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Clinical Assistant Nurse Manager- Full Time- Behavioral Health- South Seminole Hospital

Job ID 143873 Date posted 02/13/2018 Facility OH South Seminole Hospital

Position Summary

Responsible for the day to day operations within the clinical setting to ensure delivery of quality service and optimal patient flow.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages staffing for assigned and oncoming shifts, based on patient acuity to insure patient care needs are met and budgetary boundaries are observed.
  • Coordinates patient flow by working directly with the Administrative Supervisor office, Case Management, Discharge Planners etc.
  • Monitors overall status of patients within area of responsibility and closely monitors status of seriously ill patients.
  • Assists with the clinical evaluation of team members, completes written clinical performance evaluations and conducts timely team member assessments.
  • Ensures compliance with certifications, licenses and required education for team members.
  • Assists in the coordination and participates in the delivery of patient care ensuring compliance with physician orders and established policies, procedures and standards of practice.
  • Ensures incident reports are completed appropriately and follows up with incident reports as needed.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary rounds.
  • Performs direct patient care activities as required to meet operational needs.
  • Interfaces with patients and families to provide instruction, promote participation in patient care and to coordinate nursing activities.
  • Plans and evaluates compliance with organizational, regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Ensures evidenced based, quality clinical nursing practice consistent with nursing research, organizational and national practice standards are being performed by staff (i.e., Core Measures and HAC prevention).
  • Expresses ideas clearly and effectively in verbal and written communication to team members and groups.
  • Participates and/or leads in staff meetings and staff huddles.
  • Embraces, communicates and promotes change.
  • Utilizes effective fiscal management skills with financial resources.
  • Monitors the use/maintenance of equipment to insure staff have the needed equipment for patient care and they are able to appropriately utilize equipment.
  • Contributes to the strategic and financial planning of the unit/department.
  • Cultivates exemplary customer service throughout the unit/department by conducting customer service rounds and investigating and responding to patient/family and physician complaints.
  • Maintains a regulatory ready environment of care.
  • Facilitates and supports team member involvement in professional and organizational activities as well as unit and hospital based committees.
  • Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining proficiency in assigned role and involvement in professional organizations.
  • Identifies issues arising from individual differences and develops awareness of those issues in nursing staff, medical staff and other health care providers.
  • Advocates on behalf of the nursing staff to represent the concerns of patients, families and staff.
  • Holds self and others accountable to Orlando Health’s mission, vision and values.
  • Manages various human resources functions including hiring, work assignments, coaching plans, and performance counseling.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Knowledge of risk management concepts
  • Participates in Process Improvement activities as assigned
  • Interprets the appropriate information need to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age specific needs and to provide nursing care needed as described in the unit/department’s policies and procedures

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an approved school of nursing with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Maintains current professional license as a registered nurse in the State of Florida.
  • Maintains current BLS; as determined by specialty area ACLS, PALS, NALS, or TNCC.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of experience as a registered nurse in the acute care setting.

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