Director of Nursing PCU and Telemetry at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/14/2022


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    Kissimmee, FL
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Job Description


Director of Nursing PCU and Telemetry AdventHealth Kissimmee

Location Address: 2450 N Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, FL 34744

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Kissimmee

  • AdventHealth Kissimmee is a 242-bed community-focused hospital
  • Conveniently located near Walt Disney World
  • The team is here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties
  • AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded our existing tower by 3-floors and 80-beds, including new ancillary spaces such as Inpatient Rehab, Inpatient Dialysis, Laboratory, and Imaging services.  
  • Want to see what it’s like to work with us? Click here for a virtual tour of our Kissimmee campus!

Work Hours/Shift: Full Time / Exempt

You Will Be Responsible For:  

  • Clinical Nursing Knowledge – Is able to articulate clinical knowledge related to the care of assigned patient areas. Provides clinical expertise or is able to resource clinical expertise as needed.
    • Promotes care delivery with respect for individuals’ rights and preferences.
    • Participates in nursing and organizational policy formulation and decision-making utilizing clinical expertise as a guideline. Assures organizational clinical policies and procedures are reviewed and updated in accordance with evidence based practice.
    • Active participant or leader of clinical committees that affect patient care and outcomes.
  • Leadership Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities- Possesses the critical thinking skills necessary to address ideas, beliefs, or viewpoints of others and lead others in the appropriate direction. Demonstrates reflective leadership and realizes that leadership begins from within.
    • Promotes system thinking as a value in the nursing organization. Considers the impact of service line nursing decisions on the healthcare organization as a whole. 
    • Builds loyalty and commitment through their service area. Is able to merge divergent ideas and viewpoints for the good of the service line.
    • Acts as a change agent, utilizing change theory to plan for the implementation of organizational change, supports staff during the change, and adapts leadership style to the situations of change.
  • Develop and Mentor/Professionalism – Is able to identify, develop, and mentor others in order for them to meet their fullest potential at the organization. Maintains a high level of professionalism in order to be seen as a role model for the nursing staff.
    • Facilitates educational experiences for nursing and other students
    • Acts as a lead or sponsor in process improvement opportunities within the organization.
    • Role models the perspective that patient care is the core of the organization’s work.
    • Participates in at least one professional organization and encourages others to participate in professional organizations. Responsible for planning and implementation of programs that advance the profession of nursing.
  • Knowledge of Regulatory/Professional Standards – Demonstrates an organizational knowledge of all regulatory and professional standards that effect the operations of their areas of responsibility.
    • Accountable for assuring compliance and provides evidence of performance with DNV and other regulatory requirements to operate nursing licensed beds.
    • Participates in nursing practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities, Nursing Sensitive Care (NSC) performance measures. Accurately documents and monitors activities from the data received.
  • Business/Human Resources Skills – Demonstrates the ability to understand and apply financial and human resource concepts of the organization.
    • Analyzes financial statements. Manages financial resources to assure needed resources are available to care for the patient. Educates patient care team members on financial implications of patient care decisions.
    • Participates in workforce planning and employment decisions, champions a diverse workforce, interprets and evaluates employee satisfaction/quality of work surveys taking action as needed to assure a positive outcome.
  • Communication and Relationship Building
    • Provides collaborative leadership in providing consistent safety and service standards for the Patient Experience Model.
    • Cares about people as individuals and demonstrates empathy and concern while assuring that the organizational goals are met.
    • Accomplishes objectives through persuasion, celebrates successes and accomplishments, and communicate a shared vision for the organization.

What Will You Need:

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) required at time of hire/promotion
  • Minimum two years progressive management experience

Education and Experience Preferred

  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of five years experience in nursing with two years’ experience in leadership roles in a comparable health care entity
  • Experience in the PCU clinical setting

Licensure, Certification, or Registered Required

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse

Licensure, Certification, or Registered Preferred

  • National certification in nursing specialty

Job Summary

The Director of Nursing is a registered professional nurse with comprehensive responsibility for the assessment, problem identification, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and coordination of all processes which impact the quality and quantity of care delivered to the patients of specific age groups identified by the standards of care. The Director of Nursing assures evaluation of outcomes that promote high quality practice delivery in assigned patient areas. The Director of Nursing provides leadership in the delivery of care and nursing practice both in the clinical unit and the organization. The Director of Nursing interacts with staff, and contributes to the professional development of the leadership team in her areas of responsibility, leadership peers, and other colleagues. The Director of Nursing collaborates as needed with all levels of nursing staff, interdisciplinary teams, executive leaders, and other stakeholders in relation to the delivery of quality care. The Director of Nursing acts as an advocate for the protections and rights of individuals, families, communities, populations, healthcare providers, nursing, other professions, institutions, and organizations, especially related to health and safety. The Director of Nursing accepts organizational accountability for services provided to recipients in their assigned areas and participates in planning the success of patient experience and outstanding customer service activities. The Director of Nursing promotes a learning environment that is open, respectful, and promotes the sharing of expertise to promote the benefits of health outcomes. The Director of Nursing develops both unit activities that support the elements of extending excellence. Is knowledge of and adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan, the ANA Code of Ethics, the ANA Scope and Standard for Nursing Practice, State Board of Nursing Practice Act, the AONE Nurse Executive Competencies, and the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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