Nursing Department Manager Operating Room

    March 23, 2023
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Job Type


    Nursing Department Manager, RN Operating Room FT


    Salary: USD $136,900 – $177,100 / yr

    There is an opportunity to earn up to a 10% bonus.

    Sign-on bonus and/or relocation bonus, amount to be determined at time of offer.


    Job Summary:

    In collaboration with Anesthesia and Surgical Services (SAS) management team, participates in developing, planning, implementing of departmental goals and objectives. Assess, plans, implements, evaluates and ensures optimal patient care is delivered to surgical patients according to established standards of care provided during all operative phases of process. Provides and supports functional direction through effective leadership and Quality Improvement principles to insure quality patient care and employee satisfaction. Plans, directs, and supervises daily operational activities of assigned staff in Operating Rooms. Serves as a liaison between supervisors, physicians, nursing personnel, patients/families and other departments to direct smooth transitions of patient care activities during perioperative experience. Coordinates departmental activities to ensure optimum patient care. Directs flow of Surgical Schedule. Supervises assigned staff.




    Basic Qualifications:


    Minimum two (2) years of supervisory or charge nurse experience.

    Minimum five (5) years of related nursing experience.



    Bachelor’s degree in nursing OR RN with three (3) years nursing management experience.

    License, Certification, Registration

    Registered Nurse License (Hawaii) required at hire

    Basic Life Support from American Heart Association


    Preferred Qualifications:

    O.R. management experience.

    Master’s degree in nursing, healthcare administration, education, or related area.


    What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements of this position?

    Hawaii RN license

    American Heart Association BLS

    Operating Room RN experience (surgery center exp. doesn't meet this requirement)

    3 years of Manager or Supervisor level experience (Charge Nurse exp. does not meet this requirement)

    What are the nice-to-have skills?




    Describe how this position fits in your organization.

    This position will manage all staff in the Operating Room.  It is a 16 OR suite plus 1 procedure room, about 80 direct reports, and average cases per month 350-400.  This facility does hearts, spines, and neuro cases.  There are no Assistant Managers in OR.  This position reports to the Director of Periop.


    What is exciting about this opportunity? Please include team and company culture.

    Kaiser Permanente is one of America's leading health care providers and non profit health plans.  We serve 12.5 million people in California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, and Washington.  There is room for growth.


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