Interim Nurse Manager, Surgical Observation Unit

Confidential | Charlottesville, Virginia 22911

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 09, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32509


A Virginia Hospital is seeking their new Interim Nurse Manager, Surgical Observation Unit! 

The Position

  • The Interim Nurse Manager, Surgical Observation Unit, is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations throughout the 24-bed department.  
  • The Interim Nurse Manager will oversee a wide array of patients including joint replacements, fractures, spinal, bariatric, and cardiac surgeries.  
  • Seeking a hands-on leader who will focus highly improving/maintaining patient experience and will identify opportunities to increase workflow productivity to ensure optimal patient care. 
  • This leader will collaborate closely with the Director of Patient Services to establish expectations and will hold staff accountable for achieving implemented metrics and standards throughout the department. 
  • Candidates will ideally bring previous leadership experience and will strive to serve as a visible leader for staff members throughout the department to create a trusting and transparent foundation. 
  • Ideal candidates will be available to start within 2-3 weeks of acceptance. 


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is required. 
  • Active compact RN license is required. 

The Community 

  • Located two hours from Washington, D. C. and one hour from Richmond, Virginia, Charlottesville is a historically rich city situated between several expansive national parks.
  • Charlottesville was the home of two former Presidents – Jefferson and Monroe – and houses Monticello, Jefferson’s mountain-top home, attracting half a million tourists annually.
  • Although the city is always changing, a tradition of hospitality continues, the people are as welcoming as they were 50 years ago.
  • A destination full of scenic beauty, top culinary options and unique innovation, Charlottesville has been named everything from “Best Place To Live In America” to “The Best Running Town In The USA.”

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Interim leadership gives you the chance to make immediate and lasting improvements. Learn more about being a B.E. Smith interim leader.
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor.
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; and a flexible spending account (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement).
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B. E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.
  • Some positions have specific licensing requirements. Check out our compact nursing license map for details!
  • View AMN Healthcare’s current COVID-19 updates, including vaccination information. 




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