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Pensacola, FL, United States

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

West Florida Healthcare is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. In addition to receiving an A Rating in Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group since fall of 2015, West Florida Healthcare is also the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. West Florida Healthcare is also the first hospital in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. In addition, West Florida Healthcare is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and offers specialized Emergency Department services tailored specifically to the needs of seniors as well as a Kids' ER dedicated to serving the emergency medical needs of children. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, and a behavioral health facility. Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology, orthopedics, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgery, emergency care, urology, behavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.

 

Position Summary:

The Director ensures high quality, patient-centered care through oversight of the overall function and staffing of the unit(s)/department(s) in addition to forecasting, planning, and budget monitoring. The Director fosters a culture of accountability and collaboration and supports the development and implementation of strategies, policies, and procedures in support of facility objectives.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Cultivates a superior clinical identity by identifying and implementing evidence-based practices to advance patient safety and quality outcomes. Ensures adherence to standards of care.
  • Manages variation in clinical practice to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and cost. Ensures a culture of accountability and transparency in the provision of care.
  • Stays abreast of internal/external benchmarks, accreditations, and designations and actively pursues efforts to achieve.
  • Stays abreast of legal and regulatory standards and ensures compliance. Develops and implements policies, procedures, and practices in compliance with all legal/regulatory standards..
  • Ensures equipment maintenance is performed regularly and according to regulatory and/or accreditation standards.
  • Ensures efficient patient throughput and delivery of high quality, patient-centered care through volume forecasting, patient flow coordination, and admission/discharge planning.
  • Fosters interdisciplinary communication and collaboration within and across departments and ensures staff with appropriate clinical competencies are assigned to meet patient care needs.
  • Directs nursing practice and unit operations.  Develops policies, procedures, and nursing standards to ensure patient and family needs are assessed, met, and evaluated.
  • Provides leadership in attaining and sustaining an unparalleled patient experience. Instills accountability for providing consistent, positive patient interactions that differentiate the organization as a healthcare leader.
  • Leverages various feedback mechanisms to benchmark performance and identify opportunities to improve customer/patient satisfaction.  Develops and implements strategies to elevate the patient experience.
  • Fosters a culture that inspires commitment to the vision/mission/values of the organization. Ensures employees are recognized, valued, and supported. Develops and implements strategies to elevate employee engagement.
  • Identifies development opportunities or training needs of individual employees and teams.  Provides coaching, feedback, and training to improve performance.
  • Builds a competitively superior organization through attracting, developing, engaging, and retaining talent. Ensures people with the right skills and motivations are in the right role, at the right time, to meet business needs.
  • Collaborates with administrative team and physicians to enhance existing services or develop new service offerings.
  • Identifies opportunities for expansion or development of new services and product lines to promote growth.  Identifies stakeholder engagement strategies, technology advances, and other opportunities to drive differentiation and increase volume.
  • Represents the organization positively within the community; participates in company-supported community/patient events and in-services.
  • Participates in the annual budget process, including input into department revenue and expense forecasts, staffing, and supply and equipment needs. Monitors department budget performance; identifies trends and evaluates variances in relation to established budget. Develops and implements actions to address performance gaps.
  • Ensures effective labor management, including position control, scheduling excellence, productivity management, and premium pay utilization. Maintains staffing to ensure appropriate patient care.
  • Manages operating expenses, including the utilization of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost reduction opportunities and implements actions to achieve savings.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Certification/License:

·       Registered Nurse - Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation.  State of Florida license or appropriate compact licensure.  If Florida is not the primary State on the multi-state license must establish Florida as primary on license within 90 days of hire or within 90 days of establishing residency in Florida (whichever is sooner) is required

·       National Nursing Certification in Specialty or Nursing Leadership is preferred

·       Basic Cardiac Life Support – AHA or Military Training Network is required

·       CRRN is highly preferred, must obtain within 6 month of hire.

 

Experience:

  • 1+ years of experience in healthcare required
  • 1+ years of experience in a leadership role required
  • 3+ years of experience in healthcare preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or other approved education plan required.
  • Master’s Degree is preferred

 

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:

  • 401(k) with an employer match up to 9%
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision
  • And much more!

 

Equal Opportunity Employer / EOE

 

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West Florida Hospital
Facility: West Florida Hospital
Job ID: 00060-9518
Category: Directors and Managers
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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