Operating Room Charge Nurse

Surgery Partners-Center for Orthopedic Surgery, Inc.

Charge Nurse - OR is a professional who manages her/his assigned unit and who, when indicated, provides patient care based upon the nursing process; being effectively involved with maintaining the standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Nurse Supervisor shall oversee and guide employees that are under his/her supervision. The Nurse Supervisor actively supports and promotes the Centers Philosophy and mission statement. The Registered Nurse is under the direction of the Director of Nursing.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum of one (1) year in management position and a minimum of three (3) years in the OR as an RN preferred. Previous ASC experience preferred.


Has a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in CA. Current BCLS certification, Current ACLS certification, CNOR preferred.


Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in the Center. Must demonstrate the knowledge of the principle of growth and development of the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients' requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the Centers policies and procedures. Basic computer knowledge required.

Demonstrates the ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships with patients, co-workers, and other health team members. Demonstrates the ability to manage a variety of personality types, effectively maximizing the performance of others. Deals with conflict while preserving relationships. Honors and respects physicians and all co-workers. Promotes a culture of honor. Refrains from petty behaviors.

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Additional languages preferred. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of basic mathematics. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the nursing process.

Demonstrates the ability to utilize recognized channels of communication.


  1. Demonstrates appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care and unit activities.
  2. Identifies and communicates problems in the OR, pursues feedback for resolution; actively participates in resolution methods.
  3. Uses past experiences and results to analyze present problem situations for effective decision-making; demonstrates ability to transfer information from one situation to another.
  4. Assertively attempts to solve minor problems of care, relationships, equipment, supplies, or environment prior to management intervention; documents actions and, if unresolved, communicate actions to the Administrator.
  5. Delegates duties and tasks to others after assessment of competency, determination of scope of responsibilities, and awareness of staff member’s performance abilities. 
  6. Demonstrates and utilizes effective leadership and decision-making skills. 
  7. Appropriately utilizes management resources for problem resolution.

Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account with an employer contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a company match
  • And more!

Equal Employment Opportunity & Work Force Diversity

Our organization is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, parental status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic testing results or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. This practice relates to all personnel matters such as compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, layoffs, etc. Furthermore, our organization is committed to going beyond the legal requirements of equal employment opportunity to take positive actions that ensure diversity in the workplace and result in a multicultural organization.

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