Nursing Department Manager,Cardiovascular Operating Room

    November 29, 2023
    Los Angeles, California
    Job Type


    We are searching for candidates for a Nursing Department Manager, Cardiovascular Operating Room FT with a National Health care organization located in Los Angeles CA.

    Salary: USD $148,800 – $192,500 / yr

    Sign-on bonus 10% (some restrictions apply).

    Is there additional variable compensation?

    We are offering a 10% sign-on bonus.  There is also the potential to earn up to a 15% bonus based off the annual salary.  The amount is based primarily off the performance of the medical center.


    Job Summary:

    Manages the delivery of nursing services and safe patient care within assigned department and across the continuum of care. Manages the delivery of services that add value and are integrated with nursing standards of practice, service priorities and performance/outcome measures, as well as with strategic, business, and organizational goals/objectives.


    Describe how this position fits in your organization.

    This position will manage the Cardiovascular Operating Room Department is a 5 OR suite with approximately 35 direct reports, they average 200 cardiac cases/month.  This hospital is the largest in Southern California within the Kaiser organization, it has 560 licensed beds and has Magnet designation.




    Basic Qualifications:


    Minimum five (5) years of clinical nursing experience relevant to a given position/department required, including three (3) years of management, supervisory or leadership* experience.



    Academic degree in nursing required (bachelor’s or master’s degree).

    Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

    BSN and National Health/Nursing Administration Certification or MSN are required for PICU and NICU Departments for facilities that are CCS certified or desire CCS certification.


    License, Certification, Registration

    Registered Nurse License (California)

    Basic Life Support


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

    Required (non-negotiable)

    • CA RN license.
    • American Heart Association BLS.
    • BSN or MSN.
    • At minimum candidate needs to have 5 years of FT equivalent operating room RN experience in an acute care setting.  Experience must be current or very recent.  Candidate needs to have at least a few years of cardiothoracic OR experience.  Not accepting surgery center experience.
    • At minimum candidate needs to have 3 years of FT equivalent Manager or Supervisor experience.  Charge Nurse experience doesn’t meet this requirement.  Experience must be current or very recent.


    What are the nice-to-have skills?

    Preferred (not required)

    • MSN.
    • CNOR.
    • Management experience in a union environment.



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