Childrens Surgical Program Manager

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full Time Education Health Care Program Management

Job Description


Help define and deliver the highest standards of clinical care within a world-renowned health system. Guide, motivate and inspire an exceptional team of professionals. Advance a culture of consistent excellence in patient care. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.

Your expertise in pediatric surgery will be critical as you manage and direct all aspects of the Mattel Children’s surgical program, including the facilitation of all hospital components of our Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center verification process. You will be responsible for ensuring adherence to the American College of Surgeons requirements, Title 22, CMS, CDPH and The Joint Commission Standards.

This will involve programmatic, multidisciplinary CQI, budget direction, and system review and development.

You will:

  • Identify/develop pediatric surgical-specific standards
  • Oversee process/performance improvement of nursing and ancillary personnel
  • Provide key support to the Medical Director of the Children’s Surgical Program
  • Manage children’s surgical education initiatives
  • Serve as expert in relevant legislation activities
  • Contribute to internal strategic planning
  • Evaluate cost/benefit in care provision
  • Drive overall service excellence


  • We’re seeking a proven nursing leader with a current California RN license and BSN with an MSN or Master's degree in a related field, required
  • Three or more years of pediatric acute care or med/surg experience
  • At least one year of quality experience
  • Previous management experience
  • BLS from the ARC or AHA

UCLA Health is an internationally-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. We are also home to the world-class clinical, academic and research capabilities of the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree