DescriptionJob Summary:The primary purpose of this position is to develop the competency of staff in accordance with quality improvement needs. This role assists the leadership team in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating Process Improvement opportunities as well as structuring learning experiences as a part of the improvement process.Essential Job Functions:
Develop, plan, conduct, and schedule effective learning experiences for facility staff including nurses and nursing assistants.
Utilize QAPI as a performance improvement model and the foundation for the Quality Program as it relates to nursing
Work with IDT on quality improvement techniques and strategies
Drive competency with front line staff on prioritization, critical problem solving
Collaborate with the RHSD and DON to periodically review the policies and procedures and makes recommendations for revisions. Monitor staff compliance with the written policies and procedures established by this facility.
Monitor QM / Metrics performance and identify improvement opportunities through root cause analysis and IDT discussions
Work with ADONs to support process improvement including RCA, training, reporting
Maintain a comprehensive Infection Control Program with surveillance, documentation / trending, analysis of the data and monthly reports. Assist with problem identification and resolution.
Manage and monitor Incidents / Accidents occurrence and trends.
Participate in staff reviews through observation of performance and make recommendations to the Director of Nursing/HSA for action and monitoring.
Work Closely with DON in determining strategy for sustained performance with sustainable resources.
Be capable to act in the capacity of the DON during his/her absence.
Champion wound program, complete wound rounds with wound physician, maintain tracking log, identify trends and areas of opportunity.
Interview, hire and terminate nursing department employees as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, as well as follow instructions, and accept guidance.
Must be able to deal tactfully with employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and potentially hostile people within the facility.
Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in the State of Florida.
Must be CPR Certified
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Healthcare or related field and 2+ years of experience
Must have a minimum of 3 years of long-term care experience as a staff nurse; at least 6 months experience as a nurse leader (direct or in-direct care).
Prefer supervisory leadership experience; evidence of proficiency in Instructional methodology, and strong interpersonal communication skills.
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Fun Work Environment
Fitness Facility Onsite& Wellness Program
Paid Time Off
Parking (Downtown Orlando)
Discounted Meals & More!
EOE, DFWP – “We honor those who have served.”Full-time