Skip Navigation

Nurse Manager, Surgical Ambulatory Clinics

Los Angeles, California
Apply now


At Children's Hospital Los Angeles, we treat everyone with the utmost care, trusted by working class families and celebrities alike.

Our commitment to world-class care begins with you, our nursing professionals. As a Nurse at CHLA, you will be critical to accomplishing our core patient care mission.

Don’t live in California? No problem. We got you covered with relocation reimbursement.

If you're ready to make a difference for thousands of children while elevating pediatric medicine as a whole, join us! By helping these kids, you are helping mold the future. Are you in?

  • Full-Time
  • Level: Varies
  • Travel: Minimal (if any)

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at CHLA? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate
  • Good listener
  • Leadership
  • Motivational
  • Problem-solver
  • Relationship expertise

Back to Job Navigation (Success)


I feel truly blessed that the Versant Transition RN Fellowship Program exists and continues to grow. This program gave me more than I had ever imagined it would. Since graduating, I have become a Certified Pediatric Nurse, and I look forward to the many opportunities that CHLA provides me.

- Suly


The teamwork I’ve experienced here is unlike anywhere else. There is so much to love about CHLA, and the longer I am here, the more I appreciate how amazing this place is.

- Carolyn


If I wanted to work with the best patients, the best doctors and the best nurses, then the only option was Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

- Kim


  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental, Vision, Healthcare FSA and Health and Wellness Programs

  • Relocation Reimbursement

    Moving compensation packages

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development

  • Family Support

    Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Insurance

    Life and Disability Insurance

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Employer Matching


The Ambulatory Nurse Manager for the Surgical Clinics has the primary responsibility for the operational, clinical and educational functions of clinical staff in the assigned areas.  

This position manages clinical staff members and has oversight of our ambulatory surgical clinics. Collaborates with 30 faculty members who complete an estimated 20,000 clinical visits per year in a shared clinic location at the CHLA Main Campus. The Manager will supervise all clinical staff and plan programs that facilitate the development of staff while maintaining a team approach to the shared responsibilities. Collaborates with the physician leadership and clinical staff to achieve the goals and objectives of the Ambulatory Care Services areas. Responsible for maintaining skills of the staff and ensures that all policies/procedures are age and/or developmentally appropriate. The Manager will function as a change agent and will demonstrate commitment to a patient and family focused model of care.

Minimum Qualifications/Work Experience:

2+ years of recent pediatric experience required along with Management experience with previous fiscal management experience is required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or relevant health related field from an accredited school required and a Master’s Degree is required along with a current CA RN license.

National Certification Required

You must be willing to reside in the state of California, and have a primary work site in the state of California, to be considered for this position.

Apply now

Learn what it’s like to work at the main campus.

Explore this location

Related Jobs

View All of Our Available Opportunities

Back to Job Navigation (Related Jobs)