In keeping with Dignity Health and French Hospital Medical Center's healthcare philosophy, the Senior Assistant Nurse Manager of Surgical Services has responsibility and accountability for the Surgery Unit, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Sterile Processing, and other Dignity Health Initiatives as directed by the department Director or delegate. Maintains department policies and procedures in compliance with State and Federal laws and regulatory agencies. Coordinates, implements and improves the quality of care to patients of all ages. Manages and directs staff development, staff participation and department operations in coordination with other departments and physicians and surgeons. Practices effective personnel management in motivating and developing surgical services staff. Establishes goals and objectives, participates in intra and interdepartmental process improvements. Provides leadership and departmental direction and performs all duties using independent judgment, initiative and follow through. Responsible for fiscal goals of the department including staffing, productivity, cost containment, and other expenses and business development of the department.