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Administrative Director Nursing, Operating Room (KH Washington TWP)

Centerville, Ohio


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Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it’s by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.

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Campus Overview

Kettering Health Washington Township

  • Kettering Health Washington Township, formerly Southview Medical Center, has served the South Dayton, Ohio suburbs including: Washington Township, Centerville, Kettering, West Carrollton, Moraine, Miamisburg, Springboro, Bellbrook, and Waynesville for 46 years.
  • KH Washington Township is a 123 licensed-bed hospital and medical campus that is conveniently located off I-675.  
  • Our full-service hospital includes maternity care, emergency services, hand trauma center, and specialty services located within the adjacent medical offices. 
  • Over 10,000 surgeries performed with 2,066 deliveries, and 15,500 emergency visits.

Preferred Qualifications

The Administrative Director of Nursing (ADON) for Perioperative Services and the Operating Room is a professional nurse who provides leadership for the implementation of strategic goals for the Kettering Health Network.

The incumbent provides guidance and support to unit leadership for the interpretation and the execution of strategies to implement these goals at the unit level. 

In collaboration with other health care providers the ADON is responsible for the provision of patient care and the assurance of competency of their staff.

The ADON is accountable to assure that nursing care is delivered in accordance with state, federal and regulatory requirements.

The delivery of evidence-based nursing care at Kettering Health Network reflects the philosophies, missions, vision and values of the organization and nursing department.

Reports to the Vice President of Patient Care and the Chief Nursing Officer.

Minimum Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master’s in nursing or healthcare administration required. Will consider candidates working towards completion of the degree.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership and management skills in hospital based surgical services within the Operating Room.
  • Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse or compact license also accepted.
  • Highly preferred, certification as a Nursing Administrator or Nursing Executive through an approved accrediting body.

Essential Functions & Key Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the nursing surgical services department, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the nursing care industry.
  • Develops, maintains, evaluates written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department and implements compliance and quality improvement projects.
  • Ensures all clinical/nursing personnel comply with established standards, practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Interviews, hires, and mentors’ employees of multiple surgical disciplines.
  • Direct oversight of employee engagement and employee performance.
  • Addresses and documents escalated physician, patient, family and employee issues and solutions implemented.
  • Coordinates and collaborates care services with other disciplines ensuring the best quality  for all patients.
  • Conducts quality assessments including regulatory compliance rounds, in all departments to monitor performance and continuously improve systems, processes and quality.
  • Develops staffing plans that ensure direct care needs are met, recommending quantity and types of personnel necessary to maintain compliance with all requirements.
  • Maintains reference database or other training materials (i.e., Regulations, Standards of Practice, etc.) to assist the department in understanding compliance requirements and empowering them to meet the daily needs of the patients.
  • Audits clinical records for accuracy and completeness of comprehensive patient assessments, effective documentation reflecting responses to interventions and consistent implementation of plans of care by all staff and professionals, on all shifts.
  • Leads/Participates in various hospital meetings and interdisciplinary conferences as needed to develop adequate plans of care.

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key words: Operating Room, Surgery, Perioperative Services, Leadership, Director

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