POSITION SUMMARY: Provides leadership and directs functions of assigned patient care area on a 24 hour basis; ensures effective delivery of clinical patient care and compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures.
Provides leadership and demonstrates responsibility and accountability for the delivery of safe, quality, patient care for assigned departments on a 24 hour basis. Ensures department's standard of nursing practice, nursing policies and procedures meet legal, and all accrediting and regulatory agency requirements."
Directs the continuity of care through demonstrated use of interdisciplinary team approach to patient care.
Develops and implements effective, ongoing programs to measure, monitor, assesses and to improve quality of nursing care delivered to patients. Works toward hospital-wide improvement in meeting core measure, patient safety, and service excellence goals in assigned units.
Ensures the effective coordination of the patient's care with other services and departments throughout the hospital.
Ensures provision of quality care and services by maintaining appropriate equipment and supplies.
Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.
Fosters a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
· 2 year Associates Degree in Nursing required
· 4 year Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
· Florida RN licensure required
· BLS required
· ACLS required
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
· 3-5 years progressive management experience required