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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Speech Language Pathologists - Naples, Florida

NCH Healthcare System in Naples, Florida, has full and part time opportunities throughout the system for Speech Language Pathologists who want to work with a multi-disciplinary team. Florida licensure (or eligibility) is required for all positions.

Full-time

NCH North Naples Campus/Inpatient Rehab adult population – new grads are welcome to apply

NCH North Naples Campus/Outpatient Rehab Pediatric population – new grads will be considered, preferred 1 year experience.

Nestled on the sun drenched beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, Naples is known for its world class shopping, first class dining options, art galleries, numerous championship golf courses, and of course, spectacular sunsets.  Boasting beautiful white sand beaches and calm seas, lovely green spaces and recreational facilities, Naples offers something for everyone! 

Learn more about these opportunities and apply online at www.nchmd.org.

NCH Healthcare System is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Internal Number: 10209

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Director of Surgical Services - Pensacola, Florida

Job Description

Director of Surgical Services (Job Number: 00060-4642)

Description:

West Florida Hospital seeks a talented Director of Surgical Services to join our elite surgical services team!

West Florida Hospital's $32 million surgical wing features 12 new operating suites, new and expanded pre-operative and Recovery Room areas, and state-of-the-art equipment. Additionally West Florida Hospital offers some of the area's most advanced surgical technology, including the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System and a fully Digital Operating Room.

The Director of Perioperative Services assumes the responsibility and accountability for surgical services operations. Ensures the integrity of surgical operations by assuming responsibility for following standards of care as well as enforcing hospital policy, procedures and protocols with the department. Will assume fiscal responsibility for all surgical services departments and supervise staffing and productivity of the surgical service departments.

Qualifications:

Education

Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing required, Masters degree preferred

Licensure/Certification

State of Florida RN license required

Experience

2- 5 years of perioperative management experience is required, Director experience highly preferred

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Surgical Tech - Stuart, Florida

Discover clinical excellence on Florida’s Treasure Coast at Martin Health System, a six-time Top 100 Thompson Reuter recognized not-for-profit community focused system.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Surgical Tech providing technical services and assisting our team members in the care of the patient experiencing surgical intervention.

To be considered, we require:

  •  Post high school vocational/specialized training from an accredited surgical technology program OR previous two years of experience as a surgical technician OR have current licensure as a licensed practical nurse with previous surgical tech experience;
  • Current acceptable CPR certification – American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider OR American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • CST certification preferred

We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package and an incomparable environment – both inside and out. The Treasure Coast offers a great lifestyle for singles and families alike, with excellent schools, affordable homes, unlimited recreation and Stuart’s charming downtown center.

Apply online at www.martinhealth.org/jobs.

Martin Health System is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Internal Number: 10246

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: General Psychiatry - Tampa, Florida

USF Health's mission is to envision and implement me future of health. It is the partnership of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, the College of
Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, and the
USF Physician's Group. USF is a global research university ranked 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities.

University of South Flonda College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences is seeking candidates to fill a General Psychiatry postlton at the Assistant
Professor level. This position is on the Clinician Educator pathway. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to resident/medical student teaching, patient care
and research.

Candidates must have a MD degree, completed a residency in Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry in an ACGME approved program. Must be eligible for an unrestricted Florida medical license. Board certified or eligible. Salary is negotiable.  Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will remain open until filled.

For additional information please go to http://www.usf.edu/about-usf/how-to-use-careers-at-usf.aspx

Please search for the Assistant Professor position in Psychiatry.
Send CV and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Kailie Shaw. M.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences
3515 E Fletcher Ave.
Tampa Florida 33601

EOE

PI87173765 

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Talent Acquisition Manager - Miami, Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is the region's largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 15,000 employees working across six hospital campuses and more than a score of outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe and Broward counties. We are currently seeking a Talent Acquisition Manager to join Baptist Hospital, the largest Baptist Health facility with 728-beds and one of America's most preferred medical centers.


The ideal candidate will possess the ability to and demonstrate proof of driving results with accountability to key performance indicators and metrics. A Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Business, HR Management or related field; a minimum 5 years of healthcare experience; and at least 3 years leading a recruiting team with over 10 FTEs and with multiple site experience is required. Hospital recruiting experience, specifically Nurse recruiting experience as is a demonstrated ability to work with all levels of leadership required. At least 3 years of experience with direct sourcing including cold calling, social media and Boolean search logic; strong communication/organizational and project management skills; and the ability to obtain results in an automated applicant tracking system required. Experience with acquisitions a plus. 

Apply online today to Job Number 90900 baptisthealthjobs.net

This position is not open to any third party recruiters, consultants and/or staffing vendors at this time.

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

 

In this position, you will:

  • Manage professionals in our Talent Acquisition team to include Recruiters and Administrative staff
  • Provide expertise to Talent Acquisition staff and HR business partners in the areas of recruitment
  • Establish and maintain relationships with OED, HR Site, Compensation, Pre-Employment and other business partners in support of the overall mission and strategic goals of the organization
  • Serve as an HR Recruiting consultant to hiring leaders to support the overall mission of filling positions with quality candidates with a focus on excellent customer service and efficiency
  • In addition, the Manager is responsible for employee performance, performance management, and yearly performance annual evaluations; as well as conducting staff meetings (and one-on-one meetings) to educate and implement goals.

About Baptist Hospital
Since 1960, Baptist Hospital of Miami has been one of the most respected medical centers in South Florida. The first things you will notice are the beautiful Italian Renaissance architecture, the lake and the lush, tasteful landscaping. And when you step inside, you'll quickly become aware of the fact that you are among friends. You'll feel the buzz around you that tells you are in a fast-paced atmosphere where your coworkers are intensely involved in providing excellent care. You'll sense their pride almost immediately. In 1996, Baptist Hospital was one of only four Florida organizations to receive the prestigious Governor's Sterling Award for total quality management. In 1998, Baptist was recognized as a Magnet hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, an affiliate of the American Nursing Association. At the time, Baptist was the first hospital in the state to receive the distinguished designation. Baptist Hospital is designated a Magnet Hospital through the year 2015. The campus houses Baptist Children's Hospital and Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute.

It's a bustling, energetic place to be, and we're a vital part of a growing community. There's rarely a dull moment here, and at the end of the day, you'll feel a true sense of accomplishment. It's a place where over-achievers can really thrive. There's a sense of pride that comes with working at Baptist Health South Florida. We have a reputation for quality outcomes and patient-centered care, and a true commitment to both our employees and the communities we serve.

* Baptist Health is one of FORTUNE Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For® - our 15th time appearing on the list (#19 in the nation and #1 in Florida, 2014). * 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers and Working Mother Hall of Fame - Working Mother magazine. * Baptist Health earned 30 'Best National/Best Regional Hospital' badges from U.S. News & World Report

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Internal Number: 37017148

Rural Health Job Opportunity: Physiatrist (PM&R) - Ocala, Florida

HEALTHSOUTH OCALA

The brand new state of the art Healthsouth Ocala rehabilitation hospital will include 40 all-private rooms, a spacious, on-site therapy gym and cutting-edge rehabilitation technologies. With 81,000 residents over the age of 65, Marion County is the largest county in Florida that currently doesn't have access to inpatient rehabilitation-a number that is expected to grow at a rate of 18 percent, faster than any other county in Florida. There is limited access to inpatient rehabilitative services in the area. This new hospital will ensure that residents have appropriate and reasonable access to the latest rehabilitative treatment and technology in a hospital setting. HealthSouth currently operates nine inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and one long-term acute care hospital in Florida.

PM&R Physician will establish a private practice to include a caseload of medically complex inpatient rehabilitation patients and an outpatient rehabilitation practice if he or she chooses. The Physiatrist will set up a relationship with an independent billing company and retain 100% of his/her own billing and collections. Healthsouth hospitals are extremely busy with high patient volumes - HealthSouth has its own well-trained outreach teams that identify appropriate inpatient rehabilitation candidates from surrounding areas.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MD or DO with state medical license or willingness to obtain state license
  • Board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Patient-centered commitment to excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Hospital-based physiatry experience preferred but not required
  • Interest in being a part of a thriving community

WHY SET UP A PRACTICE AT A HEALTHSOUTH HOSPITAL?

  • High Income potential
  • High patient volumes
  • State of the art equipment
  • Freedom to run your own practice
  • Professional fulfillment through gratifying patient mix
  • Team atmosphere with full-time employed therapists and nurses
  • Physician-friendly hospital executives and collegial environment
  • Corporate support to facilitate available resources for regulatory compliance
  • Opportunities for hospital-based rental of office space and clinical space
  • Contractual opportunities for medical directors and program directors
  • Family-friendly locations around the country
  • Reasonable call schedule shared with other physicians
  • Income support available in certain locations

HEALTHSOUTH IS REHABILITATION EXCELLENCE, COAST TO COAST

As one of the nation's largest healthcare providers specializing in rehabilitation, HealthSouth's priority is to deliver high quality patient care. Our team of experts has extensive experience in today's most advanced therapeutic methods and technologies.

HealthSouth is convenient to nearly everyone, with specialized rehabilitation hospitals in 27 states and Puerto Rico. With thousands of employees innovating specialized care across the country, we provide the best technologies and treatment through our network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics and home health agencies. All that experience comes together for real-world, outcomes-based rehabilitation success, coast to coast. EOE.

Internal Number: Ocala

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: PM&R Physician - Miami, Florida

PM&R Staff Physician
Location: Miami, FL

Description

HEALTHSOUTH MIAMI HOSPITAL

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami is a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.

Our hospital provides a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly-skilled physicians and therapists, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care. Designed with our patient's care in mind, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami offers 45 semi-private and 15 private rooms with amenities like televisions, telephones and wireless internet capabilities.

In addition to caring for general rehabilitation diagnoses such as orthopedic and neurological conditions, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami has specialized inpatient programs for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputations.

HEALTHSOUTH PM&R PHYSICIAN DESCRIPTION

PM&R Physician will establish a private practice to include a caseload of medically complex inpatient rehabilitation patients and an outpatient rehabilitation practice if he or she chooses. The Physiatrist will set up a relationship with an independent billing company and retain 100% of his/her own billing and collections. Healthsouth hospitals are extremely busy with high patient volumes - HealthSouth has its own well-trained outreach teams that identify appropriate inpatient rehabilitation candidates from surrounding areas.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MD or DO with state medical license or willingness to obtain state license
  • Board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Patient-centered commitment to excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Hospital-based physiatry experience preferred but not required
  • Interest in being a part of a thriving community

WHY SET UP A PRACTICE AT A HEALTHSOUTH HOSPITAL?

  • High Income potential
  • High patient volumes
  • State of the art equipment
  • Freedom to run your own practice
  • Professional fulfillment through gratifying patient mix
  • Team atmosphere with full-time employed therapists and nurses
  • Physician-friendly hospital executives and collegial environment
  • Corporate support to facilitate available resources for regulatory compliance
  • Opportunities for hospital-based rental of office space and clinical space
  • Contractual opportunities for medical directors and program directors
  • Family-friendly locations around the country
  • Reasonable call schedule shared with other physicians
  • Income support available in certain locations

HEALTHSOUTH IS REHABILITATION EXCELLENCE, COAST TO COAST

As one of the nation's largest healthcare providers specializing in rehabilitation, HealthSouth's priority is to deliver high quality patient care. Our team of experts has extensive experience in today's most advanced therapeutic methods and technologies.

HealthSouth is convenient to nearly everyone, with specialized rehabilitation hospitals in 27 states and Puerto Rico. With thousands of employees innovating specialized care across the country, we provide the best technologies and treatment through our network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics and home health agencies. All that experience comes together for real-world, outcomes-based rehabilitation success, coast to coast. EOE.

Job Code:012345

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MD or DO with state medical license or willingness to obtain state license
  • Board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Patient-centered commitment to excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Hospital-based physiatry experience preferred but not required
  • Interest in being a part of a thriving community

Internal Number: 1218098

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Social Services Counselor - Macclenny, Florida

This Social Services Counselor is responsible for the Social Work serving Shady Oaks Village at Northeast Florida State Hospital, a treatment facility for persons with mental health issues. Shady Oaks is a certified unit under the auspices of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). This individual provides delivery of therapeutic activities and clinical documentation; observes and provides feedback to the Recovery Teams, provide therapeutic interventions and implement on-going actions necessary for discharge of Shady Oaks Persons served that are placed on discharge status. Preference will be given to applicants who have knowledge of CMS regulation.

How to apply: Register at People First at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com and search for Social Services Counselor under Baker County (requisition no. 60037503) or contact Wanda Prevatt at 904-259-6211 ext. 1474/wanda.prevatt@myflfamilies.com.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any others documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For information on the supporting documentation required, click here. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

Requirements:

This position requires a Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university and three years of professional experience in developmental disabilities, special education, mental health, counseling, guidance, social work, health or rehabilitative services. You will be required to work a rotation every 4th Saturday and, as required by all direct care staff, may be called upon to assist persons in treatment with community outings focused on resolving discharge barriers, selecting community discharge sites or travel to an actual discharge destination. A valid driver’s license is therefore required for this position.

NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: Great State of Florida benefits available to employees!

Internal Number: 60037503

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Pediatric Clinical Manager - Tampa, Florida

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, is seeking a full-time Pediatric Clinical Manager to oversee all clinical sites within the department.

This position is primarily based out of our main departmental site on Davis Island in Tampa, FL. Some travel between the clinical sites is required. The Clinical Manager is responsible for:

  • Directing, planning and coordinating the daily activities of the nursing and clinical support staff ensuring proper coverage in all areas and to ensure delivery of quality, safe and compassionate patient care and compliance with standards or regulatory agencies.
  • Obtains and analyzes department work load data to assist in planning and scheduling daily nursing and clinical support staff to meet the needs of each location.
  • Ensures adequate level of staffing by interviewing, recommending hiring of, orienting, training nursing staff and follow procedures for disciplinary actions, addressing problems and complaints.
  • Evaluates the performance of staff in conjunction with physician and department personnel.
  • Ensures locations are compliant with OSHA and all agencies regulations.

Requirements: 

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program.
  • Florida License as Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
  • BLS / AED, PALS, ACLS certification required.
  • A minimum of 7 years adult/pediatric nursing experience and 3 years management experience is required.
  • Knowledge of current and established nursing concepts, principles and practices throughout all areas of Pediatric patient care.
  • Cultural competency.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; good analytical, logical, and reasoning skills; excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize and redirect workload quickly.
  • Strong computer aptitude and knowledge demonstrated.
  • Bi-lingual preferred.
  • Excellent communication, conflict resolution, and problem solving skills.

Nurse Practitioner candidates may be considered, and are welcome to apply.

The University of South Florida Department of Pediatrics has over 500 faculty, staff, and residents dedicated to caring for and improving the health of children. Our mission is to be stewards of our community's most vulnerable and important resource - our children. We accomplish this by: - Providing primary and specialty care for infants, children and adolescents - Developing treatments and cures for pediatric diseases through research - Advancing children’s issues through advocacy and community engagement - Training future pediatricians and healthcare providers.

NOTES:

Additional Salary Information: Negotiable

Internal Number: 20141040

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Director of Quality / Risk Management / Infection Control - Kissimmee, Florida

Job Description
Director Quality/Risk/IC(Job Number: 26450-6884)
Work Location: Kissimmee, Florida - Poinciana Medical Center
Schedule: Full-time

Description
Poinciana Medical Center - Opened July 2013.  Poinciana Medical Center is a two-story, 100,000 square foot building with 24 private medical-surgical beds and a six-bed ICU. In support of both inpatient and outpatient care, the facility will provide a full range of acute care services including emergency services, diagnostic imaging, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, laboratory, pharmacy, and a full range of support services.  

The Director of Quality/ Risk Management/ Infection Control is responsible for the following:

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the organizational wide direction and facilitation of performance assessment, reassessment, development and implementation of the Quality/Performance Improvement program in accordance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Utilizes, integrates, and interprets data to assist organization in its improvement efforts, and promote optimal patient outcomes. Works collaboratively with Senior Management to develop strategic quality initiatives.
  • Leads organizational performance efforts for Joint Commission, core quality measures, COP and regulatory and all other accrediting and regulatory agencies. Ensures compliance with JCAHO, and all legal, regulatory and accrediting agency requirements are met.
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for organizational wide occurrence reporting system; analyzes and reports trends and identifies appropriate interventions to reduce risk and liability to the organization.
  • Develops and implements educational programs for employees, medical staff and board members on analysis of risk assessment, historical and concurrent occurrence and claims data and national trends.
  • Facilitates and directs organizational wide risk management program to ensure compliance with statutory mandates, regulatory requirements and accreditation standards of professional organizations, i.e., JCAHO, OSHA, etc.
  • Participates in and provides leadership for organizational disaster preparedness and patient safety initiatives.
  • Applies the principles of continuous quality improvement in delivery of services, through measuring, monitoring and assessing risk management processes and systems.
  • Acts as an active member of peer review committees; analyzes cases and outcome data and collaborates with physicians to promote and improve practice and optimal patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system and reports trends in occurrences to staff quarterly.  This information is used to improve patient safety.  Addresses patient safety in the Performance Improvement Plan.

For more information, please contact Case/Quality/Risk Management Recruiter Cynthia Dodd at 850-238-9360 or Cynthia.Dodd@hcahealthcare.com.

EOE. Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BSN)
  • Post Graduate Degree or Healthcare related field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of hospital Quality leadership experience
  • Knowledge of State, Federal, and Joint commission regulations
  • Current Florida licensure as RN
  • CIC preferred
  • LHRM required  
  • CPHQ (Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality) OR CHCQM (Diplomate in American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians) Individuals without CPHQ or ABQUARP will be granted a 12 month grace period to obtain.

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: RN Geriatric Patient Care Coordinator - Emergency Department - Winter Park - Evenings

Work Hours/Shifts:
Full Time / Monday - Friday 2pm - 10pm

Job Summary:
Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.  The Geriatric Care Coordinator evaluates patients and makes recommendations to the healthcare team to determine the patients’ need for care.  Performs Utilization Management functions to ensure medical necessity is established and the appropriate setting required to provide the care.  Offers recommendations to the physicians in establishing admission criteria, appropriate LOC, and/or discharge needs of the patient. Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates options and services needed to meet an individual’s health needs throughout the continuum in various settings through communication and available resources to promote quality cost-effective outcomes. Provides emergent clinical interventions, crisis management, and discharge planning through assessment and counseling.  Expedites linking patients with systems in the community to provide them with resources, services and opportunities to achieve and maintain maximum functioning.  Is an integral part of the Revenue Management team.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Education & Experience Required:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations with clear communication and the ability to convey information in electronic, written and verbal forms.
  • Interpersonal skills that promote teamwork.
  • Critical thinking/problem solving skills including clinical review, medical necessity criteria, and discharge options available in the community.
  • Mastery of the electronic medical record and how to extrapolate data from it
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize internal and external resources. 
  • Flexibility in prioritization. The ability to multi-task and work in a stressful, fast-paced environment with very tight timelines, and the ability to adapt to change quickly.
  • Effective organizational skills, self-motivation and ability to work independently.
  • Understanding of and ability to navigate U.S. and international healthcare payer systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret diagnostic tests to expedite care including appropriate treatment options available.
  • Computer skills to include Outlook, Wireless Office, Microsoft applications, and hospital clinical information systems.
  • Graduate of School of Nursing ( RN).
  • Minimum three (3) years experience as an RN in an acute care/ED clinical setting.
  • BSN (preferred)
  • Acute care experience with focus in Critical Care area or Emergency Department. (preferred)
  • Discharge planning experience. (preferred)
  • Experience in Hospital Case Management (CM), Utilization Management (UM), Discharge Planning, and Home Health. (preferred)
  • Experience in Critical Care/ED. (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current Florida State Board of Nursing RN License
  • Specialty certification in Utilization Management, Case Management, Managed Care or other applicable professional certification, i.e. CCM/ACM. (preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates through behavior, Florida Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.
  • Assesses applicable patient’s clinical record and applies appropriate medical necessity criteria to determine inpatient or observation status as appropriate level of care needed for the patient. Identifies inappropriate utilization/admissions and addresses other options with the physician and arrange alternate options for the patient.
  • Takes an active role in facilitating patient flow by assessing complex patient needs as appropriate for clinical risk or complexity, psychosocial status, functional status and socio-environment and accurately contributes to the plan of care.  Assures coordination of resources to meet patient needs and facilitates movement across the continuum of care in a cost effective manner.
  • Advocates for the patient and family to ensure that prescribed interventions are suitable based on treatment criteria, acceptable evidence based care, patient’s choice and economic circumstances. Ensures arrangements for care needed are complete and patient/family is aware of services being arranged.  Assists patient with follow-up physician concerns and offers community financial resources when applicable. Facilitates follow up appointments with physician offices when necessary and involving the patient and family in plan.   Follows up with identified patients post discharge to ensure services are in place.
  • Facilitates productive communication among the patient, caregiver and physician by keeping the patient and family informed of care options and choices available.  Encourage the patient/family to communicate his/her wishes to the members of the healthcare team to ensure success of established plan.
  • Performs discharge planning functions as evidenced by assessing the patient’s home environment when determining feasibility of discharge arrangements; including assessment of patient’s prior level of function in comparison to current functional status and available support systems.  Offers crisis intervention, emotional support while recognizing problems, objectively evaluating facts, and reaching sound decisions regarding plan of care needs.  Consults Medical Advisor as needed and documents discussions and final outcome determinations.
  • Responds to patient status indicator flags to assess patients current needs and notify healthcare team members of current care patient is receiving.  When indicated, educates patient and family on services available in the community to promote care needed in the primary setting and establishing avenue for continuity of care and for non-emergent care needs.
  • Effective utilizes knowledge of resources available in the community in supporting the patient during episodes of care and in discharge preparation including proactive screening of patients exhibiting high risk indicators. Communicates with physicians to ensure appropriate and timely disposition needs.  Documents plans discussed with the patient, family, physicians, etc. and in the appropriate FH software to ensure communication is available to all team members.  
  • Promotes execution of Advance Directives for all geriatric patients.
  • Oversees volunteers as requested.

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 Geriatric Care Coordinator opportunity with Florida Hospital, Winter Park Memorial, and apply online today.

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Ambulatory Surgical Center & Catheterization Laboratory Administrator - Gainesville, Florida

The Cardiovascular Institute of Gainesville Florida is looking for an entrepreneurial administrator to lead in the development of a hybrid catheterization laboratory and ambulatory surgical center. The Cardiovascular Institute of Gainesville Florida is a leading center of cardiovascular excellence in the North Central Florida market and is looking to expand its catheterization laboratory’s current cardiac and vascular services line to include implantable devices, coronary interventions and limited vascular surgery services. All serious candidates who qualify, please send resumes to mfranco@tcavi.com.

Our preferred candidate has a clinical background as well as a proven track record of key administrative responsibilities within a surgical procedure environment. This candidate will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will possess extensive knowledge in areas of business planning and execution, contract negotiation, surgical center best practices, infection control, policy development, quality improvement, team management and strategic planning.

This leader must be a high-capacity professional who is both detail-oriented and exceptional at building relationships. The ability to recognize, embrace and preserve a unique and successful culture of true consensus building teamwork is crucial.

Contact 352-264-2500 ext 1672

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Hospitalists - Lakeland, Florida

As Lakeland Regional Health System continues to grow, we are looking for Hospitalists to provide direct quality clinical care to patients, and work within multi-disciplinary teams to facilitate positive treatment outcomes.

As a Hospitalist, you’ll serve as clinical supervisor for other clinicians and provide high quality consultation-liaison services. Working with colleagues and developing meaningful professional relationships will contribute to your success.

Benefit from autonomy, flexibility and the support of a great team. Serving as a role model, you will take an active role in staff development and identifying and working towards common goals and objectives. Strong interpersonal skills will allow you to guide and inspire your team members.

Support for your practice comes from all areas of our health system – from exceptionally strong and knowledgeable RNs to pharmacists who take their role in patient care seriously. Plus, access to a great team of colleagues that welcomes collaboration that contributes to positive treatment outcomes.

State-of-the-art technology streamlines paperwork and provides checks and balances that enable you to deliver the highest quality of care possible.

Requirements

  • Medical Degree (M.D. or D.O) and accredited Residence training program in Internal Medicine.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible with completion of certification within 2 years.
  • Current Florida License to practice Medicine

As the recipient of the 2014 Gallup Great Workplace Award, Lakeland Regional Health System has invested in a culture of caring that is special and unique, unlike any other. Employees and organizational leaders use a framework of promises to treasure, nurture and inspire to guide interpersonal relationships and care for self, patients and families, each other, and the community as a whole. This culture has elevated not only the engagement of employees, but also the performance of each team member resulting in improved operational, workgroup and individual outcomes. 

Learn more about this exciting opportunity and apply online at www.lrmcjobs.com. 

Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer Drug/Smoke Free Workplace

Internal Number: LRMC-Hospitalists

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Manager, Clinical Effectiveness - Hollywood, Florida

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, a 204 bed facility, opened in 1992 and is located in Hollywood, Florida. Compassionate, patient- and family-centered care has helped to make Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital a world-class pediatric hospital that often ranks in the nation's top 1-2% in patient satisfaction (Press Ganey). Thanks to exemplary medical expertise, advanced technology and exclusive pediatric programs, it has earned the distinction of being the leading children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties. JDCH is the only Pediatric Trauma Center in South Broward County and is dedicated to the physical and emotional care of children. We're continuing to pioneer revolutionary programs that define the standard in pediatric care.

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
Employment at Memorial Healthcare System is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.

 

Job Summary
The Manager of Clinical Effectiveness is an R.N. who is responsible for supervising the employees in the Clinical Effectiveness department, incorporating Quality, Case Management, Utilization Review and Social Work.  The Manager oversees the daily operations of the Clinical Effectiveness department and can relieve the director in her (his) absence. Responsibilities include gathering, analyzing and reporting quality data; acting as a resource on quality, risk and safety issues for the medical staff and all hospital departments; coordinating all aspects of the clinical pathways/order sets; and coordinating all “special projects” for quality and case management.

Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years management and supervisory experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred.  Must be a Registered Nurse (State of Florida) and have 3-5 years of nursing experience.  One to two years experience in Quality Management and/or Case Management preferred, BSN required.

Internal Number: 36620719

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Dir Quality/Risk/IC - Kissimmee, Florida

Description

Poinciana Medical Center - Opened July 2013.  Poinciana Medical Center is a two-story, 100,000 square foot building with 24 private medical-surgical beds and a six-bed ICU. In support of both inpatient and outpatient care, the facility will provide a full range of acute care services including emergency services, diagnostic imaging, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, laboratory, pharmacy, and a full range of support services.  

 

The Director of Quality/ Risk Management/ Infection Control is responsible for the following:

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the organizational wide direction and facilitation of performance assessment, reassessment, development and implementation of the Quality/Performance Improvement program in accordance with all regulatory requirements.

Utilizes, integrates, and interprets data to assist organization in its improvement efforts, and promote optimal patient outcomes. Works collaboratively with Senior Management to develop strategic quality initiatives.

Leads organizational performance efforts for Joint Commission, core quality measures, COP and regulatory and all other accrediting and regulatory agencies. Ensures compliance with JCAHO, and all legal, regulatory and accrediting agency requirements are met.

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for organizational wide occurrence reporting system; analyzes and reports trends and identifies appropriate interventions to reduce risk and liability to the organization.

Develops and implements educational programs for employees, medical staff and board members on analysis of risk assessment, historical and concurrent occurrence and claims data and national trends.

Facilitates and directs organizational wide risk management program to ensure compliance with statutory mandates, regulatory requirements and accreditation standards of professional organizations, i.e., JCAHO, OSHA, etc.

Participates in and provides leadership for organizational disaster preparedness and patient safety initiatives.

Applies the principles of continuous quality improvement in delivery of services, through measuring, monitoring and assessing risk management processes and systems.

Acts as an active member of peer review committees; analyzes cases and outcome data and collaborates with physicians to promote and improve practice and optimal patient outcomes.

Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system and reports trends in occurrences to staff quarterly.  This information is used to improve patient safety.  Addresses patient safety in the Performance Improvement Plan.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's Degree in NursingPost Graduate Degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field preferredMinimum 5 years of hospital Quality leadership experienceKnowledge of State, Federal, and Joint commission regulationsCurrent Florida licensure as a Registered NurseCIC preferredLHRM required  CPHQ (Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality) OR CHCQM (Diplomate in American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians) Individuals without CPHQ or ABQUARP will be granted a 12 month grace period to obtain.

For more information, please contact Case/Quality/Risk Management Recruiter Cynthia Dodd at 850-238-9360 or Cynthia.Dodd@hcahealthcare.com.

EOE. Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: RN PCU, Nights - Winter Park, Florida

Work Hours/Shifts
Full Time, Nights 7p-7a

Job Summary

As a Medical PCU RN with Winter Park, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere. The RN is a registered professional nurse who is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age specific groups. Utilizing the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department.  For job class codes GRN and R120, graduates nurses and experienced nurses entering a training program will be under the direct supervision of a preceptor for all principal duties and responsibilities during the training program with eventual transition to independent practice after successful training program completion. Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience Required

• Graduate of a school of nursing.

• For Graduate Registered Nurse (GRN), graduate of a school of nursing.

• Bachelor’s degree in nursing (Preferred)

• Unit related experience is required for unit placement

 

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required

• American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. If certification is from another agency, certification from AHA must be obtained within 90 days of hire.

• AHA Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements. If certification is from another agency, certification from AHA must be obtained by 90 day evaluation.

• EKG, ACLS, PALS, NRP (based on patient population; See document EKG and Advanced Life Support Requirements) (Preferred)

• Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse

• Graduate professional nurses who do not have an authorization to test (seating pass) will have a limited scope of practice as outlined in General Nursing orientation

• Professional Certification (Preferred)

 

Job Responsibilities

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

• NURSING PROCESS: Completes timely assessments per Practice Guidelines including physiological, psychological, developmental, sociocultural, spiritual and life-style factors, including signs of abuse or neglect. Makes appropriate decisions and interventions and nursing diagnosis according to patients actual or potential health conditions or needs. (American Nurses Association [ANA], 2012)

• NURSING PROCESS: Based on the assessment and diagnosis, sets measurable and achievable short and long-range goals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the development and implementation of an individualized plan of care. Prioritizes and completes follow up assessments, evaluates and modifies plan of care as need. Nursing practice reflects mutual goal setting and whole person care including meeting the needs of the mind, body and spirit. (King, 1995)

• NURSING KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition, including, but not limited to lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment associated with unit patient population. 

• PATIENT SAFETY: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards.  Follows strict infection prevention precautions. Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it out in accordance with plan of care.

• COMMUNICATION: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all interactions with the patient to their level of understanding.  Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand off communication in all situations. Follows chain of command when appropriate.

• DOCUMENTATION: Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the recording and accessing of all patient information in electronic medical record according to policy and in real time. Performs appropriate and legible documentation, recording all procedures and assessments within established timeframes, and in accordance with standards of care, departmental policy and practice guidelines. 

• PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Abides by American Nurses Association Scope, Standards and Code of Ethics. Participates in practice changes, process improvement initiatives and completes all required education by the due date. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.  Exhibits desire to learn, teach and advance nursing skills.

 

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 Medical PCU job opportunity with Florida Hospital Winter Park Memorial and apply online today.

Job Keywords: PCU Nurse, PCU Nursing, PCU RN, Progressive Care Unit Nurse, Step Down Nurse, Step Down Nursing, Nurse Telemetry, Orlando 

Internal Number: 186661

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: RN Neuro Medical PCU - Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/ShiftsFull Time Nights, 7p – 7a 

Job Summary

As a Neuro Medical RN, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere. 

The RN is a registered professional nurse who is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age specific groups. Utilizing the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department.  Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge Skills, Education & Experience Required

Graduate of a school of nursing.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (preferred) 

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required

Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse.
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
If certification is from another agency, certification from AHA must be obtained within 90 days of hire.
AHA Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements
If certification is from another agency, certification from AHA must be obtained by 90 day evaluation. 

Job Responsibilities

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

NURSING PROCESS: Completes timely assessments per Practice Guidelines including physiological, psychological, developmental, sociocultural, spiritual and life-style factors, including signs of abuse or neglect. Makes appropriate decisions and interventions and nursing diagnosis according to patients actual or potential health conditions or needs. (American Nurses Association [ANA], 2012)

NURSING PROCESS: Based on the assessment and diagnosis, sets measurable and achievable short and long-range goals for the patient (ANA, 2012), assisting in the development and implementation of an individualized plan of care. Prioritizes and completes follow up assessments, evaluates and modifies plan of care as need. Nursing practice reflects mutual goal setting and whole person care including meeting the needs of the mind, body and spirit. (King, 1995)

NURSING KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition, including, but not limited to lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment associated with unit patient population. 

PATIENT SAFETY: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards.  Follows strict infection prevention precautions. Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it out in accordance with plan of care.

COMMUNICATION: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all interactions with the patient to their level of understanding.  Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand off communication in all situations. Follows chain of command when appropriate.

DOCUMENTATION: Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the recording and accessing of all patient information in electronic medical record according to policy and in real time. Performs appropriate and legible documentation, recording all procedures and assessments within established timeframes, and in accordance with standards of care, departmental policy and practice guidelines. 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Abides by American Nurses Association Scope, Standards and Code of Ethics. Participates in practice changes, process improvement initiatives and completes all required education by the due date. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.  Exhibits desire to learn, teach, mentor and advance nursing skills. 

RELIEF CHARGE NURSE (as applicable): Under the supervision of a manager, assumes authority of the daily operations of the unit/department and is the primary resource nurse for a specific shift. Manages staff accountability and adherence to regulatory requirements. The leadership responsibility includes but is not limited to facilitation of the team dynamics of patient care, patient experience and patient flow including managing staff assignments.  Additional management responsibilities include effective conflict resolution, patient/staff rounding and communication, resource utilization, comprehensive hand off communication and completion of unit specific audits/checklists as required or assigned. 

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change. 

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 Neuro Medical RN opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today. 

Keywords:PCU NursePCU NursingPCU RNProgressive Care Unit NurseStep Down NurseStep Down NursingNurse Telemetry

Internal Number: 151344

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: VP, Patient Care Services - Port St. Joe, Florida

Title: VP, Patient Care Services                   

City, State: Port St. Joe, FL

Location: Sacred Heart Hospital Gulf

Department: Administration

Additional Job Details: FT Days

As a member of the Ascension Health System, Sacred Heart has a history of providing high-quality, compassionate care since 1915.

Salaries are highly competitive and we offer an excellent, flexible benefits package. We are fortunate to attract people who believe in our mission and who are dedicated to the service of our patients and their families.

Our associates give high ratings to their job engagement and the support for their well-being provided by our health care organization. Sacred Heart associates have scored among the highest in overall associate engagement within Ascension Health.

Northwest Florida is a growing family-oriented community. It offers a delightful year round climate, low cost living, excellent schools, boundless recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Summary:

The VP, Patient Care Services develops strategies to align with the mission, vision and values of the organization. Provides oversight for areas of responsibility to ensure achievement of goals for the department(s).

Responsibilities:

Provides leadership to management within areas of responsibility.Oversees the development and continuous improvement of services, policies, processes, and programs.Formulates and implements operational strategies and initiatives.Oversees operations, budget, financial targets, and human resources management.Provides direct supervision of Med/Surg Department.

Education & Experience:

Eight years of progressively responsible healthcare leadership experience required.Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or related field required.

Licenses & Certifications:

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida required or licensure eligible.

 

Internal Number: 47065

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Rural Health Job Opportunity: Registered Nurse, Emergency Department - Sarasota, Florida

Job Summary

Full-time, Per Diem and Seasonal Available

An AA Degree or RN Diploma from an accredited school of nursing. Current Florida Registered Nurse license. Current CPR certification. Basic working knowledge of commonly used computer applications. Requires lifting a minimum of 50 pounds. Requires standing for long periods of time. Requires ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

Conveniently located to most major Florida cities and attractions, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System offers our team members all the amenities associated with an active “Florida Lifestyle”. Surround your self with world-class shopping, PGA quality golf courses, award winning theater, hiking trails and some of the nation’s top beaches. We invite you to explore all of the opportunities found right here in Sarasota, FL! Learn more about our career opportunities by visiting our website at www.smh.com or our beautiful community, by visiting our local Chamber of Commerce www.sarasotachamber.com 

Apply online: www.smh.com or apply here