Nurse Manager Operating Room Surgical Services Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/9/2020

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    AdventHealth Fish Memorial

Job Description

Nurse Manager Operating Room Surgical Services Full Time
AdventHealth Fish Memorial
Location Address: 1055 Saxon Boulevard Orange City, Florida 32763
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Fish Memorial
  • Immediate Health Insurance Coverage
  • Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
  • Career growth and advancement potential
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time 
You Will Be Responsible For:

•         Responsible for managing all personnel on nursing unit(s).

o   Conducts interviews and hires best qualified candidate to fill vacancies.  Candidates can be new employees or transfers within the facilities.

o   Follows all hiring policies and collaborates with, Human Resources and education to facilitate hiring and orientation.

o   Maintains high levels of employee engagement and job performance by providing recognition and opportunities for learning.

o   Performs annual employee appraisals on all unit staff.

§  Ensures that staff clearly understands expectations.

§  Identifies needed areas of improvement throughout year.

o   Coaches/counsels/disciplines employees when appropriate in a professional, objective and timely manner.

§  Identifies problems, investigates incidents & failure to comply with Policy & Procedures.

§  Collaborates with Director to determine disciplinary action and action plans for improvement.

o   Keeps anecdotal notes on staff.

•         Promotes professional growth of staff.

o   Identifies strengths and weakness.

o   Utilizes strengths to increase self-esteem and growth.

o   Provides growth/educational opportunities for staff.

o   Identifies education needs of staff and collaborates with educational department for program development.

o   Provides an environment conducive to learning for staff and for nursing students.

•         Demonstrates creative and safe staffing management.

o   Develops unit schedule within budgetary limitations, while balancing staff to provide safe and effective levels of care and distributes at least 10 days before start date.

o   Identifies and implements creative staffing to meet need of unit within productivity limits.

o   Collaborates with peers and staff coordinator regarding distribution of personnel throughout nursing departments.

o   Makes rounds to assess nursing skill mix and assignments in relation to patient acuity and care needs.

•         Maintains productivity level.

o   Articulates concept of nursing hours per patient day and approved targets.

o   Explains/justifies variances in HPPD based on unit variables.

o   Maximizes productivity and quality of patient care within established target hours.

o   If applicable, utilizes acuity system to provide appropriate nursing care hours.

o   Develops teamwork within staff.

o   Supports networking and cooperation with other units and departments to provide quality care for patients.

•         Ensure that Quality Patient Care is provided on units.

o   Maintains knowledge of scope of practice of all staff as defined by State Board of Nursing and hospital Policy & Procedure.

o   Assures patient care assignments are made according to competency and acuity.

o   Complies with all regulatory agency requirements.

o   Ensures staff procedures within the scope of practice as applicable to the ages of the patients served on unit.

o   Makes patient rounds on routine basis to assess, problem solve, and provide customer service.

o   Assures adherence to policies and procedures regarding delivery of patient care is complete.

o   Ensures complete documentation of assessment, intervention and evaluation of patient care.

o   Ensures staff is competent to care for patients on unit.

o   Monitors nursing care on off shifts on a regular basis.

•         Prepares, analyzes, reviews and monitors operational and capital budgets for assigned unit(s).

o   Develops budget in collaboration with director.

o   Monitors budget on an ongoing basis and completes monthly budget variance analysis within established timeframe.

o   Verifies accuracy of monthly budget reports.

o   Adjusts spending/expenses to fall within budgetary allowances.

o   Ensures cost containment of resources.  

•         Coordinates and promotes Performance Improvement plan in unit.

o   Documents problems, action plans and evaluations.

o   Promotes staff understanding, support and participation in PI activities.

o   Participates in hospital wide PI projects and completes assignments within established time frames.

•         Promotes Balanced Scorecard.

o   Shares information with staff.

o   Strives to achieve all goals within estimated timeframe.

o   Post monthly updates for staff.

o   Discuss in staff meetings.

o   Complies/Supports BSC established by Director and Administration.

•         Promotes customer satisfaction within unit.

o   Assesses needs for improvement and develops action plan.

o   Addresses patient complaints in a timely manner.

o   Collaborates with Patient Relations Coordinator as needed.

o   Evaluates progress and readjusts plan on an ongoing basis.

•         Communicates effectively with staff.

o   Holds monthly staff meetings for all shifts of unit staff.  Communicates information about unit, nursing department and hospital.

o   Initializes various routes of communication to communicate effectively with staff.

o   Communicates necessary patient information to Director of Nursing and Risk Management that may have significant impact on nursing department and hospital.

•         Represents the Philosophy of Nursing and Administration.

o   Meets daily with staff, patients and physicians to identify problems, problem solve and provide support.

o   Presents professionally, exhibiting SHARE behaviors and positive attitude at all times.

o   Promotes effective working relationships with other nursing and ancillary departments.

o   Actively participates in assigned committees.

o   Participates in recruitment and retention activities.

o   Collaborates with other nurse manages to provide coverage.

•         Participates in ongoing educational activities for Specialty area as well as management seminars.


What You Will Need:

 Three (3) years of nursing experience required. 

•         One (1) year minimum supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership and management ability preferred. 

•         Must obtain bachelor’s degree in nursing, business or healthcare related field within three (3) years of hire

•         Current Florida RN license required.

•         Current BLS certification.  

Job Summary:

The nurse manager is responsible and accountable for planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating the management & clinical practice activities for the nursing unit(s) under his/her charge.  He/she assumes 24 hour accountability by setting measurable goals and objectives so that optimum quality patient care is delivered and staff is developed to exert care in a professional and caring manner

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

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