Interim Leadership Candidates

Interim Nursing Leader – Perioperative Specialty

INTERIM PERIOPERATIVE NURSING LEADER

IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY

OPEN TO ROLES:

VP/Exec Dir/Dir, Bed size: 100-1000+

EDUCATION, LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:

DNP- Simmons College

MSN-  Rush University

BSN- Rhode Island College

DNP, APRN, CNS, CNOR, CNS-CP, CSSM, CNAMB, CEN, NE-BC

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

Interim Director, Perioperative Services

Interim VP Perioperative & Procedural Services

Interim AVP Perioperative Services

Senior Director, Perioperative Services

Executive Director, Operative Services

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Accomplished executive healthcare professional with 25+ years of experience serving as executive, consultant, subject matter expert, and interim leader for perioperative, emergency and nursing departments. Strong clinical and business leader skilled in operations management, quality improvement, risk mitigation, business development, cultural transformation, and strategic planning.

Excellent at leadership analysis, staffing alignment, and program and service development to improve patient care and satisfaction. Successful at identifying areas of improvement, implementing change, and reviewing outcomes. Proficient in reducing procedure turnover times, increasing staff engagement, and maximizing productivity through space utilization and strategic facility design. Holds impressive list of special projects focused on procedural and perioperative process transformation. Recognized national expertise as perioperative subject matter expert.

First professional to achieve four perioperative certifications: CNOR, CNS-CP, CSSM and CNAMB.

NURSE EXECUTIVE STRENGTHS:

  • Strategic Management
  • Governance
  • Cost Containment
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Performance Improvement
  • Leadership Development
  • Team Building
  • Patient Safety & Quality
  • Employee Engagement

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Updated sterile processing department protocols and procedures for increased efficiency and ensured alignment with best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Reduced turnover time to increase patient visits and improve margins
  • Spearheaded staffing analysis and long-term planning for healthcare system division with projected $14Mannual savings.
  • Reorganized leadership structure analyzed staffing plans, and realigned resources.
  • Applied transformational process improvement solutions resulting in reduced room turnover from 38 minutesto 21 minutes.
  •  Established 85%+ on-time first case starts and 92%+ chart completion prior to case day.
  • Reduced staff overtime with cost savings of ~$4M.
INTERIM LEADERSHIP PLACEMENT The right talent – right when you need them.
Our Interim Leaders are instrumental in leading change for our client organizations. HARTZ Search is hands-on throughout the interim assignment, providing oversight and guidance for our interim professionals. Our Interim Leaders provide weekly progress reports to ensure alignment with our client’s goals. Communication and performance are our number one goals – we achieve this consistently for our clients with interim leaders that make a difference. We know our interim talent pool, keep open communication, and provide seamless transitions from interim to permanent placements.