- BLS Certification
- PALS Certification
- Critical Care
- Acute Care
Florida Hospital Carrollwood
Conveniently located in beautiful north Tampa, just a short drive from Tampa International Airport on Dale Mabry Highway is Florida Hospital Carrollwood. We are proud to offer our neighbors advanced, compassionate care in a cutting-edge, state-of-the-art environment.
Our campus features our main hospital, an educational auditorium, a 20,000-sqaure-foot medical office building and another brand-new 54,000-square-foot medical office facility.
You will be responsible for:
Demonstrates “Caring Behaviors” to patients, families, and colleagues.
Initiates corrective action for immediate staff performance problems, and notifies Director and Nurse Leader of actions taken or need for further assessment and follow up.
Communicates to Administrator-On-Call, for consultative problem solving in time frame appropriate for situation.
Provides communication regarding patient complaints and risk situations to leadership for day-to-day concerns that require notification.
Contributes to a positive working environment by:
Demonstrating a supportive learning attitude.
Being sensitive to department and hospital-wide needs.
Effectively participates in conflict resolution/problem solving.
Investigates and provides timely, appropriate follow-up for feedback on physician and patient concerns.
Demonstrates awareness of factors by all of the following:
Determines shift staffing needs based on census, patient acuity, and unit matrix.
Assures appropriate mix and allocation of staff on the patient care units in compliance with scheduling policies.
Demonstrates appropriate utilization of special pay practices and maintains within guidelines.
Facilitates patient flow throughout the facility.
Addresses barriers that preclude timely discharge of patients pending discharge.
Facilitates movement of transfers to lateral or alternative levels of care
Works in collaboration with Patient Placement and CV Coordinator to assign patients to appropriate beds/nursing units.
Monitors bed utilization/verification on a continual basis.
Ensures patients admitted in late evening, are actually transported to the appropriate unit, as early as possible.
Verifies actual unit census, so that staffing decisions can be based on accurate patient volume.
Performs frequent rounding to monitor appropriate bed utilization.
Interfaces with admitted patients waiting for extended periods of time.
Assists NRO and Nursing Team in maximizing seasonal and premium pay plans.
Approves and signs traveler and agency pay sheets at end of shift worked.
Assures end of first shift evaluations are done for contract agency.
Collaborates with ED, ED physicians and Admin on call to determine need for bypass.
Utilizes appropriate resources for patient advocacy which may include collaboration with and intervention from:
Successfully completes required unit based and organizational annual competency, including cultural competency assessment.
Complies with all regulatory agency standards (i.e. The Joint Commission, OSHA): Assessment of environmental/life safety compliance, Review of other PI initiatives.
Demonstrates compliance with National Patient Safety Goals and use of approved abbreviations.
Strategize with Nursing Leadership to facilitate patient flow from all portals of entry.
Utilize and promote automated placement systems (BMD) to facilitate patient flow.
Completes assigned PI data collection.
Completes all mandatory educational requirements.
Maintains unit based mandatory certification (i.e. BCLS, ACLS).
Attends 75% of staff meetings and reviews all meeting minutes if meeting is not attended.
What will you need?
Demonstrated initiative and effectiveness in communication, interpersonal relations, creative management approaches, flexibility, planning, and organization.
Clinical assessment skills.
Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with one year in a supervisory capacity in Acute Care
Bachelor degree in Nursing or Health related field. (Preferred)
MS, Experience in Critical Care or Emergency Department (Preferred)
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Florida or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement.
ACLS, BLS, PALS (Preferred)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.