Nurse Manager – Operating Room/Ortho Cluster – Full Time

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Nurse Manager – Operating Room/Ortho Cluster – Full Time

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Nurse Manager is responsible for the management of nursing practice and operations on a designated unit/service.  This includes, but is not limited to, the management of: clinical nursing practice, staff recruitment, retention, labor relations, supply chain and budget, staffing, employee performance evaluation, quality improvement, staff education, medical records, internal and external regulatory and survey requirements.


The Nurse Manager collaborates with multiple professionals to support and coordinate the provision / management of patient care. He or she works closely with the Nursing Clinical Director, Physician Leader and staff in insuring that the Service/Unit maintains the highest standards of patient care and is responsive to the needs of the patient & family as well as the organization.

  • Develops, implements, and maintains professional and hospital standards to support outcomes-based care and evidence-based nursing practice.
  • Insure that the overall patient management program supports patient, unit and clinical service objectives, patient management, and excellence in the delivery of patient care services.
  • Develops implements and oversees a unit-based quality initiatives & performance improvement program that promotes both clinical service and financial excellence.
  • Provides operational and clinical oversite to nursing staff to insure that all day to day activity supports clinical excellence and patient and staff satisfaction.
  • Works closely with leadership throughout the Service, Nursing Department and other hospital departments to insure that the highest expectations of all regulatory and professional standards are met.
  • Demonstrates integral involvement in the Nursing Department PI/QA program. Participates in monthly Nursing Department meetings.
  • Facilitates daily Interdisciplinary Rounds to ensure compliance with the patient management plan and the appropriate length of stay for each patient.
  • Conducts daily rounds with patients and staff on the unit/service.
  • Maintains reviews and updates all specialty policies in accordance with hospital, professional and regulatory standards.
  • Supports the overall strategic goals and service standards of the Hospital and the Nursing Department.
  • Creates and maintains an environment of care where patients, families, staff and others are treated with respect, dignity and in a professional manner, promoting an environment respectful of cultural diversity.
  • Assesses patient care needs and monitors patient satisfaction. Addresses and resolves patient complaints in timely manner.
  • Identifies, responds to and investigates potential and actual risk management issues.
  • Coordinates a safe discharge process for all patients including follow up with discharge phone calls.
  • Participates in value base analysis process to review products for quality and cost reduction/containment.
  • Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing required; Masters in nursing or health related field preferred
  • Current NYS License as a registered professional nurse
  • 3 years minimum of progressive nursing leadership experience demonstrating solid management abilities
  • Maintain current BCLS
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 


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