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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Director of Nursing Operations - Psychiatric
Orlando, FL


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

  • *$5,000-$10,000 Relocation available for eligible candidates (see terms below), Sign on Bonus up to $15,000

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Paid Parental Leave

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, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Location: 601 East Rollins St. Orlando, FL 32803

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • AdventHealth Orlando is a lush tropical campus and our flagship hospital.

  • This 1,414-bed hospital serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America.

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 50,000 inpatients each year.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Clinical Nursing Knowledge – Is able to articulate clinical knowledge related to the care of assigned patient areas. Provides clinical expertise or is able to resource clinical expertise as needed.

  • Leadership Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Possesses the critical thinking skills necessary to address ideas, beliefs, or viewpoints of others and lead others in the appropriate direction. Demonstrates reflective leadership and realizes that leadership begins from within.

  • Develop and Mentor/Professionalism – Is able to identify, develop, and mentor others in order for them to meet their fullest potential at the organization. Maintains a high level of professionalism in order to be seen as a role model for the nursing staff.

  • Knowledge of Regulatory/Professional Standards – Demonstrates an organizational knowledge of all regulatory and professional standards that effect the operations of their areas of responsibility.

  • Business/Human Resources Skills – Demonstrates the ability to understand and apply financial and human resource concepts of the organization.

Relocation Eligibility:

  • Must live 50 miles outside of campus address.

We are more than healthcare. We are a family of caregivers who see what we do as a calling and treat every person, every time as if they were a loved one. We don’t just heal what hurts. We ease minds and encourage spirits by providing a more personal level of care than ever before—physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Our mission is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ which starts with caring for others with uncommon compassion and going above and beyond to make those we serve, feel loved.

Wellness is at the core of what we do, focusing on living a better life today and always. We want everyone to Feel Whole and we see our work as a calling. This is how we make a difference. With our whole-person care, expertise and world-class resources we strive to provide an exceptional experience for all. With hospitals and facilities in over 9 states, our consistent approach to healthcare allows us to live our mission and ensure that our communities are living fuller, healthier lives.


The Director of Nursing Operations is a registered professional nurse with comprehensive responsibility for the strategic planning and coordination of all logistical components of nursing operations at the campus level. The Director is responsible for facilitation of process and product implementations that impacts care delivery of patients in the acute care setting and direct oversight of float pool. The Director is responsible for analyzing and facilitating standardization of nursing labor standards. This leader is a collaborator with strong emotional intelligence to create interdisciplinary teams and support their campus’ strategic business units. This leader contributes to the overall value analysis of product and practice implementation. The Director of Nursing Operations is an active participant in large scale deployment activities. This leader collaborates with campus Chief Nursing Officer to provide support and resources for daily operations. The Director evaluates current programs and suggests improvements and develops business plans that optimize short and long-term growth. Informs and advises the region/corporate and campus leaders by participating in applicable committees/taskforces as needed. Works with strategic business unit leaders and medical staff to ensure programs are aligned to the strategic innovation agenda of AdventHealth. Provides consultation to influence identified plans, enhance the abilities of others, and affect change in the organization. Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peer and colleagues and collaborates with all levels of nursing staff, interdisciplinary teams, executive leaders, physicians, educators and other stakeholders. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



· Direct oversight of direct campus operations related to staffing/labor standards and daily operations

· Direct operational oversight of the Nurse Education, Wound Care, Central Staffing Resources, and Vascular Access teams at the Orlando campus.

· Direct operational oversight to Operations Center, including House Supervisors, hospital capacity, staffing office and incident command.

· Responsible for the successful implementation and sustainment of processes in patient care areas that support clinical teams to be able to deliver high quality, compassionate care for their assigned campus.

· Collaborates with the Executive Director of Acute Care Inpatient Nursing Support on a regular basis to ensure strategies are aligned. Provides support to the clinical team for implementation and deployment of projects.


· Accountable for assuring compliance and provides evidence of performance with DNV and other regulatory requirements. Operationalizes and assures compliance with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Center for Disease and Prevention (CDC) and Patient Safety regulations at the campus level. Adheres to applicable practice standards that relate to their area of specialty.


· Direct responsibility for Nursing Finance as it relates to labor standard analysis, premium labor, tuition assistance, strategic finance initiatives, capital oversight.

· Analyzes financial statements, manages financial resources, and educates team members on financial implications of patient care decisions. Reads and interprets benchmarking, financial, and occupancy data.


· Responsible for Nursing/Education proformas and master planning. Provides expertise support to other service line strategic planning.

· Provides collaborative leadership to ensure consistent safety and service standards for the Patient Experience Model.

· Effectively communicates with patients, families, employees, physicians and other department leaders.

· Accomplishes objectives, celebrates successes, and communicates a shared vision for the organization.


· Collaborates with campus leaders and stakeholders to assist departments in assuring teams have the infrastructure needed to deliver care.

· Administrative analysis of care delivery to ensure efficiency and affordability.

· Acts as a change agent, utilizing change theory to plan for the implementation of organizational change, supports staff during the change, and adapts leadership style to the situations of the change.


· Responsible for staffing and labor oversight for Nurse Education, Central Staffing Resources, Operations Center, Wound Care and Vascular Access Team.

· Provides feedback, instructions, and developmental guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities.

· Allocates decision making authority and or task responsibility to appropriate levels of leadership to maximize the organization’s and individual’s effectiveness.

· Creates an environment in which others are setting expectations and holding each other accountable; professional and personal growth is an expectation.

· Identifies and eliminates sexual harassment, workplace violence, and verbal/physical abuse. · Implements programs to enhance work-life balance.



· Strong organization skills

· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

· Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to lead teams through process changes and sustainment.

· Effective computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel

· Competency in personal leadership abilities

· Ability to develop and mentor others to their optimum levels of skill and professionalism

· Business and human resources skills as they relate to assigned areas of service

· Competency regarding communication and relationship building

· Leadership skills through timely, appropriate decisions and organizational ability with appropriate priority setting.


· Knowledge of regulatory standards (CMS, OSHA, Specialty Standards)

· Change Management training


Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) or relevant field

Master’s Degree in Nursing or relevant field


· Five (5) years’ experience in healthcare

· Three (3) years’ experience in leadership roles in a comparable health care setting


· Two (2) years’ experience as clinical educator or unit manager


· Current valid state of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23032368

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

  • Job Schedule: 601 E ROLLINS ST

    Pay Range: $60.161 - $90.242

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 23032368

  • Job Family: Nursing

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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