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Director of Nursing | Step Down/Progressive Care

Hialeah, FL
We’re working on behalf of an acute care hospital located less than a half hour northwest of downtown Miami. The hospital has served its community for almost 50 years and today serves more than 130,000 patients per year and has 360 licensed beds.  Their 571-member medical staff and 1,702 employees deliver acclaimed cardiac care, maternity care, pediatrics, wound care and more. Thanks to their staff members’ dedicated service and commitment to excellence, they have received numerous awards and recognitions which include Bariatric and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence accolades, and numerous additional citations for quality care. Their focus is to continue to distinguish the hospital as a regional health care leader. They are committed to continuously search for new ways to improve their quality and make the hospital the best place for patients to receive care, for physicians to practice, and for employees to work. 
We seek a Registered Nurse with five (5) or more years if intensive care or step down experience that includes two (2) or more years at the Director level for the role of Director of Nursing, Step Down Unit.  In this role you will report to the CNO and be responsible for the operations of a 52-bed Step Down Unit.  You will demonstrate productive and efficient management skills. You will excel in identifying and controlling critical cost elements, thereby promoting quality awareness and achieving the highest standard of excellence. You will assist in formulating departmental budgets and adhering to established standards. You will ensure that performance improvement initiatives are implemented. You will monitor staff performance. You will collaborate with staff, physicians, and the Chief Nursing Officer to ensure compliance with policies and procedures and accurate implementation in accordance with patient care standards. 
Candidates must have a Bachelors degree and be licensed as an RN in the state of Florida.  Must have five (5) or more years of clinical nursing experience that includes at least two (2) years of experience at the Director’s level.  Must have strong ICU/step down experience.  Extremely strong preference will be given to candidates with experience in a union environment in a for-profit healthcare system.   Candidates must be a change agent who can mentor employees and integrate realignment from a culture standpoint.  Must have demonstrated team-building skills. Must have demonstrated experience with high acuity patients.
The role offers highly competitive compensation, bonus, and benefits.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a healthcare system that boasts a broad offering of clinical services, recognizes leadership and talent, promotes diversity, and promotes individual growth utilizing a team-oriented approach. It is also an opportunity to join a healthcare organization with a strong footprint in Florida and provides plenty of room for advancement. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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