Regional Patient Experience Manager at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Patient Experience
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Regional Patient Experience Manager AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

  •  Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
  • Largest Employer in the County
  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
  • Close knit community with a home town family feel

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

Patient Experience Program Management Responsibilities (40% of role)

  1. Working with other campus based managers, manages the patient experience program for the West Florida region, demonstrating strategic planning capabilities and negotiation skills.

  2. Works closely with executive leaders at assigned campus to ensure that we are most effectively meeting the needs of each facility and regional progress as a whole, while creatively leveraging limited resources.

  3. Effectively manages the consulting and coaching program to best leverage both self and external coaches/advisors with the most effective coverage at assigned campus(es).  Evolves coaching models as necessary to best meet needs and drive improvement. 

  4. Actively participates in strategic planning for patient experience in the region and system-wide.

  5. Demonstrates strong project management skills, and effectively develops and monitors project workplans to completion.

  6. Leads committees/efforts at assigned campus(es) and leverages best practices across West Florida.

  7. Leverages the power of story and patient comments at assigned campus(es) to advance patient experience improvement, and provides on-going story contribution to the headquarters office.

  8. Influences accountability in the field working closely with campus senior leadership on the best approach, including performance review/patient experience committees.

    Patient Experience Consulting (40% of role)

  9. Consults with senior leadership at assigned campus(es), and mentors leaders, physicians and staff at all levels in best practices for patient and family experience.

  10. Collaborates with executives and leaders in the field to create and oversee unit/department level action plans to drive improvement at assigned campus(es).

  11. Organizes consulting priorities in a strategic manner, and pro-actively works with executives to ensure focus on the most critical areas for patient experience improvement. 

  12. Leads measurable improvement at assigned campus(es) based on goals established with AHS Patient Experience leadership.

  13. Working with the System Director, develops consulting methods and standard feedback mechanisms for use with campuses, requiring innovation and creative approach.

  14. Seeks out system standards for consulting on patient experience initiatives, strives for consistency and leverages work product of the AHS Patient Experience team.

  15. Demonstrates expertise and consults with skill on all tools in place at assigned campus(es) to support the entrenchment of best practice, including technology/online and paper based tools.

  16. Understands and stays current on CMS CAHPS requirements, Value Based Purchasing, Press Ganey & CAHPS survey processes, results and statistical significance, and is able to articulate them in a written or oral mode to all levels of the organization.

    Patient Experience Education (20% of role)

  17. Develops strategic recommendations for curriculum necessary to support patient experience improvement initiatives in the field across the continuum of care, including innovative approaches for delivery.

  18. Participates in the planning of the annual Patient Experience Summit, and supports all team efforts during the event. 

  19. Conducts engaging training classes and meetings as needed in support of key initiatives.

  20. Working with department leaders, contributes to the educational content planning of all patient experience strategy online forums and leadership workshops throughout the year.

  21. Engages in the development and deployment of consistent education for patient experience using innovative and effective training approaches, demonstrating sound knowledge of adult learning methods.

  22. Seeks out system standards for education on patient experience initiatives, strives for consistency and leverages work product of the AHS Patient Experience team.

  23. Ensures all educational materials and approach leveraged at assigned campus(es) meets system standards for consistent message, templates and professionalism.

  24. Serves as a lead educator and sustainment driver for CREATION Health principles in patient experience and care at assigned campus(es).



  • Demonstrates strong communication, organization and follow-through skills, managing patient experience improvement initiatives, projects and programs

  • Skilled, demonstrated experience as a nurse leader driving patient experience improvement

•         Knowledge of clinical and nonclinical acute hospital operations and continuum of care (connected care) pre/post-acute services

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with a proven track record of effectively presenting information to all levels of the organization, including senior executives

  • Flexibility and adaptability to change, with ability to function in a highly independent manner due to remote location from central headquarters

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to interface effectively with physicians, nursing, non-clinical and executive leadership 

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to problem-solve effectively

  • Strong consultant skillset, with the ability to influence all levels in the organization

    Exhibits excellent complex analytical, and change management skills

    Solid ability to analyze and evaluate business problems by defining the challenges, identifying alternatives, and making timely decisions

  • Strong knowledge of Patient Experience best practices, and how to best integrate with clinical care

  • Solid knowledge of CMS CAHPS requirements, statistical concepts, and the survey process

  • Expertise in effective methods of education and adult learning practices

  • Ability to lead, organize and work on multiple initiatives/projects without compromising work

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel


•         Lean or Six Sigma application knowledge



  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of healthcare related experience

    5 years of experience as a Nurse Manager or above in an acute care setting or 3 years of experience in a patient experience consulting role in a multi-campus setting

    10 years of experience as an RN

    Demonstrated history of leading strong improvement results in patient experience


•         Bachelor’s degree in nursing



  • RN License


  • Lean or Six Sigma certification

  • Certified Patient Experience Professional

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

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