Surgical Care Affiliates

Nurse Manager (FT) - Physicians Surgery Center of Downey

Job Locations US-CA-Downey
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If you are an ambitious Nurse Manager and have a passion for delivering excellent patient care then this is the position for you! Physicians Surgery Center of Downey is looking for a Nurse Manager in our busy, multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center (ASC) located in Downey, CA. The ideal candidate for this position will have previous leadership experience and Operating Room or ASC experience.


This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus.


Additional fantastic benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan with employer match
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Nurse Manager is responsible for the overall functioning of the Nursing Department. This position will be a "working" nurse manager role to include occasional patient care, troubleshooting, managing staff, overseeing throughput and employee relations.


Primary position responsibilities:

  • Assesses, plans, evaluates, and ensures the implementation of the patient's pathway to achieve identified outcomes
  • Assumes a leadership role in the provision of quality nursing care for patients receiving services within the nursing department
  • Demonstrates continued competence in assessing, treating, and caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position
  • Supervises the smooth functioning of the unit on assigned shift

Secondary position responsibilities:


  • Communicates patient information to assure confidentiality and continuity of care
  • Interacts with all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees in a mature, responsible manner to ensure a positive and professional hospital environment
  • Communicates shift/unit issues to appropriate personnel in a timely manner


  • Maintains and evaluate own clinical expertise and unit clinical practice
    • Performs a yearly self evaluation
    • Attends 75% of unit based staff meetings and demonstrates review of minutes for all others
    • Provides a unit based in-service, annually
  • Demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession
    • Maintains and displays appropriate knowledge of professional developments through printed material or other sources.
    • Attends professional training seminars when appropriate for job development and shares information with other staff members.
    • Attends and participates in all applicable hospital training and development workshops scheduled by the facility
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a pristine manner
  • Has attended and put into practice the principles of Service Satisfaction
  • Maintains dress and appearance according to standards as observed by management
  • Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation
  • Strives to be professional, courteous, helpful and cooperative
  • Performs all other duties as assigned


Licenses or Certificates:

  • Current License in the State
  • Successful completion of BLS, ACLS and PALS.
  • CNOR preferred.


Total education, vocational training and experience (minimum requirements of candidate):

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing and/or BSN, Master's degree in Nursing/Management preferred.
  • Leadership experience as a charge nurse or nurse manager required.
  • Operating room experienced highly preferred
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center experience highly preferred



Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit


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