Ophthalmology Surgical Services Nursing Manager

This popular Los Angeles Area hospital is actively interviewing for a Nurse Manager to oversee its Ophthalmology Surgical Services line. Join this trusted community health system, and get the opportunity to drive clinical and operational improvements that help thousands of people a year.

The Surgical Manager will play an important role in leading clinical and administrative operations at the Ophthalmology Clinic that’s attached to this 300+ bed Acute Care Medical Center. Well known for its commitment to advancing community health, supporting academic progression, and serving the people of Los Angeles for over 50 years, this person will join a trusted and accomplished health system.

This Ophthalmology Clinic, regarded as one of the best in the country, has a long history of superior patient outcomes. Offering a full range of high-acuity Ophthalmology surgical procedures (including cornea transplantation, tumor excision, and pediatric cataract extraction), cosmetic procedures, and nationally recognized research, the Nursing Manager will join a specialized department that’s pushing the boundaries of vision repair.

Reporting to the Administrative Director of Perioperative Services, who oversees Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery Operations, the Ophthalmology Services Nursing Manager will take direct oversight of Pre-Operative, Intra-Operative, and Post-Operative departments at this busy Eye Surgery Center. The Manager will be supported by a strong CNOR Operating Room Charge Nurse, a CPAN PreOp/PACU Charge Nurse, two Lead RNs who oversee a team of Scrubbing and Circulating Nurses.

As the clinical and administrative leader for the Surgical Services Team, the Nursing Manager will take accountability for staff education and clinical development, budgetary development and oversight, and clinical intraoperative duties as well.

  • Staff Education & Development: You’ll get to continue developing your clinical skills, while staying current with evidence-based standards, by creating and executing staff education initiatives to mentor and retain strong employees.
  • Budgetary Development & Oversight: Working with financial experts, you’ll develop both capital and operational budgets that are sustainable and actionable.
  • Intraoperative Duties: The Nurse Manager will get regular ‘in-suite’ clinical practice, as you circulate a large variety of procedures and ensure proper scrub technique from the staff.

The Ophthalmology Surgical Services Nursing Manager will find that Southern California has something for everyone. A short drive west will put you on the beautiful, sunny beaches and warm surf of the Pacific Ocean. Fun weekend getaways like Disneyland, Wild Rivers, and Knott’s Berry Farm are waiting around every corner. A huge number of highly-rated grade schools, secondary schools, and colleges make education (and continuing education) easily accessible. Add to this a wealth of national and state parks nearby, and you have a great place to raise a family.

You’ll take on a mission-critical role in the operations of this cutting-edge Eye Surgery Center. You’ll find that challenges await, and so do triumphs. As part of a large healthcare system, the Ophthalmology Nursing manager will be offered a generous benefits package and competitive compensation. You’ll also get the breathing room of having nights and weekends off, so go explore; there’s a lot to see.