Surgical Services Nurse Manager OR Operating Room

An excellent, respected community hospital in Northern California is actively interviewing for a Surgical Services Nurse Manager to oversee its Operating Room, Sterile Processing Department, PreOp, and PostOp departments. Apply today, and lead a dedicated and experienced Perioperative Team in one of the Northern California’s more advanced medical centers.

Averaging about 500 procedures per month in 6 operating rooms, the Surgical Services Department in this hospital is one of the busiest in the region. This is even more exceptional when you learn that the 50+FTEs led by the Operating Room Nursing Manager, have been recognized as high performing in a large number of procedures.While multi-specialty and general surgery at its core, the perioperative program here has shown amazing advancement in its cardiothoracic services. This has been possible through an alignment of tenured and experienced staff, a well-tenured and dedicated Surgical Services Director, and a labor environment that uses a shared buy-in model to ensure satisfaction of staff.

Reporting to the Director of Perioperative Services, the RN Manager of the Operating Room will be responsible for the day-to-day operations, and to a growing degree, the strategic direction of a full surgical service line. Reporting to you, will be a full complement of Perioperative Staff which included CNOR Registered Nurses to scrub and circulate, PreOP and CPAN certified Post Anesthesia RNs, Surgical Technologists, and other support staff. Directly supporting you in this oversight is an experience Registered Nurse Operating Room Supervisor and a PACU Charge Nurse.

The Surgical Services & Operating Room Nurse Manager will take responsiblity and oversight of a really fantastic perioperative services department.  You'll oversee the planning and coordination for patient care, constantly evaluating the efficiency that the department can maintain. You'll also earn great experience in building and maintaining a budget for the whole surgical services department, supported by the Director of Nursing of course. Clinically, the Nurse Manager will serve as a subject matter expert for nursing performance improvement, skills development, and evidence-based practice education. The Nurse Manager will help guide, coach, and mentor the various perioperative staff to ensure that each member is consistently focused on superior patient care and outcomes. 

As a recognized center of excellence for patient satisfaction, this community hospital system has a long history of delivering top-notch care to this area. Not far from millions of acres of National Forests, designated wilderness areas, and snow-capped mountain peaks, the background for this medical center couldn’t be more beautiful. Home to affordable housing, fantastic school systems, a great quality of life, and a tight knit community, Northern California is a wonderful place to put down your roots. The OR Nurse Manager will find beautiful coastal vistas just a short drive west, the deep quiet serenity of a National Forest just to the north, and peaceful days in California Wine Country just to the south.

The OR Nurse Manager will fulfil a crucial role for this respected hospital, and you'll take around-the-clock responsibility for supporting the staff and operations that keep it running smoothly. You'll have the opportunity to play a central role in the healing of patients and in the overall health of this fantastic community. For all the hard work and energy you invest in this program, you'll get to join a close-knit family of nurses and you'll receive a competitive compensation package, which includes generous benefits.