Sutter Health Assistant Nurse Manager - Pre-Op & PACU - Capitol Pavillion - Outpatient Surgery (Full-Time, Day Shift) in Sacramento, California

Position Overview:

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.



Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BS preferred; required for California Children's Services (CCS) Special Care Centers. is required.

Licensures and Certifications:

Valid CA RN License is required.

Basic Life Support Certification - HealthCare Provider - BLS-HCP is required.

National certification in area of population specialty is required within one year.


2 years acute care experience in area of specialty or according to regulatory standards is preferred.

Leadership experience is preferred.

Skills and Knowledge:

Must possess basic computer knowledge and skills.

Uses leadership and supervisory skills to oversee the patient/family experience, independently leads the practice and prioritization of multiple demands in a ever-changing environment.

Must have demonstrated expert nursing skills as well as effective English written and communication skills.

Unit Specific Requirements:

ACLS is required upon hire.

PALS is required upon hire.

Principal Accountabilities:

Community- Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community. Ensures a positive learning experience for health care students on the unit.

Finance-Ensures utilization of resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

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.

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.

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Employee Status: Regular

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.