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Clinical Assistant Nurse Manager-Health Central Observation Unit-Nights

 

Clinical Assistant Nurse Manager-Health Central Observation Unit-Nights

Department: OHC Observation Unit
Status:
Full Time
Shift:
Night
ReqID: req44614

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.

Education/Training
Graduate of an approved school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

Licensure/Certification

  • 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:
    o Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
    o Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    o Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS)
    o Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)
  • For Team Members hired into this job prior to October 25, 2020:
    o 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.

Experience
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 and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Ensures evidence-based, quality clinical nursing practice consistent with nursing research and 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 ensure 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

  • Uses working knowledge of risk management concepts.
  • Participates in Process Improvement activities as assigned.
  • Interprets the appropriate information needed 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.

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