Nurse Manager Operating Room

Tacoma, WA 98405 US

Job ID: 2843 Position Type: Nurse Manager Jobs
Nurse Manager Operating Room (OR)/ Manager Clinical Perioperative Services

This job is responsible for organizing, planning, managing and evaluating clinical and management activities in the perioperative units, in accordance with policies/standards/procedures and applicable regulatory/accreditation requirements. You will actively participate in the management activities and overall operations of the Perioperative Service Line to support the continuity and quality of patient care and foster inter-departmental communication/collaboration.

11 rooms and 98 staff members. It is the main OR which includes CVOR.

1) ensuring that overall goals relating to productivity, quality of care, patient satisfaction and/or growth in market share are achieved;
2) developing/implementing/monitoring quality improvement initiatives to enhance/streamline current procedures/processes;
3) performing ongoing performance/process improvement activities (e.g. service recovery, identifying/responding to negative quality trends, ensuring survey readiness) and
4) managing/developing clinical staff in the delivery of patient care and related support services.

Requires knowledge of the standards, practices, tools/equipment relating to the management of perioperative services. You will participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team working towards attaining the mission and objectives of the organization, and for ensuring compliance with standards of patient care/practice, safety/risk management guidelines, and applicable regulatory requirements. Work requires considerable expertise in leadership, supervisory skills, problem-solving, patient advocacy and public relations.

You will also be responsible for the operations, staff management, and development, regulatory compliance, budget, performance/quality improvement, short and long-term planning.

Education/Work Experience Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, and four years related work that would demonstrate attainment of requisite job knowledge/abilities, including two years in a charge nurse/leadership position (or equivalent).
BSN or Bachelors’ Degree in a related field is preferred.


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Specialty certification (e.g. CNOR, Certified Post Anesthesia Nurse [CPAN], Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse [CAPN] is preferred.
Current healthcare provider BLS certification.

To learn more contact
Juli Van Der Meulen
954 906 5186

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