Operating Room Nurse Manager

Woodbury, MN

Requisition Number: OPERA001838

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Posted on June 20, 2022

This Summit Orthopedics position is subject to the requirements outlined in the recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Final Rule making Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for employees in most health care settings, including those in Ambulatory Surgery Centers.  Candidates for employment who will perform work within any of Summit’s Ambulatory Surgery Centers will need to be fully vaccinated, which means at least two weeks post final vaccine, or have been granted an approved medical or religious exemption prior to a start date.

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The Operating Room Nurse Manager provides direction and oversight to: all Operating Rooms, Sterile Processing, and Purchasing department staff including, CRNAs, Registered Nurses, Surgical Technologists, Sterile Processing Technicians, and Purchasing Specialists working within the Surgery Center. The Operating Room Nurse Manager reports directly to the Director of the Surgery Centers.

This opportunity is a full-time role providing primary leadership at our Landmark Surgery Center Campus.  

Oversees operations of the Operating Rooms, Sterile Processing, and Purchasing Departments.

Assists in efforts to maximize utilization and productivity within the Operating Rooms, Sterile Processing, and Purchasing departments.

Works in conjunction with the Equipment and Inventory Control Liaison and the Education Coordinator to implement training for new equipment as needed.

Participates in the development of new policies and procedures relevant to the performance of nursing duties within the center.

Provide a safe environment for patients and staff.

Completes staff performance reviews and performance management.

Collaborates with administrative staff on special projects and other assignments.

Facilitates staff scheduling, staff meetings and initiates orientation plans.

    Participates in planning for future needs of the operating room.

    The Operating Room Nurse Manager may perform as staff nurse in the operating room as needed.

    Summit Health ASO, provides administrative and clinical support to our full spectrum of orthopedic care services in our sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert teams are part of the 800+ employees who partner to provide quality services and care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.


    Summit Orthopedics is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of federal, state and local governing boards and/or agencies.




    • Preferred: Bachelors in Nursing
    • Required: Associates in Nursing


    • Preferred: Post Basic Operating Room study beneficial, CNOR preferred
    • Required: Minimum 5 years clinical experience. Minimum three years preoperative nursing experience. Previous supervisory / management experience preferred

    Licenses & Certifications

    • Preferred: Pediatric Adv Life Supp
    • Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Sup
    • Required: Basic Life Support