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AdventHealth AVP Clinical and Patient Care Services in Ocala, Florida


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Career Development

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Location: 1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World- Home to the World Equestrian Center

  • Affordable cost of living

  • Destination for outdoor enthusiast (golf, kayaking, horseback riding, nature trails)

  • Vibrant downtown area with award winning establishments

  • Family friendly with many parks and recreations

  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

  • AdventHealth Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited

  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

The role you’ll contribute:

Responsible to the Vice President of Patient Care Services/CNO for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating all nursing service 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 Critical Care and associated inpatient initiatives; as well, as responsible for Nursing Supervisor.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • 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.

  • Participates in the Patient Experience Executive Team

  • Promotes Medical staff relations on all units.

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

  • Establishes relationships with managers and other key departmental leaders.

  • Adheres to AHS standards for dress and professional appearance for executives.

  • Ensures completion of 30 and 90 day evaluations of new staff, and, completes meaningful annual evaluation of existing staff.

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

  • Complies with AHS corrective action process.

  • Facilitates leadership development and mentoring in nursing.

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

  • Collaborates closely with HR to develop strategies to ensure a nursing work force.

  • Reduces turnover in assigned areas

  • Assists VP of Patient Care Services & CNO in development of operating and capital budgets for assigned units.

  • 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, and assuring that all units are completing and implementing bi-weekly action plans.

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

  • Facilitates annual budget reviews and capital review for assigned cost centers.

  • Completes and submits departmental reports on a monthly basis.

  • Responsible for Joint Commission Provision of Care measures of success for all assigned departments.

  • Involved in organizing agendas and participating in assigned clinical leadership meetings.

  • Validates that unit leadership is investigating and closing any risk occurrences or complaints in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for all inpatient clinical policies and procedures. Reviews and updates policies annually.

  • Facilitates patient flow to and from the units. Commitment to a reduction in “assigned to arrival” times from the ER to the clinical units.

  • Ensures transfers to and from hospital (all portals) meet regulatory requirements.

  • Promotes FHT both within the system and in the community.

  • Develops a strategic long range plan for Nursing that incorporates the goal of moving towards Magnet designation.


Minimum qualifications :

  • Nursing degree with a Master’s degree in either nursing or heath care related field.

  • Current BLS certification.

  • 3 years in a Director position with oversight of multiple units in an acute care hospital setting.

  • Previous in-patient unit management.

  • 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

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Ocala

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Ocala

Req ID: 22023771

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.