The Nurse Manager will be fully engaged in providing Quality / No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by demonstrating leadership as a member of the Nursing Management Staff. The nurse manager is delegated the authority and autonomy for assessing all planning and directing of unit functions to include evaluating patient care on a 24-hour basis on a specific unit.
Maintains current knowledge and skill in clinical practice and management.
Assumes 24-hour accountability for unit activities, including responsibility for 24-hour staffing plan.
Serves as role model for all unit staff by setting an example of high standards in conduct, attitude, performance and patient/family relations.
Responsible for compliance with unit quality assurance and patient safety goals, guidelines of accrediting and regulatory agencies, unit standards of care and practice, and organizational policies and procedures.
Maintains an environment conducive to optimum safety for patients, visitors and staff.
Conducts and documents associate education, performance appraisals, and disciplinary action for individuals as indicated.
Responsible for positive patient satisfaction scores for the unit.
Ensures compliance with budget expectations and corporate financial goals.
Current Florida RN license.
Current AHA BLS.
Previous nursing management experience preferred.
Minimum of 2 years acute care clinical experience preferred.
Specialty certification in area of expertise or in Nurse Administration preferred.
BSN and/or related management degree highly recommended.
Knowledge of Joint Commission, Florida Nurse Practice Act, and applicable regulatory agencies.
Health First is Central Florida's only fully integrated health system. With a mission to positively change the health and wellness of the communities we serve, Health First offers the latest technological advances and quality care at our four hospitals and through our many Outpatient & Wellness Services, as well as the area's only Trauma and Heart Centers. Health First also offers multiple commerc...ial and Medicare health plans, the largest multi-specialty physician group in Brevard County, and four fitness centers to help members of our community stay healthy.