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Manager (RN), Pre-Op/ PACU - Surgery Center - San Carlos

Company: Sutter Medical Center
Location: San Carlos
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation CAD

Position Overview: -

Manages and provides operational and nursing leadership ensuring the quality of nursing care within preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative areas. Plans and organizes operations and resources to ensure effective and efficient delivery of patient care consistent with applicable laws, standards and regulations. Establishes protocols and practices, ensuring compliance with department, affiliate, operating unit, and/or system standards, policies and procedures, the Joint Commission (TJC) standards, and applicable laws and regulations. Takes a strategic and tactical approach in identifying best practices and standardizing workflows/processes, and developing plans of action to implement changes. Establishes and manages capital and operational budgets to achieve financial targets via effective utilization of personnel, resources and supplies. Develops and maintains a solid partnership with internal and external peers, leaders, and/or local/state/federal agencies to facilitate and collaborate on initiatives or issues resolution. Provides guidance and/or direct intervention in resolving challenging or complex situations.

Job Description:


  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
  • RN-Registered Nurse of California


    • 8 years progressive clinical/healthcare management and/or operations experience with increasing responsibilities
    • 8 years management, supervisory or team lead experience.
    • 8 years experience in survey protocols on a department and organizational level (Joint Commission, State, etc).
    • 8 years experience with electronic health record applications.


      • Solid understanding of operations and workflows and how department's process/workflow impacts other department operations.
      • Demonstrates understanding of business and operational requirements.
      • Demonstrated leadership skills, including team building, and coaching/mentoring with the ability to motivate and engage others.
      • Demonstrates solid clinical proficiency and knowledge to effectively plan and coordinate patient care consistent with applicable laws, standards and regulations.
      • Working knowledge and thorough understanding of state/federal/local and/or accreditation standards and requirements as it relations to operations and organization, with the ability interpret and implement applicable standards and requirements.
      • Demonstrates understanding of healthcare financial environment.
      • Demonstrates ability to develop and manage a budget.
      • Understands age specific needs in providing care to patient population served.
      • Demonstrates tactical and analytical thinking and planning skills, and is able to develop plan to accomplish objectives, identify obstacles and resolve operational issues.
      • Knowledge of emerging treads and how it impacts operations.
      • Ability to build and establish effective working partnership with employees, peers and/or leaders to achieve business objectives.
      • Demonstrates ability to handle confidential and sensitive issues.
      • Verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills.
      • Ability to handle difficult circumstances and make sound business decisions with little direction.
      • Demonstrates ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with changing business priorities.
      • Organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple projects while delivering quality service and achieving business results.
      • Demonstrates a customer service focus in all decisions and actions.
      • Demonstrates ability to work/interact with a diverse population while respecting cultural and linguistic differences and fostering an inclusive work environment.
      • Working knowledge of wage and hour laws.

        Pay Range: 80.6-128.97

        The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

        Job Shift:



        Full Time

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        Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

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        This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

        Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Keywords: Sutter Medical Center, San Francisco , Manager (RN), Pre-Op/ PACU - Surgery Center - San Carlos, Executive , San Carlos, California

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