Operating Room Nurse Manager

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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 4/25/2017

UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Operating Room Nurse Manager

Primary responsibility over 3rd Floor Operating Room at Clements University Hospital includes the Cardio-Thoracic, Ophthalmology, and ENT service lines.

Various hours, primarily days Monday-Friday. 24/7 administrative coverage.

Experience and Education

BSN required, MSN preferred.

Requires 5 years management experience in Perioperative Services; certification in Perioperative Nursing (CNOR) preferred.

Requires BLS, ACLS, and current Texas RN license.

Job Duties

Manages the daily patient care activities of the Operating Room.

Assures efficient utilization of OR resources by proactively managing the long-range (4-6week) patient schedule in collaboration with anesthesiology directors and surgeons.

Supervises & evaluates staff through observation of performance.

Ensures competency of new employees & performs annual evaluations.

Conducts coaching & counseling sessions with employees following hospital policies & guidelines.

Identifies learning needs/opportunities of staff and addresses the need.

Identifies, supports & implements cross training of staff in collaboration with directors & the education department.

Collaborates to ensure accountability for nursing standards, evidence based practice, & regulations.

Responsible for regulatory readiness of the department at all times.

Assures adequate fiscally & clinically responsible daily staffing.

Assures department meets its productivity benchmark.

Responds to emergency situations & initiates appropriate responses as necessary.

Remains calm and continue to provide leadership & a sense of professionalism during emergency situations.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.



This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..