West Florida Healthcare(WFH) is the only area hospital to earn an "A" rating in patient safety on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade scale as well as the only Atrial Fibrillation Certified hospital. Additionally, WFH was the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. We are also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, a mental health facility, and the area's only CARF-accredited, comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital. WFH has also been honored as a Truven Top 100 Hospital and just recently received their Joint Commission Sepsis accreditation.
Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare offers major services in cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, emergency care, behavioral health, obstetrics, rehabilitative medicine and many other medical specialties.
For more information about the hospital, visit www.westfloridahospital.com
Job Summary : Registered nurse who demonstrates critical thinking skills and leadership within the department's scope of services, and patient care delivery. Assumes responsibility and accountability for assisting with the management of human and physical resources to deliver affordable quality care. The Assistant Nurse Manager assesses the needs of the patient population and plans, implements, and evaluates assignments to address these needs. Assumes leadership and management of licensed and non-licensed staff in the absence of nurse manager. Demonstrates a positive, professional attitude and excellence in customer service. Manages staffing based on volume and needs of department. Assists with the evaluation of staff, developing performance improvement plans and resolving conflict. Disciplines staff as needed and in conjunction with department director. Has understanding of department budget basics. Is supportive of department changes, goals and management. Is able to speak clearly of core measures, department specific policies and goals, and educational requirements of staff. Participates with department audits, chart reviews, special assignments, payroll, scheduling, and department specific initiatives. Is able to enforce processes and ensure they are done constantly and consistently and re-educate when needed. Assists with assignment of mentor to new staff and works with the preceptor to ensure successful orientation. Delegates tasks appropriately to other members of the team. Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior.
Education : Associate's Degree (or Diploma) in Nursing is required; a current and clear Florida Registered Nurse license is required. Specialty nursing certification preferred.
Experience : A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years as an RN in an Acute Care setting or Specialty area is required.
Skills/Abilities : Clinical, organizational, critical thinking, multi-tasking, interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills in a detail-oriented, customer-focused organization are required. Basic computer skills are required.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom