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RN Manager OR Surgery Full Time Rotate $15k Sign On

Los Alamitos Medical Center Los Alamitos, CA
  • Expired: 20 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospital s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

Position Summary:

The manager has a 24-hour, 7 day a week responsibility to provide leadership, management, administration and supervision for the cost center(s). This includes planning, organizing, staff development, performance management, quality fiscal and information management, regulatory compliance, daily operations, building and enhancing relationships through customer relations and appropriate professional involvement. The manager is accountable for the management of the cost center(s) within the established budget. The manager will work closely with directors, ancillary staff, managers, medical directors, medical department chairs, physicians and other disciplines to develop services and ensure quality. Manager will have access to all pertinent patient health information.

Essential Duties:

Provides leadership to the staff related to care of the specific patient population/department and associated administrative management

Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development and problem solves

Understands range of treatment needed as appropriate to the ages of the patients served

Ensures standards of care and policies and procedures are current, evidence based, appropriate and are reviewed with all department staff

Develops short and long term goals, actions plans, objectives and initiatives and present to department director to ensure alignment with both departmental and organizational goals. Effectively executes goals, action plans, objectives and initiatives

Ensures departmental action plans meet departmental and organizational goals

Ensures regulatory compliance

Submits, updates and ensures adherence with budget

Attends leadership meetings and serves on hospital/departmental committees

Ensures compliance with labor benchmarks of department specific units of service

Performs scheduling, time card adherence and submits pay period productivity variance reports identifying rationale for variance and follow up actions to correct

Controls and monitors supply costs to achieve flexed budgeted costs

Reviews statistical analysis information and corrects

Identifies and implements cost savings through labor and supply utilization efficiencies

Ensures sound staffing, anticipates and forecasts personnel needed, maintains staffing plan consistent with departments productivity benchmark, active in recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training

Maintains individual patient classification system which predicts nursing care requirements by shift and maintains documentation to discern trends and patterns of nursing care delivery by shift and staff mix

Ensures performance evaluations are completed on time and criteria-based job performance standards, and applicable competencies, are current with each staff member

Assesses and implements staff development, recognition and cross-training

Collaborates with coordination of hospital orientation, interviewing, mandatory continuing education programs and department specific orientation of all department staff

Provides feedback and effective counseling to staff in a timely manner

Maintains personal knowledge and expertise in department specific area

Supports other departments within the facility and maintains good rapport

Ensures a routine mode of communication with staff on a regular basis

Communicates self or staff concerns or problems through proper verbal or written channels

Ensures hospital mission, vision and values are maintained and upheld

Demonstrates effective and responsible relationships with patients, families, medical directors, physicians, employees, management, administration and related outside agencies

Ensures timely follow up of patient, family, staff and physician concerns

Identifies and executes ways to increase quality, service and satisfaction to increase PSMS scores

Achieves measurable improvements in key quality initiatives

Other duties as assigned by department director



Current California RN license, or the ability to obtain California RN license before start date.

Three (3) years clinical experience
At least two (2) years in a healthcare leadership role
Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintained current at all times)

Excellent customer service skills.
Demonstrated experience in leading patient experience initiatives.
Effective verbal, written and listening skills
Ability to independently manage priorities
Current knowledge of the field with evidence of ongoing continued education
Proficiency in multiple standard healthcare computer programs (e.g., CERNER, KRONOS, etc.)

The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.

Masters preferred

Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Los Alamitos, California
Facility: Los Alamitos Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate

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Los Alamitos Medical Center


Los Alamitos, CA