Manager, Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum and Operating Room

Opportunity to join a new executive leadership team, including a mission focused CEO and a contemporary and inclusive CNO. With a team of dedicated nurses, physicians, clinicians, managers and staff, Nantucket Cottage Hospital offers the best of both worlds – a quaint rural community hospital partnered with world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare. The Manager of Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum and Operating Room will be on the leading edge of expanding healthcare access in a rural community while enjoying the excitement of a new, one year old, state of the art facility.

The Manager, Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum and Operating Room (LDRP/OR) will demonstrate strong relationship building and communication skills to provide leadership to nursing and support staff to engage their support, create ownership of goals, and promote active participation in decisions that impact the patients, family and community. The Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of hospital policies, standards and programs that support the clinical practice of nursing. Department responsibilities include preadmission testing, same-day surgery, operating room, post anesthesia care units, sterile processing departments and inpatient obstetrical services. The Manager participates in strategic planning, financial forecasting and other aspects of patient care delivery. The Manager maintains necessary regulatory, compliance and accreditations standards for areas of responsibility. This position also focuses on staff education and competencies, and performance improvement initiatives with an emphasis on patient safety activities. The Manager will also create models for managing variable volume and be actively engage in promoting recruitment and retention of staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; licensed/eligible for Massachusetts Registered Nurse license.
  • A minimum of five years of recent clinical nursing experience in OR or OB.
  • Previous leadership experience as a manager, charge nurse, coordinator, assistant manager, or team leader preferably in perioperative services.
  • Professional certification such as CNOR or AWONN.
  • Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and critical thinking skills.


Nantucket is an island located 30 miles south of Cape Cod, MA. It is a summer destination marked by unpainted cedar-shingled buildings, many surrounded by manicured privets. The wharves and cobblestoned streets of the Town of Nantucket are lined with restaurants, high-end boutiques and steepled churches. The town’s Whaling Museum recounts the island’s role as a 19th-century whaling hub. Enjoy prestigious island living on this National Historic Landmark district with pristine beaches, boating, festivals, cultural arts, and a rich history which is accessed via a short flight from historic Boston.


Send resume and salary requirement, or nominations for this position, as soon as possible to:

Jane Fitzsimmons, MSN, RN

Executive Vice President Search Services

Tel: 617.514.0050

Livonne Engebrecht, BA

Search Associate

Tel: 707.921.5008