Drives patient experience on the department ensuring the team is utilizing the tools and concepts as designed.
Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
Drives interdepartmental through-put by collaborating and leading the teams.
Ensures that quality metrics are top decile in their department.
Assists the Manager/Director in development, implementation and evaluation of on-going service programs which assure quality nursing, and patient care programs consistent with the hospital mission.
Assists the Manager/Director to monitor/maintain unit compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel safety.
Collaborates with Manager/Director to oversee unit PI program that monitors and evaluates aspects of care.
Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow-through and communication.
Collaborates with the Manager/Director to a service that is consistent with the patient care beliefs and shared management philosophy of the department.
Rounds with patients/families through leader rounds, lead requests, primary nurse request, or direct family request. Assesses patient/families survey responses regarding nursing care and services.
Responsible for ongoing development of staff and unit specific patient care programs.
Shares responsibility with the Manager/Director for effective communication horizontally and vertically within the organization.
In collaboration with the Manager/Director, is responsible for effective and efficient fiscal management of department operations to ensure proper utilization of organizational and financial resources.
In collaboration with the Manager/Director, is responsible for department’s operational excellence; assures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and professional standards.
Manages human resources to ensure quality services and promote positive employee relations.
Effectively communicates departmental, organization, and industry information to staff in a timely manner.
Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job-related hazards.
Follows the hospitals exposure control plans.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
Serves as a role model and resource to staff.
Participates in the development of nursing staff.
Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure per hospital policy. Pursues professional growth and development.
The team member will work the assigned unit based on his/her orientation, competencies and patient needs to include floating between Dade City and Zephyrhills as assigned