The nurse manager has 24/7 accountability for the Peri-Anesthesia Practice (Pre-Op and PACU) and is accountable for the implementation of the vision, mission and values of the Department of Nursing within defined areas of practice. The Peri-Anesthesia nurse manager plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the operational, fiscal, and personnel activities within defined areas of practice to ensure the provision of quality patient care 24 hours a day. The individual contributes to the strategic planning process, and attainment of goals of the organization. The individual is responsible for one or more inpatient units based upon unit/area complexity and size of practice. The nurse manager advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe, and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice. The Peri-Anesthesia Nurse Manager is responsible for total work unit budget. The individual promotes shared decision making on the unit level. This leader acts as a resource and facilitates collaboration between nursing personnel, physicians, administrators and other health care disciplines throughout the organization and within the healthcare community. The Peri-Anesthesia nurse manager is accountable for promoting ongoing development of all staff and for maintaining a professional environment in which all staff can grow and develop. Direct reports may include nurse supervisors and/or team leads of assigned inpatient units.