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Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a 257-bed top-performing quality hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is the only acute care hospital in the Tri-County area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. An affiliate of the UAB Cancer Community Network, Fort Walton offers a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer Commission on Cancer. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center also provides advanced care for critically ill patients, including cardiovascular and trauma injury care, and emergency services, including a main ER, Pediatric ER and Express ER. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are the parent company of the Destin Emergency Care Center (DECC) and the Rehabilitation Institute, both located on Airport Road in Destin.
Nurse Manager PACU and Outpatient Surgery
Responsible for the operation of clinical activities within the unit.
Demonstrates advanced level of clinical skills and the ability to support others to achieve the delivery of quality care.
Demonstrates interpersonal skills and competency in leadership, supervision and management of staff.
Demonstrates knowledge of Quality Improvement and exercises clinical competence in the ability to integrate it into the provision of patient care.
Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process.
Demonstrates skill in planning, organizing and managing personnel resources in a cost effective and productive manner for the operational area of the unit.
Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.
Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients right to privacy by protecting confidential information.
Develop and prepare subordinates and self, educationally, for change and improvement within the nursing unit.
Supervise and participates in the evaluation process of employees within the unit.
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
- Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required
- ASPAN/AAACN Preferred
- State of Florida RN License required
- BLS within 90 days of hire required
- ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
- Acute care experience preferred
- Management experience preferred
- Minimum 3-5 years direct patient care experience and 1-2 years of leadership experience