Sutter Health Assistant Nurse Manager - Capitol Pavilion - Ambulatory Surgery Operating Room (Full Time - Days) in Sacramento, California



The Assistant Nurse Manager uses leadership skills to manage the patient/family experience, the daily operation of the unit, and staff/human resource aspects through the utilization of critical thinking , teamwork, effective communication, nursing judgment/knowledge/skills according to facility's policies and standards.

Job Responsibilities:

Quality- Oversees daily operations and staff performance to ensure optimal care to patients' and family which is collaborative, evidence based and meets national/facility standards to achieve the best possible outcome. Collaborates with unit director to assess, plan, and evaluate unit trends. Service-Oversees daily operations and staff performance to ensure care for patient/family is provided according to the Sutter Difference standards and activities ensuring the best patient/family experience. Collaborates with unit director to assess, plan, and evaluate patient experience trends. Growth-Actively participates and mentors staff in the management of patient/family plan of care throughout the hospitalization to achieve optimal transition and progression toward discharge. Manages resources and demands to achieve optimal patient flow throughout the shift. People-Oversees the coordination of the activities of the health care team in a professional manner according to facility standards promoting a positive work environment. Serves as role model for the health care team. Finance-Ensures utilization of resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Community- Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community. Ensures a positive learning experience for health care students on the unit.

This position functions in the Outpatient Surgical Operating Room.




Current licensure California RN ; BLS -Health Care Provider; national certification in area of population specialty required within 1 year of role. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BS preferred. Must be proficient in Word and Excel computer procedures.


Experience working in a multi-specialty OR, such as typically obtained in approximately 3 years is required

Must have OR Managerial experience as typically obtained in 3 years is required.

Managerial experience in the surgery center environment is preferred.

Managerial experience with the pediatric population is preferred.

Requires experience in process development, implementation and administration


Must possess basic computer knowledge and skills.

Special Skill/Equipment:

Extensive knowledge of AORN/ASPAN Standards, infection control and sterilization practices.

Knowledge of SGNA Standards preferred.

Knowledge of regulatory, licensing, certification and accreditation requirements such as CMS, OSHA, JC.

Current knowledge regarding instrumentation and equipment utilized for surgical specialties such as GYN, ENT, Plastic, General, Orthopedic and Urology, and is knowledge of the types of procedures to be performed at the center

Requires the ability to operate and trouble shoot OR/PACU equipment

Must be able to scrub and circulate

Must be flexible, and open to change along with the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.

ACLS / PALS Preferred

Must have demonstrated knowledge and interpersonal skills necessary to direct the efforts of diverse health care professionals to meet patient and physician needs.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.