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Surgical Services Nurse Manager

Honolulu, Hawaii | Permanent


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Surgical Services Nurse Manager

The Aloha State


Imagine living the island life. White-caped surf and sparkling sand awaits you in Hawaii. Live where most people can only vacation!


We have been retained by The Queen’s Health System (QHS) to bring them an OR Manager for the West O’ahu location.


The Queen’s Medical Center – West O’ahu opened on May 20, 2014 to extend the mission of The Queen’s Health Systems to the fastest growing region in Hawaii. Developed in partnership with the West O’ahu community, the hospital offers a wide array of primary and specialty care services provided by a dedicated team of health care providers. They continue to grow with the community and bring more advanced health services closer to home for Central and West O’ahu families.

  • 104 bed hospital
  • 4 OR’s, 2 Procedure Rooms
  • Oversight includes Pre/Post, Endo, OR, and Sterile Processing. 
  • Surgeries include General, Neuro, Ortho, GYN, ENT, Eyes, Pain Management, and Pediatric. 700 cases per month. 
  • Reports to the Director of Surgical Services

Compensation and Benefits: Competitive compensation along with great benefits to include: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, Retirement, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, and many other great benefits. 


Requirements: BSN required. Must have progressive Surgical Services leadership experience (3+ years preferred) and have familiarity with Sterile Processing and PACU.


The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS) is a nonprofit corporation established in 1985 to provide expanded health care capabilities to the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Basin. It is Hawaii’s preeminent family of health care-related companies and has more than 8,000 employees and more than 1,500 affiliated physicians and providers in its statewide network.


The Queen’s Mission

To fulfill the intent of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to provide in perpetuity quality health care services to improve the well-being of Native Hawaiians and all of the people of Hawaii.


The Queen’s Guiding Principle and Shared Values

To serve as one team committed to the best patient C.A.R.E. for our community. In the footsteps of our Founders, we believe that Compassion guides our actions, Aloha inspires us in all that we do, Respect and understanding are essential for the dignity of all; and Excellence is our quest. When we bring these values to our work with patients, we honor our Founders and Live the Queen Emma Way.


Queen’s Culture

We pledge to put Patients First, treating patients as if they are members of our ohana, our family, working together as one team, and holding ourselves and each other accountable to provide the best care. Placing our patients’ needs first is at the center of what we do and unites us as one Queen’s team. We invite you to experience a culture of professionalism, compassion, and collaboration at Queen’s.

  • E ola ka ‘ōiwi (Healthy and well are the Hawaiians) Optimal health balance means personal balance of mind, body, spirit. Connection to resources, people, places, and cultural identity.
  • Aloha Spirit is the coordination of mind and heart within each person. It brings each person to the self. Each person must think and emote good feelings to others. It means mutual regard and affection and extends warmth in caring with no obligation in return.
  • Ohana the ancient Hawaiian term ohana means family, but probably not in the way you typically use it. Ohana speaks to the concept of a larger family that is not necessarily connected by blood. A person’s ohana can include their best friends, neighbors, or anyone else who is special in their life. The people within it are bound together by genuine compassion, culture, support, loyalty, and love for each other. To become a part of someone’s ohana is a great honor.
  • Queen Emma’s legacy is embodied in The Queen’s Health Systems’ foundational philosophy, the Queen Emma Way. A direct expression of the aloha spirit, the Queen Emma Way is demonstrated by acts of kindness (the Queen Emma Standard) that should be a part of everyone’s every day with patients, visitors, and coworkers. Although living the Queen Emma Way comes from the heart, not the behaviors themselves, the Queen Emma Standard embraces evidence-based behaviors.

To Learn More: To apply or schedule a confidential phone conversation, please send your resume (MS WORD format preferred) to or call Tania Pena at (720) 735-9750. 


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