The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens has an exciting opportunity for a Nursing Director for Surgical Services. The Nursing Director:
Reports directly to the Executive Director and indirectly to Medical Directors.
Supervises professional and non-professional staff; operating room, endo and preop/PACU nurses, technicians, and clinic nursing staff.
Maintains effective working relationships with administrator, medical director, anesthesia personnel, employees, physicians, patients and their families.
Maintains effective working relationships with the entire University of Miami health-care team.
Directs and supervises all nursing care given to patients within the Ambulatory Surgery Center and clinic according to established policies and procedures and AORN standards.
Participates in preparation of annual budget.
Evaluate and hire new employees. Terminates employees in accordance with University of Miami policies.
Provides for a safe environment for patients and staff in accordance with recommended infection control practices, OSHA regulations and other relevant standards.
Continuously monitors "down-time" in surgery and clinic. Strives to decrease non-productive time and costs.
Directs daily assignments of personnel ensuring adequate coverage and effective utilization of staff as the schedule requires.
Acts as the on-site Risk Manager.
**This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.**
• Graduate of accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor's degree in nursing. • Current licensure in the state. • Five years management experience strongly preferred • ASC experience required, ophthalmology experience strongly preferred.
The University of Miami Health System delivers leading-edge patient care by the region’s best doctors, powered by the groundbreaking research of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. As South Florida’s only university-based medical system, UHealth is a vital component of the community that is leading the next generation of health care.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked Best in Ophthalmology by both U.S. News & World Report and Ophthalmology Times. This is the 19th time that we have received the #1 ranking from US News since the publication began surveying U.S. physicians for its annual rankings 30 years ago. (1994, 1998, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020).
We are honored to receive these prestigious awards. This recognition is a tribute to our exceptional team of 1,300 staff and faculty members who deliver excellent, personalized and compassionate care for each of our patients. While we are honored to be #1, it’s really our patients who come out on top.