Operating Room Manager


Since 1969, OCR has been local and physician-owned with strong ties to the community. With a talented, hardworking and friendly staff, we all work toward the common goal of serving the residents of CO, WY, and NE with specialty-focused care. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are looking to add talented people to our team in all of our locations!

The OR Manager is a Registered Nurse whose overall objective is to facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the Operating Room. The manager has a thorough knowledge of all procedures performed in OCR’s operating rooms and is willing to circulate all procedures. The manager possesses and further develops good working relationships with other ASC coworkers and physicians. This position is advisory to the ASC Administrator/Director of Nursing.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including, but not limited to: sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient’s rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Duties Include:

  • Directly supervises one or more employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Addresses disagreements with staff to ensure a positive work environment. Works closely with Human Resources on personnel issues. Reports critical personnel issues (e.g., disciplinary actions and/or termination) to supervisor.
  • Responsible for organizing and maintaining staffing schedules ensuring efficient coverage for department needs. Utilizes staff efficiently to maintain or improve man-hours per case standard.
  • Provides guidance, support, and constructive feedback to personnel team members and other team members as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the operational and fiscal management, including cost containment effectiveness, of operating room services.
  • Maintains personnel and other direct expenses within unit budgetary expectations.
  • Monitors patient satisfaction through surveys to evaluate patient care and service provided in the Operating Room and is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Follows Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Guidelines.
  • Coordinates with the Purchasing Department supplies and special equipment needed.
  • Assures proper maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) and other various committees established by the leadership team.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with sales reps; successfully coordinates equipment evaluations as needed.
  • Develops and revises policies and procedures for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), accreditation, and new procedures for approval by Administrator/Director of Nursing and Leadership team as necessary.
  • Coordinates activities with Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Recovery Center Managers to ensure effective communication and smooth patient flow.
  • Pursues professional growth by sharing knowledge, attending, and being involved in professional organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related field.
  • Minimum one year experience as Registered Nurse at OCR.
  • Two years’ peri-operative experience, preferably in orthopedics, required. 
  • Valid Colorado State Registered Nurse (RN) License.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification, a plus.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

(The phrases “occasionally”, “regularly”, and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “occasionally” means up to ⅓ of working time, “regularly” means between ⅓ and ⅔ of working time, and “frequently” means ⅔ and more of working time.)

  • The work environment is the typical office environment. The employee must be able to complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, patients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Loveland, travel to other locations may be required for coverage and staffing needs

Pay: $91,000 – $118,500/year, commensurate with experience


  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement savings and profit sharing plan participation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Medical Education (depending on position)
  • Paid Time Off

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status, and a waiting period may apply.

Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies (OCR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. OCR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual experience and qualifications, without regard to a person’s race, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other protected status.

  • Posting Information

  • Posting Date:

    January 10, 2022
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  • Pay Rate:

    $91,000 - $118,500/year, commensurate with experience

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