Nursing Director of Surgical Services-BPEI-Palm Beach Gardens at Careerbuilder in Miami, Florida

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens has an exciting opportunity for a Nursing Director for Surgical Services. The Nursing Director:

  • Reports directly to the Executive Director and indirectly to Medical Directors.

  • Supervises professional and non-professional staff; operating room, endo and preop/PACU nurses, technicians, and clinic nursing staff.

  • Maintains effective working relationships with administrator, medical director, anesthesia personnel, employees, physicians, patients and their families.

  • Maintains effective working relationships with the entire University of Miami health-care team.

  • Directs and supervises all nursing care given to patients within the Ambulatory Surgery Center and clinic according to established policies and procedures and AORN standards.

  • Participates in preparation of annual budget.

  • Evaluate and hire new employees. Terminates employees in accordance with University of Miami policies.

  • Provides for a safe environment for patients and staff in accordance with recommended infection control practices, OSHA regulations and other relevant standards.

  • Continuously monitors "down-time" in surgery and clinic. Strives to decrease non-productive time and costs.

  • Directs daily assignments of personnel ensuring adequate coverage and effective utilization of staff as the schedule requires.

  • Acts as the on-site Risk Manager.

** This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all - inclusiv e and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.**

Minimum Qualifications:

* Graduate of accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor's degree in nursing.
* Current licensure in the state.
* Five years management experience strongly preferred
* ASC experience required, ophthalmology experience strongly preferred.

* AAAHC experience preferred

* Certified in CPR, HIV, Domestic Violence, Medication Error Prevention Certification preferable.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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