RN Manager of Surgical Services


Corona, CA

Less than 5 years

Posted 274 days ago

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Manager of Surgical Services

Manager of Surgical Services

Location: Corona, CA

Salary: $85,000 - $130,000

Benefits: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Yes

Position Type: Full-time

Shift: Evenings

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospital

Reports To: Director of Surgical Services

Department: Surgical Services

Direct Reports: 45

Job Description:

Participates in Emergency Preparedness Drills. Demonstrates through practice drills and upon request understanding of his/her role in the event of an emergency or disaster.

Develops written policies/procedures in coordination with the Department Director ensures staff knowledge of all changes within the department.

Reviews new and revised policies/procedures and updates practice accordingly and in coordination with the Department Director.

Demonstrates knowledge and ensures compliance with JCAHO and Title 22 standards and guidelines.

Ensures staff compliance with hospital education and certification requirements, i.e., CPR, license renewal.

Demonstrates knowledge of legal consequences of nursing actions as evidenced by monitoring of nurse notes.

Demonstrates collaborative effort with other nursing ancillary departments.

Responsible for developing monthly departmental schedules and submits per protocol. Ensures proper staff coverage on all shifts.

Recognizes capabilities of different levels of nursing personnel. Act as a resource for RN, LVN, NA, Nursing Students and Faculty.

Assists in the orientation of new nursing team members new student rotations. Anticipates potential problem situations and intervenes to offset adverse impact.

Ensures that the department has equipment, supplies necessary to provide consistent quality patient care. 

Identifies the learning needs of all staff and contributes to meeting those needs. Identifies own education needs and seeks appropriate learning experience.

Initiates the establishment, implementation and achievement of unit goals and objectives.

Follow through on all incident reports for medication errors in a timely manner.

Reports any unsafe situations or safety hazards immediately. Labels and removes any malfunctioning equipment from service and notifies Engineering.

Follow through on adverse drug or blood transfusion reactions following established protocol.

Demonstrates compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures at all times.

Participates within Department of Nursing Service in establishing Standards of patient care both department and hospital wide.

Interviews, hires, schedules, orients, evaluates, counsels and terminates employees of the department.

Supervise all staff in the provision of direct person patient care (ADLs).

Ensure staff knowledge of documenting variances.

Ensure staff evaluates discharge needs on admission assessment and continuous re-evaluation

Initiates the establishment, implementation and achievement of unit goals and objectives.

Supervises all staff in the provision of direct person patient care.


Leadership Requirement: Minimum one-year clinical nursing leadership experience within the past five years, in nursing peri-operative care services in an acute care hospital setting

Additionally, three or more years RNexperience working in perioperative/surgical services is required.

Education Required:

Bachelor?s DegreeRequired

Master?s Degreepreferred

Licensure Required:

 Completion of an accredited Registered Nurse Program

Certifications Required:



PALS (within 3 months of hire)


CNOR Certification

AORN member

Master?s Degree

Facility Overview:

We are a 238-bed progressive acute-care facility and medical center that has been serving our region since 1933.

We are a thriving community hospital, proud to offer the "high-tech" advantages of a big-city hospital and the personalized care of a hometown provider.

 Service Area Overview:

Surgical Expertise in the following: 

ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)

Foot surgery (Podiatry)


General surgery


Laser surgery




Plastic/Reconstructive surgery

Spine surgery

Sports medicine



Advanced technology and techniques offered include:

Minimally invasive lumbar decompression

Minimally invasive surgery

$85K - $130K