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Nurse Manager (NM) Operating Room

Northwell Health
$100,000.10 - $160,000.04 / yr
United States, New York, Manhasset
December 22, 2023
Job Description

  • Under the leadership of the Patient Care Director, the Manager Patient Care (PC) has 24/7 fiscal, clinical and operational accountability. The Nurse Manager is responsible for a direct care unit or units within Northwell Health.
  • Utilizing the nursing process, the manager is responsible for creating a safe, healthy work environment that supports delivery of high-quality patient and family centered care in a healing milieu. The manager fosters a culture where highly engaged interdisciplinary team members are able to contribute to optimal patient outcomes and to grow professionally

Job Responsibility

Communication and Relationship Management

  • The Manager PC executes the strategic plan through effective communication with all team members.
  • As an organizationally aware leader the manager is able to build relationships centered on trust respect and inclusion among colleagues, customers, patients and their families.
  • Upholds Culture of C.A.R.E., Northwell Health's promise to our patients and families, to create a culture of connectedness, awareness, respect and empathy.

Leadership Skills

  • The Manager PC recruits, manages performance, inspires and motivatesteam members by modeling leadership behaviors that embody Northwell'smission, vision and values, ensuring that patient care delivery plan align with top level outcomes.
  • The Manager PC collaborates with team members across the organization to improve quality, patient-centered care through the use of best practices, and is a champion for a just culture, where staff feel safe to utilize the tools in TeamSTEPPS.
  • Understanding the importance of a healthy work environment, the manager patient care makes employee engagement for the unit a priority, developing goals and action plans that support team pride, inclusion and empowerment.


  • The Manager PC is a professional role model for the team members promoting standards of professional practice and behavior, while inspiring the clinical staff in the pursuit of continuing education.

Knowledge of the Healthcare Environment

  • The manager PC maintains up to date knowledge about population health, professionalism and legislation involving healthcare in order to effectuate change and transform care.
  • The manager PC will implement strategies to meet the needs of the unit that are based on scope and standards of practice and align with the organizations care delivery model.
  • The Manager PC will foster a culture whereby the front-line staff are participants in changes that impact practice.

Business Skills and Knowledge

  • The Manager PC demonstrates advanced knowledge and competencies of the business needs for day-to-day operations in the areas of oversight; managing the unit'ssalary and other than salary expenses within the predetermined budget and implementing action plans when variances present.
  • The Manager PC is expected to mentor and educate the care team related to budget, service excellence, Human Resource management, Information Technology, Risk and Quality Management.
  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

1. Education:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree
  • Masters preferred
  • Bachelors or Master's degree must be in nursing

2. Licensure & Certification:

  • Current license as a Registered Professional Nurse

3. Experience:

  • At least 5 years nursing experience with Evidence of leadership mastery at the Assistant Manager level or equivalent such as charge RN, team lead, council chair, project manager, or above.
  • 3-5 years experience in Operating Room Acute care facility preferred
  • 2 years experience in the Neurosurgical Operating Room preferred
  • CNOR preferred

*Additional Salary Detail
The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).