Location:  Iowa


Marengo Memorial Hospital, a stable and progressive medical center, has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager of Surgical Services.  The facility is spending more than $27 million to expand the ER, surgical services, imaging and other areas, which continues to represents a commitment to provide the best care possible to those they serve.  Morgan Hunter HealthSearch has been retained to conduct this key search.

Reporting directly to the CNO, this position is responsible for leading all facets of an expanding perioperative services department.


  • This is a “hands-on” position that will oversee a small staff of permanent and part-time nurses and technologists. The Manager will work closely with nursing and administration in the development and implementation of a cohesive surgery program to include ortho, general surgery, podiatry, ENT, eyes and will welcome the development of OB services.


  • The successful candidate will have previous management or supervisory experience in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center. Applicable skills include a solid knowledge of the clinical and technical components of customary surgical procedures, clinically versed in the pre-op and PACU setting, as well as be willing to develop staff competencies as surgical volumes increase based on physician recruitment and expansion of the OR department.


  • Candidates must be team-centered, be comfortable with broad-thinking while managing detail, will communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, have strong physician relations aptitude and will continue to drive the department forward clinically and administratively.


Nestled in the heart of the Iowa River Valley, Marengo offers a wide variety of shopping, dining and recreational activities.  Over 2,500 warm-hearted residents enjoy walking trails through beautiful parks, fishing and hunting along the Iowa River and spending an evening relaxing.  Located 30 minutes from the metropolitan areas of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Marengo offers a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the “big city.” Marengo is a town of large two-story homes, diverse groups of faith and a school district that’s competitive in almost every sport.


About Morgan Hunter HealthSearch
Morgan Hunter HealthSearch (MHHS) provides Executive Search and Interim Leadership solutions for hospitals and health systems throughout the United States.  Our services include
executive healthcare recruiting, retained healthcare executive search, healthcare interim management, executive placement for hospitals

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