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Logan Health RN Clinical Manager - Perioperative Services in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

Are you a skilled RN with Surgical Services, ER or ICU experience looking for an exciting new opportunity?

Logan Health is currently seeking a RN Clinical Manager for our Pre-Op and PACU departments.

As our ideal candidate, you will have previous Pre-Op or PACU experience, a great personality, and excellent communication skills. You will be action-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with your staff, follow through on tasks and prioritize effectively to ensure optimal patient care.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the daily operations of three departments in Surgical Services including Pre-Op, PACU & the Pre-Anesthesia Clinic, including overseeing patient care, staff scheduling, and ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements. Logan Health Medical Center has 16 OR’s across 2 locations, each with their own Pre-Op & PACU department. The Pre-Anesthesia Clinic supports both of these locations as well as Endoscopy & our Ambulatory Surgery Center. You will work closely with our fantastic, collaborative team of Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, and other healthcare professionals to provide the highest level of care to our patients. Our surgical specialties include Ortho, Neuro, Robotics, Thoracic, General, Trauma, Cardiovascular, Vascular, Surgical-Oncology, Plastics, Breast, ENT, GYN, and Eyes.

Logan Health is a growing healthcare system with a commitment to excellence in patient care and employee satisfaction. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as opportunities for professional development and advancement. Live and work in scenic Kalispell, Montana, surrounded by amazing views. We are a short drive to Glacier National Park, ski resorts, countless lakes, and recreation.

If you are a dynamic RN with Surgical Services, ER or ICU experience and a passion for providing exceptional patient care, we want to hear from you!

Apply today to join our team at Logan Health as our RN Clinical Manager for Pre-Op and PACU!

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  • Current Montana RN License or a multi state compact license with authorization to practice nursing within the state of Montana; required.

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) required. Masters in Nursing, healthcare administration, business or related field preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ leadership experience required.

  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS required.

  • Relevant specialty certifications preferred: CAPA or CPAN

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ recent experience in a minimum of one (1) of the identified specialty areas required:

  • PACU

  • Endoscopy

  • Pre-Operation

  • Operating Room

  • ICU

  • Emergency Department

  • Possess knowledge of the health care environment, health care reform and care delivery systems as they apply to the clinical practices on the assigned unit.

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.

Management Job Duties:

Strategic Execution

Drive organizational objectives by operationalizing changes and initiatives effectively and efficiently. Proactively anticipate both the needs of Logan Health and the impact operations has on the organization’s success. Collect and analyze data, prepare and present recommendations, and explain associated benefits and risks for improving operations.

Business Acumen

Demonstrate and further develop competencies in the areas of leadership, financial management, employee engagement, human resources knowledge, organizational dynamics and governance, organizational communication, strategic planning, change management, risk management, compliance, patient safety and quality improvement. Demonstrate professional ownership, self-development and a desire for life-long learning.

Emotional Intelligence

Serve as a role model for others by exhibiting the Logan Health core values: integrity, compassion, service, excellence and ownership. Lead and influence the team to provide outstanding customer service. Develop and foster relationships with other Logan Health leaders, departments and members of the team to support open communication, trust, transparency and collaboration.


Creates a supportive department culture by fostering individual motivation, coaching and training for optimum job performance. Collaborates with Human Resources to develop, implement and support programs and processes that add value to Logan Health, its leadership and employees. Leads to improve culture, employee and physician engagement, empowerment, growth and retention, while remaining committed to Logan Health’s management and prosperity for its customers, employees and community.

​Job Specific Duties:

  • Provides day-to-day operational leadership to the assigned specialty program area(s).

  • Maintains a demeanor of innovative and professional leadership, civility, teamwork and customer service while undertaking all tasks and interactions.

  • Provides oversight of the clinical staff and patient care to include, staffing, orientation, education, policy/process compliance and overall quality of patient interaction and care. Performs annual performance evaluations, unit competencies and orientation checklists for assigned employees.

  • Creates an environment of collaboration and mentorship and supports and/or assumes nursing duties operationally required and as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Encourages and develops risk, quality and safety reporting and analysis to foster problem solving, root case analysis for operational and clinical improvement.

  • Supports customer service guidelines by developing patient and family relations, supporting the care team to provide exemplary customer service, and demonstrating proactive service recovery as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Maintains adherence of nursing practice on the assigned area(s) according to the Montana State Nurse Practice Act, and the State Board of Nursing regulations, the regulatory standards governing Logan Health, and the application of the standards to the policies and procedures at Logan Health.

  • Exhibits responsibility for ensuring the appropriate policies, procedures and documentation are utilized by the assigned area(s). Participates in the development and concurrent review of policies and procedures. Assures appropriate staff training for new procedures.

  • Monitors assigned area(s) productivity standards. Assists leadership with operational and capital budget development and fiscal oversight. Assists leadership and materials management to assure appropriate equipment and supplies are available. Provides input on supply use and supply/equipment cost analysis.

  • Participates in proactive safety and risk management programs to improve structure, process and outcomes of care. Works with leadership to assess quality, outcomes, metrics, and implements process improvement. Participates in organizational committees/ task forces as assigned.

  • Conducts focused rounds in the assigned area(s) and ensures the safety, comfort and needs of patients and families are sustained in a timely, courteous and professional manner. Maintains a visible and participatory presence on the assigned area(s) and addresses needs or concerns in a timely manner.

  • Proactively partners with Human Resources in the areas of employee relations, corrective action, performance management, recruiting, compensation, benefits and HR policies. Works closely with HR to develop job descriptions and job standards for each position and monitors for accuracy. Conducts annual performance appraisals according to HR guidelines. Provides regular, scheduled feedback to assigned employees regarding performance. Establishes processes to ensure employees are properly trained for positions and develops cross training opportunities as warranted.

The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.


Day Shift - 8 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.


Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

Our people are everything.

The amazing providers, employees, and volunteers at Logan Health gift this organization with their innovation, knowledge, and compassion. Together, we're connecting our community to trusted, quality care and helping to improve lives every day.

Do you dream of living and working in a beautiful area surrounded by stunning scenery and endless recreation?

Are you ready to evolve your career while working alongside passionate, talented, brilliant people?

Join our remarkable team and create positive patient experiences every day!