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Providence Health & Services Clinical Supervisor - Operating Room in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Clinical Supervisor Operating Room (Operating Room, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla, Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Completes annual performance evaluations for Operating Room clinical staff.

  • Maintains records reflecting productivity, utilization cost, special projects, etc.

  • Produces reports/data as requested for analysis or benchmarking.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and accuracy using hospital computer information systems as determined by department access restrictions.

  • Adapts personal work schedule to organizational demands.

  • Participates with physician work group, upon request, related to operating room processes.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of State, Federal, and Joint Commission Standards pertinent to the clinical operations of the hospital, supporting all coworkers to achieve compliance.

  • Ensures effective use of time – organizes and prioritizes care for optimal time management.

  • Develops and maintains department staff schedule's.

  • Ensures effective use of time – organizes and prioritizes care for optimal time management.

  • Serves as a clinical instructor to meet the educational needs of the department.

  • Ensures quality control monitoring is completed (i.e., glucometer controls, code cart checks).

  • Assists in compliance audits (to include development/revision of tools) to assure survey readiness.

  • Demonstrates an awareness and relevance of research in nursing. Evaluates practices to identify area for improvement or opportunities for research.

  • Demonstrates self motivation by independently following through with assigned committee or project work.

  • Establishes process for staff to report and document any unusual patient or administrative occurrence that may have an effect on the patient’s and/or staff’s wellbeing. Completes investigation.

  • Monitors the environment; limiting people in room; maintains appropriate temperature, and keeps talking to a minimum.

  • Evaluates sterility indicators when opening supplies/packs.

  • Monitors integrity of sterile field during procedures.

  • Practices and observes sterile technique during identified procedures.

  • Practices and observes safe, clean technique during identified procedures.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire

  • Current licensure in the State of Washington as a Registered Nurse

  • Current BLS – Healthcare provider (must be AHA accredited)

  • 3 years Clinical nursing experience in surgery, prefer both circulating and surgery tech experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association (AHA)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association (AHA)

  • 2 years Supervisory or charge nurse capacity encouraged

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 312911