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Assistant Nurse Manager Emergency Department Fulltime Swing Shift (Days and Nights) in Ocala, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    18016269
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Ocala

Job Description


Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time/Swing Shift (Days and Nights)
Florida Hospital Ocala
Florida Hospital Ocala opened its doors in 1898 as Marion General Hospital and has been in continuous operation since then. Then in 1928, the hospital was renamed to Munroe Memorial Hospital. Adventist Health System acquired Munroe Regional Medical and renamed it Florida Hospital Ocala in 2018. Florida Hospital - Ocala is situated in the heart of the city, minutes away from a vibrant, growing downtown area.  Ocala is situated in the heart of Marion County, Florida and is surrounded by the beautiful rolling pastures that have come to be known as the horse capital of the world.  The city boasts a genuine appreciation for the arts, a growing economy that’s attracting national businesses and a school system that includes nine schools with magnet designations. Florida Hospital Ocala is a 425-bed acute-care and offers a variety of services including, 24/7 Emergency Care, Diagnostic Testing, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Women’s Services, and Inpatient and Outpatient Therapy. We were named Marion County’s most preferred hospital for overall quality and image and best doctors and nurses for 13 consecutive years (National Research Corporation, 2015/2016). Nationally we were voted for “America’s Best 50 Hospitals Award” nine years in a row.
GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Assistant Nurse Manager supervises and coordinates patient care delivery on the assigned nursing units and is accountable for meeting standards. The Assistant Nurse Manager supports the assigned unit by planning, directing, and evaluating all nursing service functions and activities for the assigned patient care unit to ensure delivery of optimal available quality patient care and organizational effectiveness.  The Assistant Nurse Manager completes concurrent chart audits of assigned areas to ensure charting within the EMR is complete, accurate and specific to the patients’ diagnosis, plan of care and core measures. Ensures that errors and omissions are corrected in a timely manner. Coordinates staff educational needs.  Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.

 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers—in person or on the telephone.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Educates, validates and ensures accountability of all Patient experience tactics.
  • Participates and ensures that rounding for outcomes occur daily.
  • Promotes and validates iCARE compliance.
  • Maintains responsibility for nursing units on 24/7 basis, unless otherwise approved.
  • Performs duties in a timely manner and provides updates if delays occur.
  • Adheres to Advent Health standards for dress and professional appearance. 
  • Collaborates with staff and peers to create optimal synergy and outcomes.
  • Completes behavioral-based interviewing for all new hires.
  • Participates in 30, 60, and 90 day evaluations of new staff, and assists in completion of meaningful annual evaluation of existing staff.
  • Meets regularly with staff to obtain feedback and provide guidance to improve outcomes.
  • Complies with Advent Health corrective action process.
  • Monitors and maintains acceptable compliance with budgets.  Will monitor and manage productivity daily and collaborate with Nurse Manager on completing monthly variance report and formulating action plan
  • Assists in development of Operating and Capital Budgets
  • Facilitates patient flow to and from the units.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to improve processes and patient care.
  • Implements actions as appropriate based on benchmarks and data specific to the departments with the ability to monitor and evaluate progress.
  • In collaboration with the Nurse Manager, continually monitors vacancy and turnover rates.  Will assist in implementation strategies for staff retention.
  • Complete and submit departmental reports as assigned by Nurse Manager.
  • Demonstrates accountability by taking responsibility for decisions, actions and results.
  • Maintains regulatory agency preparedness.
  • Participates in staff development by ensuring education, advancement of staff skills and certifications.
  • Serve as mentor and advisor to facilitate professional growth of Unit Staff.
  • Plans new projects or expansions, including equipment, staffing and space requirement.
  • Assumes staff RN duties and responsibilities as appropriate.

Qualifications
What you will need:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Minimum of five years acute care nursing experience or two years if has prior leadership experience in team leader role. 
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS and NIHSS if required per department standards
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
  • BSN preferred 
  • National certification in specialty preferred 
  • Prior experience providing leadership of care team or equivalent

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

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