Nurse Manager Perioperative OR

An outstanding and modern community medical center in the CA High Desert is actively interviewing for a Perioperative Nurse Manager to oversee its Surgical Service Lines. Join this trusted hospital’s leadership team, and lead a dedicated Surgery Team in pursuit of superior patient care.

Averaging about 1000 procedures annually in 3 operating rooms and 1 Procedure Room, the Perioperative Services Department in this hospital is one of the busiest in the region. The Nurse Manager will lead a high-performing team in a department that offers a wide array of Surgical Procedures including Orthopedics, Gynecology, Podiatry, Eyes, and of course General Surgery. This Manager will work closely with the fantastic surgeons who perform these cases in a department that typically closes by 5pm.

Reporting directly to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), the Perioperative Nurse Manager will play a crucial role in the operations of this hospital. Supported by two Clinical Charge Nurses who oversee the Operating Room and Procedure Room, the Manager will receive the headspace to think about process and quality improvements. This person will also play an important role in developing the next generation of talented nurses through supporting ongoing educational initiatives and development of new education opportunities.

As one of the medical center’s primary P/L centers, fiscal and clinical experience with the departments that make up Perioperative Services will be helpful. Experience with budgeting and clinical operations of Endoscopic Units, Post Anesthesia, SPD, and Ambulatory Surgery will mean that the Manager will be able to hit the ground running. Additionally, given the tight knit nature of this medical center and Perioperative Department, the Manager will take on rotating call duties. 

This position assists in the maintenance of regulatory and licensing materials for the Surgical Services department, and the Perioperative Manager will guide policy in concert with the values and mission of the non-profit health system and medical center. You’ll also develop and implement programs to improve customer and staff satisfaction, paying attention to key metrics.

From a clinical point of view, you will serve as a subject matter expert for nursing performance improvement, skills development, and evidence-based practice education. The Nurse Manager will guide, coach, and mentor the various perioperative staff including CNOR Scrub Nurses and Circulating Nurses, PreOp and Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurses, Surgical Technologist staff, and other support staff.

Whether you’re trying to escape the trappings and traffic of big-city life, or just looking for a community that values its members, you can’t go wrong with this town town in the CA High Desert. The Perioperative Manager will discover a gorgeous landscape full of unique and caring people. In this community, which was built on being a good neighbor, you’ll find all manner of outdoor activity at your fingertips. Add onto this a highly rated school system, a quickly evolving food & drink scene, and a super affordable cost of living, and you have an amazing place to call home.

The Perioperative Nurse Manager will take a vital role in this non-profit community health organization. You’ll support the mission and vision of the hospital, you’ll help develop the next generation of perioperative leaders, and you’ll pay close attention to improving the quality of services offered. In addition to the knowledge that you’re helping to keep this community happy and healthy, you’ll also receive a generous benefits package and a competitive compensation.