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As the largest healthcare staffing company in the U.S., Aya connects talented OR leaders with rewarding interim operating room manager jobs nationwide. We’ll handle every detail so you can focus on what you do best — making a positive impact on patient care.


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Interim OR Manager Jobs FAQs

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How does working as an interim OR manager benefit my career development?

Beyond the immediate impact on the facilities where you work, you’ll gain exposure to diverse OR settings, practices and teams, allowing you to try various management approaches and share your expertise with colleagues.

What specific qualifications and certifications are preferred for interim OR managers?

While specific requirements vary by facility, most interim OR manager positions seek experienced RNs with extensive surgical services experience and proven leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. Relevant certifications like CNOR, CSSM, or CMOR may be advantageous. Additionally, experience with specific surgical specialties or proven success in implementing process improvements can help you stand out when you apply. Your Aya recruiter will discuss the specific requirements for any role you’re interested in.

What’s the typical interview process for interim OR managers?

The process typically includes at least one video or phone interview where a hiring manager from the facility will talk with you to learn more about your relevant experience and leadership style. Be prepared to discuss your accomplishments and management philosophy, including details on your success in previous roles.

How does the credentialing process work for interim OR managers?

Compliance requirements vary by facility, but your dedicated credentialing specialist will help you with the entire process, ensuring you meet all deadlines and can start your assignment on time. Typically, the process involves verification of your license, certifications, employment history and references. Some facilities may require additional documentation relevant to their specific needs.

How can I make a positive impact during my interim OR manager assignment?

Focus on building trust with the existing team and use your expertise to identify areas for improvement so you can collaboratively implement effective solutions. Additionally, if you prioritize both efficiency and staff well-being, you’ll make a lasting impact on the OR while you’re there.