and a positive attitude.
  • Screens patient charts on routine basis, as well as random chart audits.
  • Ensures quality improvement in the delivery of patient care.
  • Monitors patient feedback to ensure high level of patient satisfaction.
  • Provides a solution focused approach to departmental challenges.
  • Leads facility accreditation process for the nursing department.
  • Leads recruitment and onboarding activities for nursing team members.
  • Oversees the scheduling of staff in accordance with department, CPSBC standards, and BC Employment Standards requirements.
  • Assesses training needs for nursing team on an ongoing basis.
  • Participates in the development of the departmental budget and ensures expenditures are effectively controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations.
  • Participates in the implementation of new programs within the facility.

What you bring to the team:

  • Experience working within the surgical environment is essential
  • Minimum 5 years Canadian nursing experience, preferably within the OR and/or PARR environment.
  • Eligible for CRNBC registration
  • Minimum of three years working experience in a management/supervisory capacity within a health care setting; and
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and healthcare practices and techniques
  • Prior experience working within a private facility setting is a strong asset
  • Well-developed time management and organization skills


  • Registered Nurse with BScN required
  • Perioperative and/or critical care/post-anesthesia recovery room nursing certification program preferred
  • Current BLS and ACLS.
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