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Clinical Nurse Manager, Operating Room

Kettering, Ohio · Healthcare

Operating Room Clinical Nurse Managers who have the desire to lead change and the development of a robust OR unit will have the opportunity to do so in this leadership opportunity and the Kettering Health Main Operating Room.

Kettering Health is honored to be awarded by Truven Health Analytics in the TOP 15 Healthcare Systems in the U.S. and Fortune TOP Places to work in Healthcare.

With exceptional growth comes exceptional opportunities to advance your career within a collaborative, supportive, highly patient centric and faith driven culture. 

Your Mission:

Reporting to the Administrative Director of Nursing, your mission as Operating Room Clinical Nurse Manager is to create and facilitate a proactive approach in meeting the needs of the patient while effectively managing and growing your team of clinical professionals. 

Your colleagues, management and team would best describe you as a passionate, driven, innovative, relationship-oriented leader who knows how to build trust at all levels of a large hospital organization and elevate your team to new levels of success. These are the essential attributes you bring to the table that will contribute to your success in our dynamic OR unit.

You have a proven record of achievement implementing change, as you are able to articulate the “why” in a non-transactional way that inspires your team, your peers, physicians, and executive management.  Your ability to create team cohesiveness with effective performance management, and rewarding excellence, while navigating the complexities of a busy hospital unit and executing projects are paramount to your exciting new adventure ahead!

Skills, Knowledge, Education & Experience You Offer: 

  • Five years or mor progressive career in leadership in clinical nurse management or team leadership, with current experience leading a large team in the OR
  • Exceptional and influential communication skills
  • Energized by working through issues, establishing goals and achieving positive results while managing new initiatives
  • Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters (preferred), with a commitment to obtaining your BSN and potentially your Masters if this should become a requirement by a regulatory agency
  • BLS
  • National certification by the end of 1st year in position
  • Strong focus on Performance Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Experience in Staff Recruitment and Retention
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Focus on patient, staff and surgeon satisfaction

 About the Opportunity:  

  • Level II Trauma center
  • Tertiary Center for Kettering Health
  • Primary case mix is Neurosurgery, Cancer Care, Cardiovascular and Orthopedic surgery
  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits
  • 403b pre-tax savings account with employer match
  • Medical, vision, dental, mental health care
  • 80% company paid health coverage for employees and dependents (full-time employees)
  • Learning Hospital System with college tuition reimbursement
  • Community involvement & humanitarian opportunities

Experience the rewards, job satisfaction and prestige of working with the “best of the best!”

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Kettering Health Main Campus

  • Kettering Health Main Campus, formerly Kettering Medical Center, is the flagship hospital of Kettering Health and has been serving Kettering, Ohio and the Greater Dayton area since 1964.
  • The facility includes the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Heart Hospital, maternity service with a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and level II Emergency Care.
  • In 2020, KH Main Campus received an “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.
  • Received 4 Star Baby-Friendly Hospital status by the Ohio Hospital Association.
  • Awarded as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health in 2020.
  • Kettering received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades (2017-2019).
  • Accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians as a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department.
  • 465-bed hospital (includes newborn beds)

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Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it’s by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.

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