Dept. Number/Name: 0-6163-000 / Health Informatics Institute
College Division: USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine
Salary Plan: Administrative
Job Code/Title: 4321 / Registered Nurse Manager
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $65,000 - Negotiable
Position Number: 00033687
The Health Informatics Institute (HII) is comprised of approximately over 170 faculty and staff members consisting of biostatisticians and bioinformaticians; epidemiologists, nurse practitioners, diabetes educators and dieticians; software, data, and systems engineers; solution and data architects; laboratory and clinical research administrators; and administrative staff. Established in 2004 as the Pediatric Epidemiology Center, the annual budget of the institute currently exceeds $60 million, primarily in NIH funding. Research faculty areas of expertise include biostatistics applied to pre-clinical, clinical, observational, and population health research; biomedical and clinical informatics; and statistical genetics and genomics. Members are engaged in research focused on the prevention of diabetes and other autoimmune diseases, cancer prevention and control, genetic disorders, and an expanding list of rare diseases. USF Health Diabetes and Endocrinology is a collaborative clinical program within the HII that includes adult and pediatric endocrinologists, nurse practitioners specializing in diabetes management, and diabetes educators including pump specialists and dieticians. We also offer clinical psychology, social work and a world-renowned research program in order to address the needs of the whole patient and to offer the opportunity to participate in research to every patient seen in clinic. The clinical footprint of the Institute is comprised of the USF Diabetes Center, USF Adult Endocrinology at South Tampa Campus, USF Healthy Living Center, CMS Clinic and Shriners Hospital.
The Registered Nurse Manager is responsible for supervising nursing personnel (i.e. medical assistants and LPNs) and coordinating the daily nursing operations of the USF Diabetes Center. Collaborates with other medical/nursing administrators to develop and implement protocols, policies and procedures.
Provides supervision, consultation, counseling, and guidance to nursing staff. Interprets and reviews policies and procedures for nursing and ancillary staff. Delegates appropriate tasks to lead personnel in achieving unit goals.
Assigns personnel in areas of responsibility in accordance with established matrix and budgetary considerations.
Participates in development of patient care goals and objectives to ensure appropriate access; establishes/maintains staff performance standards. Provides quality patient care, performs physical assessments; determines nursing diagnosis based upon data collected, assists physician with special exams/procedures as time allows. Coordinates and triages patient communication including urgent patient issues, prior authorizations, orders, and prescription requests. Prioritizes tasks and assigns staff to meet clinical needs. Works with education and clinical research teams to jointly pursue the missions of the department. Directly communicates with UMSA clinical management/call center to advocate on behalf of the department.
Work in concert with department fiscal administration to assess the clinical program's current and future needs, i.e. infrastructure, staff, and supplies, dependent upon patient volumes and prioritized areas of growth that may include neuroendocrine, gestational diabetes, adolescent transition, and transgender clinics. Investigates and resolves patient and staff complaints. Provides training and support to nursing staff for clinical systems (i.e. scheduling, call center, electronic charts, and lab computerized systems). Interviews prospective and new employees; ensures proper orientation and training for each employee. Establishes competency measures for each position. Participates on various committees, such as Emergency or Infection Control Committees to develop and implement procedures, and ensure readiness and training among physicians and nursing staff. Continues personal growth by attending professional conferences, seminars, workshops, and professional memberships. Provides in-services and continuing education opportunities for staff and encourages professional and technical development
Administration- (continued) Compiles data and develops written summaries, goals and objectives for clinic area, which are submitted to supervisor. Conducts retrospective audit of nursing protocols and procedures and develops summary for review by nursing staff. Manages leave and time policies; reviews and approves leave requests for staff; evaluates staff performance; recommends further action if performance is substandard.
This position requires licensure as a registered nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Chapter 64 B9, Florida Administrative Code, with six year of directly related professional nursing experience. A bachelor's degree in Nursing or directly related field/discipline may substitute for up to two years of the required experience. A Master's degree in Nursing or directly related field/discipline may substitute for up to an additional two years of the required experience.
Certified Diabetes Educator is desirable.
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