AVP- Perioperative Services

Northern Light Health
Job Description


The Associate Vice President, Perioperative Services is responsible and accountable for all administrative and clinical aspects of Perioperative Services including Surgical Suites, Sterile Processing, Endoscopy, PACU, Pre-Anesthesia Clinic, Surgical Scheduling, and our extended recovery area at NL Eastern Maine Medical Center. This person will be responsible for the development of an ambulatory care center.

Opportunity Highlights:

• 22 ORs which includes 2 Cardiac ORs, 4 Robotics Rooms and 2 Hybrid rooms. 5 Room Endoscopy Suite servicing both inpatient and outpatient.
• Direct reports include 3 Nurse Managers, one for each of the following areas: OR, Endoscopy, Pre/PACU, as well as Sterile Processing Manager, and a Business Manager and 2 Clinical Educators.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, healthcare or management related field or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s degree in nursing or healthcare management/business related field.
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice preferred.
  • Current licensure or eligible as a Registered Professional Nurse, by the Maine State Board of Nursing.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Perioperative administrative/leadership in a large tertiary/complex organization and 5 years of perioperative clinical experience.

About Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center:

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) is the acute care specialty referral hospital and ACS-verified level II trauma center for northern, eastern, and central Maine, providing leading-edge programs in cancer, surgery, and cardiac care, among many others. Eastern Maine Medical Center also provides progressive, patient-centered care in several ambulatory and diagnostic facilities and physician practice settings.

At a Glance

• Recently opened the Penobscot Pavilion, a modern facility which includes a state of the art NICU and OR space, that positions the organization to continue serving the northern two-thirds of the state for generations to come
• Offers incredible opportunities for growth—employees perform at the highest level while serving a diverse patient population
• Leader in clinical research in Maine with projects focusing on Alzheimer's, cancer, obesity, patient portals, coronary disease evaluation and treatment, diabetes, cholesterol, and more

Programs of Excellence

• Acute inpatient rehab
• Advanced surgical care
• Cancer care
• Cardiac care
• Family medicine and residency program
• Joint Care Center of Excellence
• Neonatal, pediatric, and adult intensive care
• Primary care physician practices throughout the region
• Specialty care referral system
• Stroke Care Center of Excellence
• Thoracic Surgery
• Trauma care
• Vascular system

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Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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