Nurse Manager Surgical Services

Nurse Manager Surgical Services

Job Position: Nurse Manager Surgical Services

Location: Hopewell, VA

Duration: Direct Hire

Shift: Full-time Days

Position Summary:

  • Demonstrates clinical competence to practice within Departmental Scope of Care.
  • Manages day to day operations of assigned nursing unit ensuring decisions, actions and group performance contributes to achievement of the unit, department, and hospital's goals and mission.
  • Communicates effectively with staff, peers, Clinical Coordinator, external and internal customers.
  • Utilizes quality improvement as basis to improve unit/departmental process.
  • Maintains unit readiness for regulatory surveys.
  • Coordinates the financial and clinical operations of assigned area(s) of responsibility and recommends sufficient number of qualified competent persons to provide care. Participates in outside source selection for needed services.
  • Integrates department services with the hospital’s primary function maintaining communication with medical and nursing staffs, Administration, patients, and their families/significant others.
  • Coordinates and integrates services within department.
  • Promotes the Quality Management program of the facility, maintaining appropriate quality control programs (where applicable) as well as provides recommendations for operational, clinical and financial improvements.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies and reports necessary noncompliance to Surgical Services Director in real time.
  • Assures that orientation, in-service training, and continuing education are provided for persons in the department.
  • Develops and participates in goals and objectives for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Ensures operational processes are efficient in meeting benchmark metrics
  • Establishes and maintains positive and professional relationships with the entire medical staff.
  • Assumes accountability for decisions and actions.
  • Pursues own professional growth and development.


  • Education: BSN Required.
  • License/ Certification: 
    Registered Nurse – Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 180 days of employment start date.
  • PALS must be obtained within 180 days of employment start date


  • Required: OR at a minimum or combined experience of Endoscopy and PACU together
    5+ years of nursing with some leadership experience – will accept charge nurse or coordinator experience 


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UHC - 56651

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