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NURSE MANAGER - PRACTICE

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title NURSE MANAGER - PRACTICE
Job Category Managerial
Posting Number 20172482
Position Status Active-Full-Time
Positions Supervised

Direct Supervision
RN – 1
Medical Assistant – 5
LPN – 5

Indirect Supervision
RN – 1
PA/ARNP – 2
Vascular Techs – 5

Customer Service Statement

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the Group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

Position Summary

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse Manager is a leader who demonstrates proficiency in all Quality leadership skills. The Nurse Manager expertly manages the care of a patient population and practices expert critical thinking skills when in the clinical setting. The Nurse Manager acts as liaison between patients, clinical staff, physicians and the administration. The Nurse Manager is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the Practice Plan clinical and supervisory staff provided in the Department of Surgery (all locations), which encompass several divisions including, Acute Care Surgery, General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Vascular Surgery. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, management and oversight of clinical practices, processes and policies; working hands-on in clinic as needed; identifying areas for strategic initiatives and leading team to successful completion of those initiatives; coordinating efforts to ensure a world-class patient experience.

Position Requirements

Educational Requirements: Graduation from an accredited nursing program. Florida License as Registered Professional Nurse. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. BLS and AED certification is required and must be maintained; demonstrated competency within 90 days required. ACLS certification preferred

Experience Requirements: Minimum 7 years nursing experience and 3 years supervisory experience.

Specific Skill Requirements: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; good analytical, logical, and reasoning skills; excellent organizational skills.

Leadership Competencies: Quality Culture: Establishes, open, candid and trusting relationships. Demonstrates integrity, honesty, fairness, and consistency in all interactions. Drives continuous improvement in organizational processes and services. Communicates and demonstrates the mission, vision, and values of USF Health through words and behaviors.

Critical thinking: Demonstrates creativity and innovation in developing strategic directions. Translates vision into strategies with clear objectives and practical action plans providing clear guidelines for meeting expectations and goals. Comes to decisions in a timely manner. Orchestrates the pace and process of change to maintain operating effectiveness.

Interpersonal: Relates well to people regardless of their organizational level, personality, or background. Recognizes when there is not a good fit between staff and his/her position and takes timely and appropriate action to make a change. Conveys confidence in others’ ability and desire to do their best possible and rewards staff efforts openly. Demonstrates the commitment to work through conflicts to achieve the best possible outcome for those involved. Promotes collaboration and removes obstacles to teamwork across the organization. Demonstrates the ability to select the “right” member for the team and has a track record of successful hiring decisions.

Accountability: maintains compliance with mandatory/regulatory requirements and assures staff do the same thing. Seeks understanding of issues by obtaining the perspectives of others, asking for and offering feedback so that he/she openly understands the reality of the situation. Owns all issues by personally invested and aligning work with the desired organizational results, acting on feedback received. Does the things to which he/she has made commitments, focuses on the top priorities, does not blame others and sustains an environment of trust. Makes a choice to rise above personal circumstances and demonstrate ownership necessary for achieving desired results.

Clinical Practice: Acts as a resource for other staff, management, departments, committees and individuals as needed. Prevents and manages crisis situations as they occur. Ensures the safety at all times for the patients, physicians, and staff. Coordinates multiple tasks to keep the practice operations flowing. Conducts clinical practice-wide assessment by consistently rounding on patients, physicians and staff. Maintains flexibility in meeting practice responsibilities and customer needs. Incorporates evidence-based practice into patient care to improve patient outcomes. Ensures all resources and tools are available to provide quality patient care. Ensures that comprehensive nursing care is provided for each patient in accordance with the nursing process. Assures compliance with clinical protocols and standards as well as policies and procedures.

Preferred Attribute: Bi-lingual (Spanish)

Customer Service Performance Expectations: Courteous and helpful behavior towards patients, physicians, coworkers and external customers; professional and efficient verbal and written communications; accomplishing tasks through teamwork and initiative; and ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques, and anticipating the needs of all you come in contact with.

  • Requirements reflect the minimum level necessary to be eligible for this position. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Customer Service Performance

CUSTOMER SERVICE PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Courteous and helpful behavior towards patients, physicians, coworkers and external customers; professional and efficient verbal and written communications; accomplishing tasks through teamwork and initiative; and ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques, and anticipating the needs of all you come in contact with.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds, as well as assist with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds. Ability to stand for extended periods. Fine motor skills. Visual acuity. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stoop, stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Location S TAMPA CTR-DAVIS IS
Department Name SURGERY
Work Schedule Summary

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage 25
Duties

Responsible for the scheduling, assignment, and supervision of nursing and clinical support staff within the Department of Surgery. Supervises and conducts orientation and cross-training of performance within the assigned clinical areas. Satisfactorily manages the diverse patient load and meets staffing mix. Develops and analyzes the quality of patient care and institutes changes in policies, procedures and clinical protocols as they occur. Validates all clinical staff competencies and provides on-going training, mentoring, and staff development for all personnel under his/her supervision within the practice sites. Authority to hire, fire, train, evaluate, and discipline in consultation with the Senior Management of Surgery Department. Responsible for evaluating employees in accordance with established criteria.

Percentage 25
Duties

Responsible for the business operations of the clinical practice such as staffing productivity, supply chain (adequate inventory levels, proper storage, expiration dates, usage, and cost effectiveness), monitoring space/room and equipment utilization, manage and maintain practice session allocations and schedules ensuring timely and accurate data. Serve as process or performance improvement champion and identify opportunity for operational efficiency and collaborate with staff and/or USFPG committee to make marked improvements. Meet with Dept. Administration regularly to discuss areas of opportunity or concern.

Percentage 25
Duties

Responsible for the day-to-day clinical operations of the department including, but not limited to patient throughput, triaging care, supervising message management, assisting with patient care, medication management, and patient education. Develop plan and implement programs for direct patient care for the Department, as well as developing the provision of data for budgetary process.

Percentage 15
Duties

Promotes high-level customer service at all patient touch points, including service recovery. Tracks and trends patient satisfaction and provides reports to senior management of Surgery department. Develops clinical outcome measures to achieve optimal patient care.
Establishes standards of performance for each staff position and ensures expectations are met.

Percentage 5
Duties

Acts as liaison with other clinical and ancillary support services within the practice sites. In this capacity, this individual coordinates within nursing procedures that directly or indirectly affect those services. Attends assigned meetings, representing the Department. Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with physicians, patients, and other staff members, emphasizing teamwork and cooperation within the organization.

Percentage 5
Duties

Other duties as assigned.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Florida RN License?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD
  3. * How many years of nursing experience do you have?
    • 0-1
    • 2-3
    • 4-5
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Do you have prior supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. License and Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3