Surgical Care Affiliates

Director of Nursing

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Center for Surgery in Encinitas in Encinitas, CA is currently seeking a Director of Nursing


The Center is fortunate to have a terrific group of employees who are specially trained to meet the needs of ambulatory surgical patients. The focus of their work is the safety and comfort of each and every one of our patients. Their training and competency is carefully monitored by the facility leadership. Over the years we have cultivated a culture of safety and a can do spirit that makes the Center for Surgery a preferred place for your physicians to work.


All of our recovery room nurses are certified by the American Heart Association in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Every employee is Basic Life support trained. We have a large number of operating room nurses who are CNOR designated by the American Operating Room Nurses Association. A designation we are very proud of.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Director of Nursing is responsible for all aspects of nursing care within the facility.   They will assume responsibility as a department lead of the OR/pre op/ PACU.  The Director of Nursing is also responsible for the facilities quality improvement / risk management and education of the teammates.  As a Registered Nurse, the Director of Nursing is responsible to work in patient care.  The Director of Nursing is also responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge. 


  • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.
  • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, teammates, physicians, other healthcare workers, etc.
  • Recognizes legal policy limits and individual practice.



  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • 2 years of nursing leadership in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center
  • At least one (1) year OR circulating experience or GI experience preferred
  • Current CA nursing license
  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ACLS)

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