Perioperative Director, Pediatric Operating Rooms

University of California, San Francisco
Mission Bay (SF)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
006506 NURSE SVC MGR 2
Job Summary
Under the general direction of the Executive Perioperative Director, the Unit Director, Pediatric Operating Rooms at Mission Bay, will be responsible for management, supervision and development of staff in the operative setting (12 ORs).  The Unit Director works closely with appropriate departmental chairs, medical directors, and medical staff for the services approved.

The Unit Director, in collaboration with the appropriate faculty, plans, develops, and directs the patient care programs and related capital projects.  In addition, the Unit Director ensures the quality of patient care in all operative locations at the UCSF - Benioff Children's Hospital at Mission Bay.

The Unit Director serves as a role model for professional nursing practice with twenty-four hour line management responsibilities for the administration of personnel, fiscal and material resources.  The Unit Director supports UCSF Medical Center’s overall mission to provide high quality patient care, teaching, and research.
Req Number
Job Title
Perioperative Director, Pediatric Operating Rooms
Employee Class
Shift Length
8 Hours
Additional Shift Details
Monday - Friday
Bargaining Unit
99 - Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)
Job Category
Nursing - Management/Administration, Nursing - Pediatric-Other, Nursing - Perioperative
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Three to five years of pediatric OR management experience, with a total of seven years of progressive and in-depth expertise in OR management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to foster and promote an environment for effective communication and collaborative decision making across multiple units and disciplines.         
  • Excellent leadership, fiscal and operations management skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with physicians, management and staff from all disciplines.    
  • Strong knowledge of relevant healthcare information technology and patient care workflows and processes.  
  • Strong knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, as well as related legislative, accreditation, licensing and compliance environments.   
  • Knowledge of appropriate professional standards for the operating room and a member of AORN.  
  • Ability to create and maintain a goal-oriented climate of teamwork and collaboration.
  • Ensures Magnet structure and processes are implemented and maintained by promoting evidence-based practices and collaborative governance.               
  • Registered Nurse in the State of California.
  • CNOR or certification in nursing administration
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Nursing
  • Knowledge of OR management/perioperative services in an academic medical center setting.

  • Registered Nurse in the State of California.         
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification 
  • CNOR or certification in nursing administration   

Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
Pediatric Operating Room
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Department Description
The Pediatric Operating Rooms at Mission Bay consists of 12 surgical suites in which complex surgery is performed.  Specialties include but not limited to: General Surgery, Cardiac, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Urology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Hematology, Robotics and Plastics. The Unit Director oversees the managers of the service lines. 
About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Mission Bay (SF)

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