Senior Nurse Manager, Perioperative Services

City of Hope National Medical Center, a world leader in cancer research, treatment, and prevention, is seeking a Senior Nurse Manager for Perioperative Services.  City of Hope National Medical Center (COH),  an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is one of only 11 freestanding cancer hospitals in the country and has been ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report for 14 consecutive years.

The Senior Nurse Manager is responsible for operational activities and program management for the main Operating Room with 6 ORs, the Outpatient Surgery Center with 4 ORs, as well as the Extended Recovery area.   Direct reports include:  Nurse Manager of the Main OR Nurse Manager for the Outpatient Surgery Center and a Nurse Manager for Extended Recovery.

The Senior Nurse Manager works collaboratively to:

  • Ensure optimal delivery of patient care and uses data to drive decisions.
  • Facilitates team building interactions with staff and establishes collaborative relationships with physicians and advanced practice providers.
  • Collaborates with both internal and external customers to meet strategic goals.
  • Serves as a change agent and effectively facilitates change(s) with staff.
  • Monitors and control resources, including staff, equipment, and supplies.
  • Provides excellent customer service.
  • Encourages higher learning and professional development of staff/self.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Master’s required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in perioperative services with a minimum of 1 year of leadership experience.
  • CNOR required. Certification in nursing leadership preferred.
  • California RN license required.
  • Ability to be an effective  change agent.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities during stressful circumstances and manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Procedure for Candidacy

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or if you are able to nominate anyone looking to advance their career please contact:

Peggy Loughery, MSN, RN
Vice President
Telephone: (610) 709-6434
Jane Fitzsimmons, MSN, RN
Executive Vice President
(617) 514-0050

Kirby Bates Associates/Tyler & Company is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates.