Cleveland Clinic Clinical-Director-Perioperative-Services in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


This position is responsible for leading and managing all departments that align with surgical care at CCAD. This position is also responsible for developing a philosophy of patient care that promotes excellent health care delivery and investigating alternative methods to improve operations. This position has explicit ownership/responsibility for outcomes and providing overall administrative management and support for evidence based nursing practice.


Implements improvement plans and new ideas within surgical care

Maintains communication of all new initiatives to departmental employees

Leads and manages clinical managers and supervisory staff to support the needs of patients within surgical services

Maintains all standards required by accreditation agencies to deliver high quality health care

Reviews proposed financial budgets and reports and maintains financial resources according to budget guidelines (fiscal responsibility)

Investigates cost reduction initiatives

Promotes safe, quality care based upon clinical conferences, new technology and changing practice

Oversees and develops scheduling procedures and ensures that the automated scheduling system is used optimally

Facilitates the incorporation of patient safety and Magnet principles into clinical nursing care

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of eight (8) years post graduate experience is required Minimum of two (2) years experience in an assistant director of nursing position, or equivalent, or four (4) years experience in a senior charge nurse position in an acute care tertiary hospital is required Demonstrated understanding of clinical nursing skills Strong organizational skills Strong oral and written communication skills Ability to speak and write in English is required Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred Managerial and/or supervisory experience is required

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor"s degree in Nursing, or equivalent qualifications (minimum three (3) year curriculum) from an accredited program, is required Master"s degree in Nursing/ Healthcare/Management/ Administration field is required Valid and current national license is required BLS is required Doctorate degree in Nursing or Health Services Management is preferred International accreditation experience is preferred