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Vice President of PeriOperative Services

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University Health System (UHS)

Shreveport, LA

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University Health - Shreveport, Louisiana

University Health System is the proud hospital partner of the distinguished LSU Shreveport School of Medicine. University Health has two acute care hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, and offers the latest developments in medical care in North Louisiana. Our academic teaching hospital maintains a strong commitment to state-of-the art treatment, clinical research, community education and prevention programs.

University Health Shreveport is an honored provider of world-class healthcare to our communities, and we are the third-largest employer in the Shreveport-Bossier region. The hospital currently has 24 suites with five locations with over 24,000 surgeries performed annually. The surgical suites utilize the newest surgical techniques and specialty equipment, such as Intra-op O-Arm, Lasers, Ultrasounds, and DaVinci Robotics.

Some information regarding University Health Shreveport.

• 452 Licensed hospital beds

• Only Level 1 Trauma Center in North and Central Louisiana

• Only dedicated State-of-the-art Burn Center in North Louisiana

• Only academic medical center in Northwest Louisiana

• Certified ECMO Center of Excellence

• Level 3 Neonatal ICU

• First Advanced Primary Stroke Center in North Louisiana

• Only hospital in North Louisiana offering state-of-the-art Versa Linear Accelerator for cancer treatment

• Primary teaching hospital for LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport

• Home to the Feist-Weiller Cancer Treatment Center

• St. Jude affiliate

• North Louisiana’s only Gamma Knife cancer treatment center

• Achieved certification for Primary Stroke Center designation

For more information regarding University Health, please visit

Vice President – PeriOperative Services

University Health-Shreveport is currently recruiting for the Vice President of our PeriOperative Services. The Vice President (VP) of Perioperative Services is responsible for developing and executing the strategic direction and day-to-day management of clinical and business operations for the Perioperative Services at University Health Shreveport. The VP of Perioperative Services upholds and fosters University Health’s mission, vision and values.

The VP of Perioperative Services reports to the President of University Health Shreveport and is responsible for the following services:

• Operating Room

• Central Sterile


• Day Surgery

• PAT Pre Anesthesia Testing

The position develops, monitors and executes short and long-term Perioperative strategic plans, engaging Hospital Administrators, all Surgical Chairs and their respective departments and Perioperative nursing staff to facilitate alignment. The position promotes program development and advises on the planning and expansion of services.

The VP of Perioperative Services is integral in driving the system operational performance, achieving efficiency targets and ensuring the highest integrity for the business operations for the Perioperative departments. The role oversees and supports talent development of Perioperative leadership team to ensure succession planning, mentorship and coaching within departments leading to strategic goal accomplishment. The position is responsible for managing staff satisfaction scores and for implementing initiatives to improve patient, staff and provider experience.

This position is accountable for the quality of care delivered to surgical patients and must ensure that quality guidelines and rules are properly enforced and regulatory functions are closely managed. To provide quality care in a safe, convenient, timely and efficient manner, this individual will support initiatives to improve the quality and safety of care delivered.

The role is accountable for driving financial performance. This includes developing and monitoring of the annual Perioperative Services financial budget. This includes developing and monitoring of the annual Perioperative Services financial budget across the system and managing the Perioperative Services strategic, capital planning and budgeting processes.



• Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state of Louisiana

• Master’s degree in nursing or other related healthcare field

• A minimum of 10 years of experience in the operating room with 5 years of those years at the manager/director level

• BLS and AORN certification

• Experience in managing multiple departments preferred

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package for all full time employees.

Please visit our website at to submit an application and upload a resume for this position.

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University Health System (UHS)
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Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research. - See more at:

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