Ozarks Community Hospital
January 18, 2023
1101 Jackson Street SW, Gravette, AR
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Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette, Arkansas has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Surgical Services within our Outpatient Surgery Department. This is a Monday – Friday position.

Ozarks Community Hospital is a safety-net healthcare provider headquartered in Gravette, Arkansas, serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Ozarks. Our facilities include a hospital located in Gravette, Arkansas and a number of satellite clinics located in Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas.

Ozarks Community Hospital takes great pride in providing patients accredited Patient-Centered Medical Homes through a dozen rural health clinics and as part of a broader range of specialty services located in its two provider-based clinics in Gravette, Arkansas and Springfield, Missouri.

Our Mission: Ozarks Community Hospital and clinics are dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare and preventive services to all patients in an atmosphere of compassion, respect, and dignity, with a commitment to care for the underserved and to improve access to care.


  • $20,000 sign-on bonus!
  • No waiting period to enroll in benefits! Eligibility for health, dental, and vision coverage; 401(k) plan; life insurance; short-term disability; flexible spending accounts; and many other elective benefits.
  • Paid time off (PTO) earned on an accrual basis, up to 4.5 weeks per year based on a 40 hour work week.
  • Company paid holidays.

Job Summary: The Director of Surgical Services will work with anesthesiologists, surgical nurses, technicians, surgeon and other surgical specialists. The Surgery team provides compassionate care to every patient. The department provides general, orthopedic, ENT, dental, podiatry and plastic surgery.

The Director of Surgical Services will provide a nurturing environment for the Surgical Services team. The Nurse Director of Surgical Services will be responsible for quality of care provided by the nurses and will direct the nurses in a business unit while upholds standards of patient care. The Nurse Director of Surgery will report to the Chief Nursing Officer and will collaborate with other department directors.


  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse Licensure for the state of Arkansas or compact licensure.
  • Three (3) or more years of previous experience in all aspects of Surgical Services and a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience.
  • ACLS and PALS certification, preferred.

As a condition of employment, all employees of OCH must receive the complete dosing regimen of one of the COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If applicable, candidates may apply for a medical or religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine after a conditional job offer has been made by submitting an exemption request form(s). For more questions about OCH’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, please contact OCH’s Human Resources department.

OCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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