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Assistant Nurse Manager - SSH PCU - NIGHT


Assistant Nurse Manager - SSH PCU - NIGHT

Department: SSEM PCU
Variable Full Time
ReqID: req29712

Serving the healthcare needs of Seminole County residents for more than 35 years, Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital is an acute care hospital located about 15 miles north of the downtown Orlando Health campus in Longwood. Of its 206 beds, 126 are acute care and 80 are inpatient behavioral health. Orlando Health South Seminole is a full-service community hospital delivering top quality healthcare – from emergency services to cardiology and vascular care to a robust surgical program, including joint replacement and minimally invasive robotic surgery. The hospital's most recent state-of-the-art expansions include two new cardiac catheterization labs featuring a 24/7 STEMI program and a comprehensive outpatient physical rehabilitation center. Orlando Health South Seminole is home to one of three Air Care Team helicopter bases prepared to transport patients to the highest level of care for the most serious of injuries and the hospital also provides services at the Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion– Lake Mary.

Modern Healthcare has recognized Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital in Longwood, Fl as Best Places to Work in 2020! This recognition program honors companies throughout the industry that empower employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. We are proud to have been awarded with this designation!

Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital has earned an A grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national organization committed to healthcare quality and safety. This recognition further demonstrates our ongoing commitment to maintaining the highest standards of patient care throughout all of our facilities and ensures that our patients receive the safest medical care possible. This is the second grading period that Orlando Health South Seminole has earned an A from The Leapfrog Group. Grades are based on hospital performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections and other harms to patients in their care.

The South Seminole Hospital Critical Care Service Departments is comprised of the Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit. The units are located on the 2nd floor of SSH and operate twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven days a week. The units consist of: 43 telemetry beds, 31 private and 12 semi-private beds. 8 monitored Intensive Care beds with the possibility of adding 4 overflow beds on PCU there is one negative air flow room in ICU and one in PCU.

The Clinical Assistant Nurse Manager is responsible for the day to day operations within the clinical setting to ensure delivery of quality service and optimal patient flow.


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


  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Florida or Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • May require one or more of the following certifications based on the assigned patient population:
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS)
    • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)
  • For Team Members hired into this job prior to October 25, 2020:
    • Must have National Certification in specialty area within 6 months.
  • Effective October 25, 2020: Team Members hired into this job must have National Certification in specialty area at time of hire.


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

Essential Functions

  • 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

ADDRESS: 555 W. SR 434 Longwood FL 32750


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