Nurse Manager Med Surg at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Carrollwood

Job Description


Nurse Manager AdventHealth Carrollwood

Location Address: 7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Carrollwood

  • Family-like culture
  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary
  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance


Work Hours/Shift:

Full-time Days





  • Ensures that Unit patient care is provided with clinical competence and in a courteous, professional manner consistent with hospital mission, vision, and values.

  • Ensures that all applicable standards of care/practice are met and that hospital and departmental policies and procedures are complied with at all times.

  • Program goals meet hospital strategic goals.

  • Promotes a positive image and maintains a helpful, professional attitude towards employees, patients, patients, physicians, visitors and the community to ensure the image of AHS.

  • Ensures staff is provided with professional development opportunities as needed to maintain and enhance skills needed for excellent Unit clinical practice.

  • Promotes Unit throughout the community via physician and community presentations.



  • Develops and maintains Unit standards according to State and National Standards.

  • Demonstrates excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills for a diverse population.

  • Communicates respectfully, openly, honestly and directly to all team members

  • Communicates and reinforces organizational mission, vision and values with department staff. 

  • Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings to ensure ongoing dissemination of pertinent information via various communication methods

  • Holds self and staff accountable to the highest standards.

  • Promotes a trusting atmosphere that recognizes and values diversity, professionalism and the establishment of collaborative relationships with physicians, internal and external customers. 

  • Encourages teamwork by creating an environment of empowerment and accountability, sharing information, and involving employees in decision-making.

  • Serves as a coach, mentor and positive role model and encourages aspiring leaders to promote personal, professional and organizational growth and development.

  • Creates, supports and champions new ideas, innovative thinking and reasonable risk taking.

  • Develops or revises job descriptions, practice standards and competency levels necessary to meet mandatory job requirements.

  • Ensures recruitment, hiring and training of new employees to meet department staffing needs.

  • Ensures management, disciplining, and performance evaluation of department staff based on job requirements and core competencies assigned to the job.

  • Promotes conflict resolution using constructive coaching techniques while providing employees with feedback that is timely, clear and appropriate.

  • Oversees Unit staff development and training opportunities as mandated by hospital and department policies and employee needs.


  • Prepares annual operating budget, reviews financial reports weekly, monthly and takes corrective action as needed.

  • Monitors supply costs to ensure cost effectiveness.

  • Evaluates, recommends, and implements cost reduction and productive measures using performance improvement and benchmark data.

  • Identifies, reviews, and prioritizes opportunities to improve organization efficiency and effectiveness through the use of technology and automation.

  • Reviews staffing patterns, census and acuity of nursing units to ensure staffing is consistent with patient needs and budgetary constraints.

  • Appropriately aligns staffing to maximize quality and productivity, following Unit standards.


  • Ensures Standards are maintained according to State Guidelines

  • Collaborates with Director Performance Improvement to ensure compliance with state laws and Joint Commission standards.

  • Translates goals and objectives of the department into effective work operations, encouraging and supporting employees to achieve these goals.

  • Collaborates with hospital management, professional staff and department/unit staff to promote effective communication and cooperation to ensure patient needs are met.

  • Monitors departmental outcomes, measures progress and intervene where necessary in order to achieve compliance with internal and external standards, guidelines or measures.



  • Works with Hospitals in our service area to promote Unit in community.

  • Participates in Clinical Leadership, general Hospital Leadership and Leadership Development courses.

  • Monitors pertinent healthcare trends, develops insights, and identities business opportunities for new programs and services.

  • Prepares necessary support to influence or develop pertinent regulations that influence the organization?s mission and strategies.

  • Represents the organization on pertinent committees of scientific and professional groups.

  • Monitors department staff in presenting and/or publishing articles, abstracts, or results of research studies in professional journals or at professional meetings.

  • Collaborates with corporate teams, state and national health care professionals, and professional organizations via information exchange, benchmarking tools, and attendance at national conferences.

  • Participates in and serves as a role model/leader for excellence in Unit




Incumbents must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that she/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

?         Must have working knowledge of budgets and healthcare finance and leadership capabilities.

?         Has ability to work a varied schedule, to include night and weekend hours, with visibility to all shifts.



Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

BS in Nursing

Two years of experience in a Nursing Supervisory capacity

Two years Unit Experience


                  MS in Nursing or Business

                   2 years management with emphasis on operations, clinical compliance, finance and marketing




  • Active RN Licensure in the State of Florida

  • BCLS, PALS, ACLS as required for Nursing Unit

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

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