Location Address: 410 South 11th St. Lake Wales, FL 33853
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Lake Wales
AdventHealth Lake Wales is a licensed 160-bed hospital, with 24-hour emergency care and outpatient services including imaging, rehab, lab and wound care, that has been serving the community and surrounding areas.
As a part of the AdventHealth network patients will have greater access to a wide range of innovative therapies, new research, leading-edge technology and an extensive team of medical specialists.
Lake Wales is located in Central Florida in between Orlando and Tampa, and is home to the Historic Bok Tower Gardens and Bird Sanctuary.
Full Time - Monday through Friday
*up to 7,500 Sign-on Bonus OR up to 10,000 Relocation available for eligible candidates (see terms below)
Human Resource Management â“ Monitors performance of the staff and takes corrective action for improvement as appropriate. Uses independent judgment to:
Selects applicant for interview and hire and assures appropriate orientation.
Suspend or invoke other discipline for work infractions, performance deficiencies and conduct violations by exercising supervisory authority.
Evaluates supervised employees, recommends promotion of supervised employees, and recommends bonuses and awarding of other discretionary rewards to supervised employees.
In collaboration with the Human Resources Department, terminates supervised employees, where appropriate.
The assignment of employees to particular duties or activities or to authorize and assign overtime to employees where appropriate.
The adjustment/resolution of complaints, concerns, and problems of supervised employees regarding work assignments, hours of work overtime scheduling, and other work-related matters.
Assures diversity of staff is positively fostered in the work environment. Actively involves all groups in shared decision-making where appropriate.
Financial Management â“ Understands health care economics, public policy, and finance as it pertains to the delivery of patient care.
Understands the broad impact of reimbursement on the delivery of patient care services, including but not limited to Medicare, Managed care, Medicaid, third party providers, challenges to current health care policies, and key legislative initiatives at the local, state, and national level.
Performance Improvement â“ Demonstrates familiarity with the performance improvement model of the organization.
Champions performance improvement activities on the unit through problem identification, assessment, data gathering, change implementation, and evaluation of outcomes.
Critical Thinking/Technology â“ Utilizes critical thinking skills in the performance of their duties. Demonstrates and understanding of technology utilized in the organization.
Plans, organizes and leads the unit through application of critical thinking skills
Leadership and Clinical Practice Knowledge â“ Provides leadership for the effective and efficient operation of assigned unit. Assures clinical practice is of the highest quality.
Leads the employees in a manner which develops the employee to their optimal level of performance
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) either upon hire/promotion or within 36 months of hire/promotion
Minimum two years acute care nursing practice experience
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) at time of hire/promotion highly preferred
Prior management experience
Specific education and experience as delineated by the unit of employment (see competencies)
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Professional certification from a national organization
The Director of Nursing is a registered professional nurse with comprehensive responsibility for the assessment, problem identification, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and coordination of all processes which impact the quality and quantity of care delivered to the patients of specific age groups identified by the standards of care. The Director of Nursing assures evaluation of outcomes that promote high quality practice delivery in assigned patient areas. The Director of Nursing provides leadership in the delivery of care and nursing practice both in the clinical unit and the organization. The Director of Nursing interacts with staff, and contributes to the professional development of the leadership team in her areas of responsibility, leadership peers, and other colleagues. The Director of Nursing collaborates as needed with all levels of nursing staff, interdisciplinary teams, executive leaders, and other stakeholders in relation to the delivery of quality care. The Director of Nursing acts as an advocate for the protections and rights of individuals, families, communities, populations, healthcare providers, nursing, other professions, institutions, and organizations, especially related to health and safety. The Director of Nursing accepts organizational accountability for services provided to recipients in their assigned areas and participates in planning the success of patient experience and outstanding customer service activities. The Director of Nursing promotes a learning environment that is open, respectful, and promotes the sharing of expertise to promote the benefits of health outcomes. The Director of Nursing develops both unit activities that support the elements of extending excellence. Is knowledge of and adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan, the ANA Code of Ethics, the ANA Scope and Standard for Nursing Practice, State Board of Nursing Practice Act, the AONE Nurse Executive Competencies, and the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
In addition, the Director of Nursing actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.