Sutter Health Department Nurse Manager - Orthopedics (28 Bed Inpatient Unit) in Modesto, California

Position Overview:

The Registered Nurse Department Manger functions within the full scope of licensure and facilitates the nursing process to include the following: assessment of patient/family and staff needs; development of a plan of care based on assessment; coordination and direct implementation of care plan for a group of patients and the review and evaluation of effectiveness of care plan.

The RN Department Manager assumes responsibility for the operation of a designated patient care unit on a 24 hour, seven days per week basis. The manager assures the components of the Memorial Hospitals Association (MHA) mission and objectives of the department are carried out in the daily operations of the unit.

The RN Department Manager is accountable for the monitoring and analysis of the unit's financial performance. The manager plans, organizes, directs, controls, evaluates, monitors, budgets and communicates to effectively provide highest achievable professional standards.

Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Current California Registered Nurse License.

  • Masters Degree with two (2) years clinical experience in the area of concentrationorBaccalaureate Degree with five (5) years current experience in area of concentrationorDiploma or Associate Degree with ten (10) years current clinical experience in the area of concentration.

  • Orthopedic Nursing Certification is required.

  • Experience in a position in which demonstrated managerial and leadership qualities is required of all education levels.

  • In depth knowledge of nursing process, performance improvement, budget and accounting, management of human resources, age specific competency, patient rights and organizational rights, environment of care including regulator requirements.

  • Must demonstrate communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.

  • Must be able to travel in and out of Stanislaus County, including transcontinental travel. If MHA and/or own vehicle used on association business, must possess valid California driver's license and upon request, proof of liablity insurance.

  • Must work a minimum of 80 variable hours per pay period.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years supervisor or management experience

  • Subject matter expertise in Orthopedics

Organization: Memorial Medical Center, Modesto

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: Yes

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

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.