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Nurse Manager – Spine Center – Neuroscience Administration – Orlando — 280925

Locations(s): AdventHealth – Orlando Schedule : Full-time Shift: Day

(Bonus details available in Complete Job Description for eligible jobs.)

Nurse Manager – Spine Center – Neuroscience Administration – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire Nurse Manager who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:


*$10,000 Sign-on Bonus available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

Job Summary:

The overall goal of The Spine Center Nurse Manager is to improve organizational clinical/operational outcomes for spine-related conditions and procedures. Coordinates, delegates, provides and evaluates care of patients, including planning and delivering patient-focused care in partnership with interdisciplinary teams, the patient and family. Helps individuals with spinal conditions navigate the medical system and receive timely and appropriate evaluation, treatment and education services. Facilitates a patient and physician- friendly experience within the AdventHealth Spine Care Program. Assists in planning and conducting community outreach activities, including screenings. Helps assist patients in accessing appropriate resources. Strives continually for innovative and creative strategies to affect and improve patient quality of life. Gathers, records and evaluates program data to use this data in establishing and evaluating program goals. Facilitates, with physician, administrative, and nursing leader(s), an interdisciplinary team to support clinical/operational goals, establish growth/volume/market goals, implement evidence-based protocol, and monitor adherence to established patient pathways, etc. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Skilled in providing age-appropriate spine care education and patient care
  • Team-centered leadership and facilitation skills; ability to interact appropriately with teams to facilitate performance improvement
  • Ability to interact with patients/families and Spine Care Program team in regard to care management interventions and illness adjustment issues; ability to interact patiently with patients with chronic pain and/or illness
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication and customer relation skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix-management environment to achieve organizational goals
  • Data analysis (Preferred)
  • Program development (Preferred)
  • Case management (Preferred)
  • Graduate of a school of nursing with BSN OR
  • Graduate of a school of Physical Therapy OR Occupational Therapy
  • Minimum of three years of experience in spine care
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing (Preferred)
  • Master’s or higher in Physical or Occupational Therapy (Preferred)
  • Experience as a spine center manager (Preferred)
  • Past teaching experience in formal/informal settings with knowledge of adult learning principles (Preferred)
  • Clinical experience in the Neurosciences field (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse OR
  • Current valid State of Florida board registration/license in Physical Therapy OR
  • Current valid State of Florida board registration/license in Occupational Therapy
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork.
  • Operations Performance Improvement
  • Provides leadership to and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to affect change across the system and implement interdepartmental initiatives to improve clinical care processes and ensure best outcomes.
  • Facilitates communication among departments and role models critical thinking by applying active and proactive problem solving to complex clinical and operational issues (i.e. deviation from protocol/processes, spine patient issues, staff and patient educational needs, customer service issues, etc.)
  • Staffing/Labor/Supervisory Responsibility
  • Monitors performance of staff and takes corrective action for improvement as appropriate. Mentors and coaches employees on a continual basis in order to ensure competency. Selects applicants for interviews; hires and ensures appropriate orientation. Evaluates supervised employees, and recommends promotion of supervised employees.
  • Education Plan Development and Implementation
  • Initiates individualized plan of care, identifies needs and develops/modifies plan of care, as needed, in coordination with appropriate spine care team members. Evaluates patients’ developmental level, identifies physical/emotional needs that may affect treatment, and evaluates support system needs to enhance patient care and outcomes. Completes follow-up assessments and evaluations. Investigates questionable situations. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and medications and facilitates care plan modifications, as needed. Initiates age-appropriate care, as required.
  • Interdisciplinary Team Leadership
  • Develops a process for documenting and distributing regular feedback to involved parties about patients who have received Spine Care from within the Spine Center at FH.
  • Participates in patient rounds, observes spine patients, and involves nurse manager, physician, physical therapy, or others, as required, to address needs of the patient. Evaluates, monitors and assists with discharge planning, recommending alternative levels of care.
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Facilitates an evidence-based practice/performance improvement, interdisciplinary spine care team. Remains current in spine evidence-based practice and new and emerging trends in spine care; shares with the Spine Care Team. Conducts annual spine care clinical training.
  • Data Management
  • Gathers, analyzes, and presents Spine Care Program data to Spine Care Program administrative team or other Neuroscience leadership and/or teams to monitor program clinical, operational, quality, and market goals; performs concurrent and retrospective reviews to ensure quality of care.
  • Presents Spine Program reports and action plans at committee meetings.
  • Customer Service
  • Serves as a patient advocate to promote patient access to services, tools, and medications needed to ensure successful spine care management.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Program Manager opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

*Bonus Details:

  • Applicable experience required.
  • Must live 50 or more miles from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL to qualify.
  • Full Time employment contract required.
  • Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.

Job Keywords:

Nurse Manager, Spine Center , Neuroscience Administration, Orlando

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