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AdventHealth Sepsis Coordinator in Ocala, Florida


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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

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

Shift : Days

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:

The Sepsis Coordinator is a health care professional who works in collaboration with the medical and hospital staff to provide multidisciplinary care to the septic patient. The Sepsis Coordinator provides clinical, professional expertise for patients, families, staff members and to healthcare providers. The scope of practice includes ensuring organized care is provided to the patient with sepsis with a focus on health promotion and disease prevention. The Coordinator also functions as a resource and coordinates in critical care/sepsis patient care management and outcomes.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Evaluates delivery of care system.

  • Assure compliance with quality measures through concurrent and retrospective review, identification of deficiencies, and implementing corrective actions through education of staff.

  • Assists in providing staff education related to sepsis.

  • Assists with the development and maintenance of research protocols

  • Will serve as co-chair of the monthly sepsis meeting, draft the meeting agenda/meeting minutes.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • BSN required/MSN preferred

  • Minimum of 2yrs Critical Care experience

  • Strong knowledge base of Sepsis a must as well as a strong understanding of ICU patients

  • Florida State License as a RN

  • Current BCLS, ACLS

  • The position requires intimate knowledge of both department and hospital policies. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative associations along with management and supervisory skills are inherent in the position. The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, auditory, or visual fashion is essential. Written, computer, telephone skills and manual dexterity are required.

  • The Sepsis Coordinator coordinates the Sepsis Program by working with the Medical Staff through professional relationships with Physician Champions, Intensivists, Emergency Physicians and other medical/support staff for maintenance and growth of the program. The Sepsis Coordinator attends/ supports Sepsis Program meetings and is responsible for the evaluation of outcomes, policy and protocol development, review of coding practices, review, and implementation of current best practices through networking and ongoing education, and to provide input into enhancement of current Sepsis Program. The Coordinator will facilitate process improvement activities which includes assignment to various departments for required follow up on outcomes. The Coordinator is responsible to track, report and submit hospital sepsis data to the Quality Department and national benchmarking agency(s) and tracks/encourages the utilization of sepsis order sets. The Coordinator will consult with the multidisciplinary healthcare team and patients during hospitalization. The Coordinator is responsible for the collaboration and development of patient teaching materials. The Coordinator will collaborate with Staff Development regarding care of the sepsis patient in the development of related materials.

  • Role essentials:

  • This person(s) will need a background within the following areas: Emergency Nursing, Critical Care, Quality Management or Process Improvement. Interpersonal and management skills in order to deal with complex management problems a must. Communicates effectively with unit and administrative personnel, physicians, a variety of other hospital staff and persons within the community. Advanced knowledge and expertise in providing care in order to oversee others and serve as effective resource at a level normally acquired through two or three years of progressive experience. A high level of critical thinking and analytical skills to make management decisions that impact the Program. Ability to make recommendations for consideration on departmental issues.

  • Ability to integrate the knowledge of teaching principles and counseling techniques in order to direct the growth of the unit staff. Requires a high level of organizational skills, effective time management and delegation strategies that include the ability to rapidly prioritize and adjust workflow according to changing unit needs. Demonstrate innovativeness in application of current evidence-based practice.

  • Possesses a strong clinical acumen in sepsis and emergency care and the requisite level of technical and professional knowledge in nursing.

  • Ability to multi-task is essential.

  • Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations.

  • Possess orientation to detail

  • Be proficient in computer skills

  • Be adept as a change agent.

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: 22032134

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.