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Senior Nurse Manager Pediatric Emergency AdventHealth for Children FT Days

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:


Nurse Manager Pediatric Emergency Department - AdventHealth for Children

Location Address: 601 E Rollins St. Orlando, Fl 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children

  • Since opening our doors in 1908, AdventHealth has offered one of the most comprehensive children’s health programs in Central Florida. Today, we continue this legacy of pediatric excellence at the Magnet® recognized Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children. Our campus is home to over 35 pediatric sub-specialties led by a team of 800+ nurses and physicians.
  • We provide specialized care in various state-of-the-art settings, including a 102-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with private family-centered rooms, an Advanced Center for Pediatric Surgery and Open Heart Surgery, and one of the few pediatric oncology programs in the area.
  • We’re also Central Florida’s only pediatric provider for bone marrow transplant, kidney and liver transplants, Gamma Knife services, trilogy radiation and Level IV epilepsy care. But perhaps most exciting of all, is that this is the first—and only—hospital to bear the Disney® name.

Unit Highlights

  • Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children is home to a 102-bed Level III Neonatal ICU (NICU), which is specially designed to provide holistic healing for critically ill babies and their families.
  • Our unit is equipped with the latest technologies and private rooms.  We have a dedicated critical care transport team providing neonatal transports throughout Central Florida.   
  • Our NICU has two mixed units, each with a dedicated nurse manager and nursing team. 
  • As a Magnet designated organization, leadership recognizes the value of shared leadership and the role that clinical nurses have on impacting positive change and patient outcomes.   
  • The nurse manager and neonatal medical director partner to ensure we take a multidisciplinary team approach to provide the highest quality patient care. 
  • We have an inclusive environment with a team of dedicated respiratory therapists, care management, and child life specialist to support our patients’ and family’s needs.

Work Hours/Shift:

•           Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:   
  • Human Resource Management – Monitors performance of the staff and takes corrective action for improvement as appropriate.  Uses independent judgment to:
      • Selects applicant for interview and hire and assures appropriate orientation.
  • Financial Management – Understands health care economics, public policy, and finance as it pertains to the delivery of patient care.
    • Understands the broad impact of reimbursement on the delivery of patient care services, including but not limited to Medicare, Managed care, Medicaid, third party providers, challenges to current health care policies, and key legislative initiatives at the local, state, and national level.
  • Performance Improvement – Demonstrates familiarity with the performance improvement model of the organization. 
    • Champions performance improvement activities on the unit through problem identification, assessment, data gathering, change implementation, and evaluation of outcomes.
  • Critical Thinking/Technology – Utilizes critical thinking skills in the performance of their duties.  Demonstrates and understanding of technology utilized in the organization.
    • Plans, organizes and leads the unit through application of critical thinking skills
  • Leadership and Clinical Practice Knowledge – Provides leadership for the effective and efficient operation of assigned unit.  Assures clinical practice is of the highest quality.
    • Leads the employees in a manner which develops the employee to their optimal level of performance
What Will You Need:        


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) either upon hire/promotion or within 36 months of hire/promotion
  • Minimum two years acute care nursing practice experience


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) at time of hire/promotion highly preferred
  • Prior management experience
  • Specific education and experience as delineated by the unit of employment (see competencies)


  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse


  • Professional certification from a national organization
Job Summary:

The Nurse Manager (NM) is a registered professional nurse who has the most direct impact on the care and services that patients and families require throughout their hospital experience.  The NM is directly responsible to the Director of Nursing (DON) or Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and is responsible for the continual operation of a specified nursing unit. The NM is able to demonstrate critical thinking skills, creativity, and has the knowledge to manage resources to achieve quality performance, positive employee relations, and compliance with hospital guidelines. The NM is skilled in coaching, motivating, mentoring, and leading a professional and technical team in the delivery of services for our patient population. The NM assures quality of care is delivered for our patients and demonstrates effective stewardship of scarce resources. The NM is the change agent for the assigned areas of responsibility and is responsible for implementing any changes that the unit is required to undergo.  The NM actively participates in outstanding customer service, including service to patients, families, physicians, and other contacts, and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Lakeland , Senior Nurse Manager Pediatric Emergency AdventHealth for Children FT Days, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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