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Position: Nurse Manager (No Weekends!)
Location: Manatee County
Date of Vacancy: 12/15/17
Closing Date: vacant until filled
Job Summary:
This position is accountable for leading, managing and directing Charge Nurses and Nursing Staff of assigned Manatee County Rural Health Services Centers. This individual functions as a resource to the Charge Nurses regarding Departmental and Organizational Policies and Procedures. This individual assures that services are administered utilizing professional standards with a strong focus on quality, timely care and exceptional customer service. This individual will be responsible with assisting the Charge Nurses with day to day administrative operations as necessary including staffing issues, interviewing, training, etc. * Responsible for provide leading, managing, coaching and guiding all associates assigned to the department and maintaining positive, effective communication with providers, supervisors, peers, and subordinates. * Collaborates with health care providers in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the needs of the patients and the organization. Develops solid, strategic business plans and department SMART goals. * Assist with administrative tasks as necessary, i.e. evaluations, discipline, and staffing. * Meets regularly with subordinate staff to identify and resolve issues and promote good communication and dissemination of information. * Maintains an open line of communication with the Director of Nursing Operations, informing of the status of centers and staff. Utilizes the Director of Nursing as a resource. * Responsible for ensuring proper training is conducted, including: Orientation, skills/competency training, new equipment training, continuing education, standard operating procedures, policies and documentation within the electronic health record. * Rounds frequently to observe, review and analyze nursing operations and workflow activities to ensure best practices are in place and being utilized. * Assists with an annual review of departmental policies, job descriptions, staff plan, and departmental budget. * Participates in interdepartmental operations meetings as assigned. * Functions as a resource to staff regarding departmental and agency policies. * Participates in Quality Improvement activities. * Assists with administrative tasks as necessary. * Participates in community functions as appropriate and promotes the concept of Patient's First is essential. * Ensures continued Department Operations in the absence of the Director of Nursing Operations. * Supports the goals and mission of MCRHS, Inc. * Adheres to the safety policies and procedures of MCRHS, Inc. * Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.
Requirements:
  • Licensed LPN or RN in good standing with the Florida Board of Nursing 
  •  Minimum of 3+ years of experience in professional nursing experience 
  •  Minimum of 1+ years of experience in Charge Nurse with MCR Health Services preferred
  •  Strong, in-depth knowledge of leadership principles and practices, including: Nursing operations, patient flow, human resources management, asset management, inform, regulatory compliance, customer service, and evidence-based patient care. 
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Current CPR certification 
  • Florida State driver's license
**MCR Health Services is a drug free workplace. All job applicants selected for employment are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test.

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