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Nurse Manager - PACU - 1782231

San Jose, CA

Nurse Manager – PACU




Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm


Sign-On Bonus eligible position! 


Job Summary:

Manages 24-hour departments providing patient care services.  Ensures staff provide high quality, accessible, cost effective care, and patient focused services to members across the continuum, which comply with local, state, and federal requirements. Develops and maintains clinical standards of care and practice; responsible for all resource budgeting, selection and development.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages the operations of 24-hour departments that may be at multiple locations. Ensures Assistants and staff provide the highest quality of care and are in compliance with the Nursing Practice Act, The Joint Commission, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Establishes, implements, and maintains patient care and service standards to meet members and internal clients expectations.
  • Designs and evaluates processes to improve systems and patient care results across the continuum of care.
  • Develops and monitors budgets for the appropriate use of human and material resources. Monitors financial performance and identifies and implements strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of care/service.
  • Determines the appropriate staff mix for department and develops processes to screen, interview, hire, train, and maintain the competency of all department staff. Ensures on going staff development. Manages and resolves human resource, employee and department safety, and risk management issues.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors departmental policy and procedures which support the organizations goals and business objectives and ensures they are met.
  • Oversees and develops standards of care and standards of practice, directs fiscal management, and quality improvement activities.


Experience, Education, License:

  • Minimum four (4) years of clinical nursing experience related to clinical area of specialization as required by department, including four (4) years of management, supervisory or leadership* experience.
  • BSN or MSN or MHA or MBA level and/or CNOR designation
  • Registered Nurse License (California) required at hire
  • Basic Life Support
  • Must have 5 years as an Assistant Nurse Manager or four years exp as Dept. manager.
  • Must have strong experience in PACU 
  • Experience managing in a bargaining environment a plus


This position not only offers a wonderful opportunity to lead an experienced group of clinicians, but additional perks include:

  • Base salary: $181,4400 - $220,000
  • Best-in-Class benefits
  • Competitive compensation including eligibility for the Leader Annual Incentive Program
  • Relocation Assistance 
  • Hiring Bonus for eligible candidates

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