Director of Perioperative Business Operations

  • UC Davis Health Systems
  • Sacramento, CA
Full Time Budgeting Executive Health Care Management Operations

Job Description

Department Description
Perioperative Services provides services for inpatients and outpatients of all age groups. The surgical specialty services consist of the following: Burn, GYN, Pediatrics, Vascular, Cardiac, Neurosurgery, Plastic, Urology, Dental, Oncology, Thoracic, ENT, Ophthalmology, Transplant, GI/Endoscopy, Orthopaedics, Trauma. The Pavilion Operating Room is responsible for providing a clinical setting equipped with progressive technology, providing current practices of surgery, anesthesia and Perioperative nursing. 

Job Summary

  • Final Filing Date:       June 19, 2020 (Repost)
  • Salary Range:            $7,125.00 to $16,883.33
  • Salary Frequency:     Monthly
  • No. of Positions:      1
  • Appointment Type:  Career
  • Percentage of Time: 100%
  • Shift Hour:                  8 hours
  • Location:                    Main Hospital  
  • City:                             Sacramento
  • Union Representation:  No
  • Benefits Eligible:        Yes 

We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY 


The Director, Perioperative Business Operations advises the Executive Director of Perioperative Services on strategic planning and provides administrative leadership and direction within Perioperative Services to ensure achievement of the division's strategic and operational plans.

This role develops, monitors and executes long and short term Perioperative strategic plans, financial budgets, informatics support, operational efficiency (key performance indicators) and allocation management measurement for Perioperative Services.

This individual acts as a liaison between UC Davis Health leadership and Perioperative Leaders to create a culture of open communication within a safe and supportive environment. This position implements and maintains the financial and business goals and objectives which assure fiscally viable and optimal service delivery in all areas of Perioperative Services, including the Operating Rooms, Pre & Post-operative areas, Surgical Pre-Admission areas, Central Sterile Processing, GI Endoscopy and Interventional Pulmonary Services. 

Areas of direct management responsibility include: Business operations, surgical scheduling, billing and charges, analysis of reimbursement, budget preparation and analysis, surgical materials management and Central Sterile Processing.

This role ensures that all areas operate within the established policies, procedures and in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations and guidelines. 

The Director, Perioperative Business Operations works to plan, implement and direct ongoing activities within the areas of responsibilities that optimizes fiscal prudence and budgetary compliance; works closely with the Executive Director, Perioperative Services to develop business and operation plans, ensures operational efficiency, productivity and effectiveness of Perioperative Services including the timely delivery of information. 

Other responsibilities include effectively managing financial and capital resources, inventory, equipment maintenance and supply acquisitions, analysis of income and expense reports, as well as coordinating related process improvement initiatives to improve efficiencies and achieve financial goals. 


  • Three (3) years recent management experience or equivalent responsible leadership experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related disciplinary field such as Health Administration, Business Administration or Nursing
  • Management experience and demonstrated skills necessary to be responsible for the identification, monitoring and maintenance of department's financial, human, technical and facility resources
  • Administrative skills to develop and lead a successful team to oversee the day-to-day operations.
  • Must possess the management, operational and regulatory healthcare administration knowledge and experience


  • Master's degree in related field
  • Five (5) or more years recent management experience in Perioperative Services
  • Experience leading process improvement teams I knowledge of LEAN
  • Certifications in related fields


  • Must be willing to have a flexible work schedule, to accommodate meeting schedules at various locations


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.