As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking an OR Nurse Manager to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.
The nurse manager co-creates a culture of excellence, innovation, and transformation with professional nurses, other leaders, and Associates. The nurse manager fosters healthy work environments, advances professional autonomy, clinical competences, and safe, ethical, and high-quality nursing care; and assures that nurses are allowed to practice within their full scope. The main goal is to assure the alignment of nursing’s goals, activities, and practices with the values and mission of the organization, governing boards, and constituencies. In addition to accountability for the direction of nursing practice, nurse administrators are responsible for the oversight and direction of all aspects of the clinical or educational enterprise.
Nurse manager has core accountability for the following:
(a) safety, quality, and risk
(b) patient and population health advocacy
(c) clinical care delivery and optimal patient outcomes
(d) healthy work environment
(e) strategic, financial, and human resource management
(f) legal and regulatory compliance
(g) networking, partnering, and collaboration
(h) accountability/advocacy for their Associates.
Nursing manager executes daily operations, with 24 hour accountability, within defined clinical area(s): inpatient, hospital outpatient department, or ambulatory care setting. At Nemours Children’s Hospital these may include, but are not limited to, acute care, critical care, cardiac services, transport, and perioperative services. The nursing manager reports directly to a director of nursing or directly to the Chief Nursing Officer/VP Patient Care Services. Nursing manager, at this level of influence, has accountability and supervision of all registered nurses and other healthcare providers who deliver nursing care in the clinical area. The nurse manager is responsible for recruitment and retention, performance review, and professional development; is involved in the budget formation process and quality, safety, patient experience outcomes; and helps plan, organize, and lead the delivery of nursing care. There may be teaching and/or direct patient care responsibilities.
The Standards of Nursing Administration Practice are authoritative statement of the duties for all nurse administrators.
STANDARDS OF PRACTICE FOR NURSING ADMINISTRATION
Assessment: Collect comprehensive pertinent data and information relative to the situation, issues, problem, or trend.
Identification of Problems, Issues, and Trends: Analyze the assessment data to identify problems, issues, and trends.
Outcomes Identification: Identify expected outcomes for a plan tailored to the system, organization, or population, problem, issues, or tend.
Planning: Develop a plan that defines, articulates, and establishes strategies and alternative to attain expected, measurable outcomes.
Implementation: Implement the identified plan
Coordination: Implement the plan and associated processes.
Promotion of Health, Education, and a Safe Environment: Establish strategies to promote health, education, and a safe environment.
Evaluation: Evaluate progress towards attainment of goals outcomes.
STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE FOR NURSING ADMINISTRATION
Ethics: Practice ethically.
Culturally Congruent Practice: Practice in a safe manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles.
Communication: Communicate effectively in in all areas of practice.
Collaboration: Collaborate with health care consumers, colleagues, community leaders, and other stakeholders to advance nursing proactive and health care transformation.
Leadership: Lead within the professional practice setting, profession, health care industry, and society.
Education: Attain knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and promotes futuristic thinking.
Evidence-Based Practice and Research: Integrate evidence and research findings in to practice.
Quality of Practice: Contribute to quality nursing practices.
Professional Practice Evaluation: Evaluate one’s own and others’ nursing practice.
Resource Utilization: Utilize appropriate resources to plan, allocate, provide, and sustain evidence-based, high quality nursing services that are person, population, or community centered, culturally appropriate, safe, timely, effective, and fiscally responsible.
Environmental Health: Practice in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.
Current Florida RN or multistate license, required
Current American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider course completion required
Master’s degree in nursing leadership, management, policy, or administration preferred (must hold BSN and/or Graduate degree in Nursing) [from an accredited school of nursing]; complete master’s within three (3) years of hire
Professional certification in nursing administration or other relevant management or applicable specialty, preferred.
Minimum of 5 years pediatric nursing experience. Previous management & leadership experience preferred
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.