Cardiovascular Services Director RN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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Cardiovascular Services Director AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

•       Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

•       Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

•       Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

•       Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full time 

You Will Be Responsible For:

Performs duties in a timely manner and provides updates if delays occur.

Participates and validates that rounding for outcomes occur daily in all assigned departments.

Maintains responsibility for all assigned departments on 24/7 basis, unless otherwise approved.

Promotes Medical staff relations on all units.

Strives to meet and maintain high level patient satisfaction in all clinical areas (top quartile percentile ranking). 

Strives to meet and maintain all Quality benchmarks for core measures and AHS collaborative goals.

Monitors patient outcomes / events to identify trends and recommends corrective actions as needed.

Implements actions as appropriate based on benchmarks and data specific to individual departments.

Evaluates delivery of care systems and nursing results.  Responds to deficiencies by identifying and implementing corrective actions.

Collaborates with staff and peers to create optimal synergy and outcomes.

Demonstrates a commitment to reduce turnover and improve on-boarding of all new hires. 

Develops a culture of highly engaged and satisfied nursing and clinical associates.

Completes and promotes behavioral-based interviewing for all new hires. Uses peer interview process.

Meets regularly with clinical leaders and staff to obtain feedback and provide guidance to improve outcomes. Validates outcomes. 

Serve as mentor and advisor to facilitate professional growth of the Nurses & Clinical Leaders.

Develops a culture of engagement with all key physician groups.

Attends and participates in all Division meetings as appropriate for assigned clinical units.

Assists AVP of Cardiology in development of operating and capital budgets for assigned units.

Facilitates patient flow to and from the units.  

Manages department resources within established parameters of performance.

Communicates financial performance expectations and establishes accountability for meeting expectations.

Able to develop a business plan to meet established department or organizational goals.

Monitors and maintains compliance with budgets in all assigned cost centers.  Accountable for monthly variance report with appropriate action plans.

Responsible for monitoring Vision Ware compliance on units.  Assure that all units are completing/implementing bi-weekly action plans.

Ensures that all units are working toward meeting monthly budget for total expenses.

Maintains regulatory agency preparedness.

Reviews and updates assigned policies annually.

Promotes FHT both within the system and in the community.

Involved in a community service organization or activities.

Plans new programs or expansions, including equipment, staffing and space requirements that promote service line growth.


What You Will Need:


Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a health care related field

Minimum five (5) years of clinical experience as a nurse 

Master of Science in Nursing or a health care related field or actively enrolled for completion within 2 years 

Minimum of at least two years health care management experience, in cardiology 

Current BLS certification 



Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement 

Job Summary:

Responsible to the Assistant Vice President of Cardiology for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating all nursing and technical functions and activities for assigned patient care programs/units, to ensure delivery of optimal quality of care and organizational effectiveness.  Responsible for overall patient care services for the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, Cardiovascular Outcomes Team, Cardiac Pre-admission Testing Unit (PAT), Rapid In and Out Unit (RIO), and Chest Pain Observation Unit (CPO). 

Provides team leadership to the Cardiovascular Service Line, with an emphasis in the Structural Heart and Cardiovascular Surgery Programs. Key functions include oversight and optimization of these programs from a patient intake, physician relations, clinical processes, and program development. Key programs include Advanced Heart Failure/Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, TAVR, Mitraclip, and Watchman, in addition to traditional cardiac surgery. Works collaboratively with physicians from multi-specialties in developing referrals, coordinating clinic and outpatient visits to accurately and effectively navigate clinical care. This role is responsible for organizing physician-team meetings, compiling data  for presentation, and following up on team recommendations. Additionally, this role provides clinical education and support to other nursing departments in respect to those patients that receive tertiary level procedures. This role monitors and assures that patient care is in compliance with CMS required clinical registries associated with tertiary care procedures and would also assist with collection and analysis of key registry and clinical data to improve both clinical and strategic outcomes of programs. The Director of Cardiovascular Services is responsible for the planning, management, and evaluation of pertinent financial, budgetary, and supply chain aspects of these programs. 

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

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