Surgical Care Affiliates

Director of Nursing

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Physician Plaza Surgical Center in Bakersfield, CA is currently seeking a Director of Nursing


Physicians Plaza Surgical Center was the first freestanding outpatient facility in Bakersfield.  We opened our doors in November of 1983 and are proud to celebrate over twenty five years of outpatient experience and exceptional patient care.

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.


  • Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s degree preferred
  • 10 years of nursing leadership in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center
  • Current CA nursing license
  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ACLS)

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