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Nurse Manager Neurology

Req #: 18001307
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Florida Hospital Tampa
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Work Hours/Shift
Florida Hospital Tampa

Our hospital has celebrated many firsts in Tampa’s health care history since we opened our doors in 1968. Today, more than four decades later, Florida Hospital Tampa continues to offer innovative medicine as we elevate health care in the Tampa Bay region.


At Florida Hospital Tampa, our diverse clinical specialties provide world-class health care to our patients. We offer the most trusted, expert care in key specialties including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, cancer and surgery. Our skilled surgeons not only utilize minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures, but they are also leaders in improving these advanced techniques.


You will be responsible for:
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers—in person or on the telephone.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Participates and ensures that rounding for outcomes occur daily.
  • Promotes and validates AIDET compliance.
  • Maintains responsibility for nursing units on 24/7 basis, unless otherwise approved.
  • Performs duties in a timely manner and provides updates if delays occur.
  • Adheres to FHT standards for dress and professional appearance. 
  • Collaborates with staff and peers to create optimal synergy and outcomes.
  • Completes behavioral-based interviewing for all new hires.
  • Participates in 30 and 90 day evaluations of new staff, and, completes meaningful annual evaluation of existing staff.
  • Meets regularly with staff to obtain feedback and provide guidance to improve outcomes.
  • Complies with FHT corrective action process.
  • Monitors and maintains acceptable compliance with budgets.  Will complete monthly variance report with appropriate action plans.
  • Assists in development of Operating and Capital Budgets.
  • Facilitates patient flow to and from the units.  Validation by decreased LWOT percentage, and acceptable transfer times and daily discharge times.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to improve processes and patient care.
  • Implements actions as appropriate based on benchmarks and data specific to the departments. 
  • Maintains and completes Leadership Evaluation Manager (LEM) and linkage grids, monthly.
  • Continually monitors vacancy and turnover rates, to be submitted monthly.  Will implement strategies for staff retention.
  • Complete and submit departmental reports on a monthly basis.
  • Demonstrates accountability by taking responsibility for decisions, actions and results.
  • Maintains regulatory agency preparedness.
  • Attends Orthopedic Center of Excellence meetings and tracks and trends opportunities for improvements related to hospital rating.
  • Participates in staff development by ensuring education, advancement of staff skills and certifications.
  • Serve as mentor and advisor to facilitate professional growth of Unit Staff.
  • Promotes Total Joint Unit both within the organization and in the community.
  • Plans new projects or expansions, including equipment, staffing and space requirements.
What will you need?
  • Incumbents must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that she/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. 
  • Must have working knowledge of budgets and healthcare finance and leadership capabilities.
  • Has ability to work a varied schedule, to include night and weekend hours, with visibility to all shifts.
  • BS or BSN, ASN with commitment to enroll in a Bachelor’s program within 6 months of employment.
  • Nursing or related field
  • Three years of experience in caring for patients in the Acute Care setting. Must have at least two years of experience in working in a leadership role.
  • BLS, Current Florida RN license
  • Certified in Orthopedics (Preferred)
  • ACLS (Preferred)
  • Masters in Nursing or related field (Preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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