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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransNurse Manager Surgical Services
Deland, FL

AdventHealth – Surgical Services Nurse Manager

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

  • Benefits & Paid Days Off from Day One

- Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

- Career Growth and Advancement Potential

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.

Shift : FT Days

The role you’ll contribute: 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.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· 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.

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

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.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

· 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.

· Demonstrates proficient use of English language in verbal and written form.

· Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office.

· Knowledge of regulatory agency requirements.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth DeLand

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24021589

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth DeLand

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $45.877 - $68.815

  • Location: Deland, FL

  • Job ID: 24021589

  • Job Family: Nursing

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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