Nurse Manager- D8 Neuro PCU, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Full Time

Health First Melbourne, FL

About the Job


The Nurse Manager will be fully engaged in providing Quality / No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by demonstrating leadership as a member of the Nursing Management Staff. The nurse manager is delegated the authority and autonomy for assessing all planning and directing of unit functions to include evaluating patient care on a 24-hour basis on a specific unit.


Primary Accountabilities

  • Maintains current knowledge and skill in clinical practice and management.
  • Assumes 24-hour accountability for unit activities, including responsibility for 24-hour staffing plan.
  • Serves as role model for all unit staff by setting an example of high standards in conduct, attitude, performance and patient/family relations.
  • Responsible for compliance with unit quality assurance and patient safety goals, guidelines of accrediting and regulatory agencies, unit standards of care and practice, and organizational policies and procedures. 
  • Maintains an environment conducive to optimum safety for patients, visitors and staff.
  • Conducts and documents associate education, performance appraisals, and disciplinary action for individuals as indicated.
  • Responsible for positive patient satisfaction scores for the unit. 
  • Ensures compliance with budget expectations and corporate financial goals.


Education\: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing o BSN required - conditional and time limited waiver for BSN requirement may apply to internal associates who complete their BSN within 3 years of transition to new role (grand-father provision)

Licensure\: Current Florida RN license or endorsement

Certification\: o Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain o National certification in relevant specialty or in Nurse Administration preferred

Work Experience\: o Minimum of 2 years acute care clinical experience preferred o Previous nursing management experience preferred o Meets all qualifications required in RN job description

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities\: o Must have knowledge of TJC (The Joint Commission), Florida Nurse Practice Act and other applicable agency regulations o Must be able to speak/understand written and verbal instructions in the English language o Sound organizational skills to include time management and problem solving o Highly developed communication skills, verbal and non-verbal o Maintains professional competencies by attending continuing education programs and participates in professional organizations o Basic computer skills utilizing the windows environment o Must be able to speak and understand written and verbal instructions in the English language

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS\:  Must have visual acuity and hand-eye coordination to perform clinical tasks  Good physical condition and without assistance must be able to lift, push, or move equipment weighing up to 25 pounds.  Must be able to pass color blind testing to perform those POC tests requiring color changes  Must be able to stand, walk, bend, and stoop for 90% of assigned shift

MENTAL DEMANDS\:  Ability to display and promote elements of good service.  Must have ability to listen well and analyze needs from various ages and levels of education.  Must have ability to access, interpret data and educate members of the healthcare team, patients, and significant others of various ages.  Ability to concentrate on multi-priority activities during shift  Ability to respond appropriately to life threatening & stressful situations.

COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT/SKILLS CHECKLIST\: Must meet the charge RN/supervisor competency assessment/skills checklist requirements in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act within 3 months of employment and annually.