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Palm Coast, FL


"Nurse Manager" AdventHealth "Palm Coast"


· 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.

§ Ensures that staff clearly understands expectations.

§ Identifies needed areas of improvement throughout year.

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

§ Identifies problems, investigates incidents & failure to comply with Policy & Procedures.

§ Collaborates with Director to determine disciplinary action and action plans for improvement.

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.



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

· Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office.

· Knowledge of regulatory agency requirements.


· 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


· Bachelor’s degree in nursing, business, or healthcare related field


· Current Florida RN license required.

· Current BLS certification.

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

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23032951

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: 1 ADVENTHEALTH WAY

    Pay Range: $44.54 - $66.811

  • Location: Palm Coast, FL

  • Job ID: 23032951

  • Job Family: Nursing

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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