AdventHealth Nurse Manager Medical Surgical Unit in Zephyrhills, Florida
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has provided faith-based, whole person care to our community for more than 30 years. This means we build trust, create belonging and deliver hope, thereby extending the healing ministry of Christ, when caring for our patients. Our 139-bed facility includes an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Heart Institute, Primary Stroke Center, emergency department, state-of-the-art operating rooms, Bone & Joint Center, Simpson Breast Health Center and the area’s only Obstetrics Program, The Baby Place, offering family-centered maternity care. Other special services include, a Center for Wound Healing, CREATION® Health Wellness Center, CREATION® Health Spa, home health, imaging center, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and physical, occupational, and speech therapy.
Awards and Recognition
As a member of Adventist Health System, we have received the Gallup Great Workplace Award five years in a row for having one of the most engaged and best performing workforces in the world. We have also achieved HIMSS Level 6 for our electronic medical record adoption. In addition, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is a recognized Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. The hospital has received the American Heart Association’s, Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus and the American Stroke Association’s, Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus quality awards.
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is located in East Pasco County, about 50 miles northeast of Tampa. Because it is part of one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, the area has excellent schools and easy access to metropolitan amenities, including international airports, fine dining, professional and collegiate athletics, shopping, amusement parks, arts and theatre. Pasco County is also part of Florida’s Nature Coast, which includes numerous hiking trails, parks, beaches and opportunities for outdoor recreation.
GENERAL SUMMARY :
The Nurse Manager (NM) is responsible for daily operations and inclusive of staffing and patient flow in the assigned unit(s). The NM must be able to assist as needed at the bedside and maintain clinical competencies. The NM designs, directs, integrates, coordinates the nursing care for the respective services, inclusive of specific age groups dependent on the service standard of care. Incumbent in the position are the leadership responsibilities for providing collaborative processes to facilitate development of the hospital’s mission, vision, and values within the department. Assist Leadership with strategic planning and operational plans, service designs, resource allocation and organizational policies.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
Responsible for day to day operations including staffing and patient flow in the assigned units, under the direction of the Director.
Maintain clinical competencies and must be able to assist as needed at the bedside.
Ensures a positive Patient Experience through the use of the tools provided (i.e. Bedside Shift Report, Hourly Rounding, Nurse Leader Rounding, Interdisciplinary Team Rounding, use of Key Words) by the staff.
Plans, designs, directs, integrates, and coordinates the nursing care for their respective service, inclusive of specific age groups dependent on the service standard of care.
Incumbent in the position are the leadership responsibilities for providing collaborative processes to facilitate development of the hospital’s mission, vision and values within the department.
Assists the Administrative Director and Chief Nursing Officer with strategic planning and operational plans, service designs, resource allocation and organizational policies.
Provides leadership for patient care and support services, communicates objectives, and coordinates efforts to integrate these services throughout the hospital.
Improves performance by establishing expectations, plans and priorities; manages performance improvement processes within the department and implements processes to measure, assess and improve the performance of management, clinical and support processes.
Teaches and coaches staff and Clinical Coordinators to improve skills and knowledge.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :
Must have excellent customer service/ communication skills
Must have the ability to develop outstanding rapport and work well with the physicians & staff
Ability to communicate effectively and present information to both large and small groups
Computer knowledge and skills, prior experience with an Electronic Health Record
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Knowledge of regulatory standards ( Joint Commission, OSHA, Specialty Standards) strongly preferred
Cerner medical record experienced
Nurse Management/Nurse Leader Certification
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
BSN degree required, or in school pursuing the degree
Two or more years of recent experience in a relevant unit (same or higher acuity of care as unit pursuing)
Charge experience, lead, clinical coordinator or nurse manager experience
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
- MSN or Masters in Health Administration or related field
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :
State of Florida license as Registered Nurse with clear/active status
Current BLS certification
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
LEAN Leadership Certification completion within two years – provided by the hospital
Med/Surg Nurse Certification
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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.