Nurse Supervisor, Cardiovascular OR & Anesthesia Support Services

*This Opportunity is in the Milwaukee, WI.  Comprehensive Relocation Assistance available*

Nurse Supervisor, Cardiovascular OR & Anesthesia Support Services

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center

2900 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53215

Advocate Health – Midwest Region

  • Job ID # R76035
  • Schedule: Day Shift
  • Exempt - Salaried Position

MORE, BETTER, FASTER:  Although we work hard at Aurora Health Care to develop and promote our internal talent, we know that to be a truly successful healthcare enterprise that meets the unique needs of our patients, we must simultaneously seek out and welcome in external talent.  We recognize that leaders with varied perspectives, experiences, and insights will enhance our care and services.  Listening and collaborating with different voices enables us to innovate and improve services for all the patients and communities we serve.  

Aurora Health Care is proud to be part of Aurora Health, the nation’s 5th largest, nonprofit, integrated healthcare enterprise operating 67 hospitals and 1,000 outpatient centers. Together we will do more, better, faster.


Supervises all patient care services, including nursing and anesthesia, and ensures adequate staffing of nursing and support services staff.  Coordinates staff and resources to ensure cohesive, high quality patient care.  Responsible for the efficient flow of cardiovascular surgical cases in the Operating Room (OR).

  • Monitors and assesses operating room resources (personnel, equipment, and rooms) in order to efficiently orchestrate the correct set-up for surgical procedures. Communicates with patient care units regarding changes/openings in schedule. Coordinates operating room resources to accommodate unscheduled and emergency surgical procedures.
  • Responsible for expediting surgery schedule as it relates to both elective and non-elective procedures.
  • Monitors employee assignments: maintains staff scheduling, evaluates staffing levels and makes adjustments as necessary to maintain productivity level established for assigned area(s).
  • Assists the manger in the development of the annual site capital and operational budgets and works within established budgets through the interpretation of data, including fiscal reports and productivity measurements.
  • Promotes communication and serves as a clinical resource for patients, families, hospital departments, and medical staff to optimize the interdependence of all team members. Coordinates the needs of physicians and acts as liaison between the medical staff and the nursing staff by serving as a problem solver and mediator.
  • Evaluates the quality of patient care provided through collaboration with unit and organization resource people. Assures policies and procedures follow those of the medical center, the nursing department, and regulatory agencies.
  • Provides direct patient care by performing the nursing process, guided by policies, procedures and standards, to deliver safe, therapeutic, quality patient care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which includes coaching on performance, completes performance reviews and overall staff morale. Recommends hiring, compensation changes, promotions, corrective action decisions, and terminations.


  1. Registered Nurse license in the state in which the team member practices.
  2. BLS
  3. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  4. Minimally 3 years of experience in nursing within an operating room or surgical services
  5. Advanced clinical and technical knowledge of the surgery, endoscopy, and pre-operative and post-operative areas.
  6. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills necessary.
  7. Ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

**Compensation is based on applicable years of experience: Mid-Pt $103,688. Relocation package available. Comprehensive benefit package includes but not limited to comprehensive relocation package, medical, dental, vision options and 401k with matching. Enhanced tuition reimbursement available. Structured leadership onboarding, progressive developmental education, training and mentoring for performance excellence, ongoing support, and career growth support.

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