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Nurse Manager - Palm Bch. Gardens UCC (Full Time, Day shift)

Miami, Florida

By becoming a nurse at Nicklaus Children’s, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of patient and family centered care that meets the quality of standards at our Magnet designated hospital. We are looking for a nurse to provide compassion and knowledge every day.

Position Type: Full Time

Shift Schedule: Days

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  • We are there through all stages of health and life, both physically and mentally.
  • We believe in inspiring hope and promoting lifelong health.
  • We are a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey.
  • We are guided by the CREATE (collaboration, responsibility, empowerment, advocacy, transformation, empathy) values and behaviors.

Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory


Part-time and full-time employees receive the same benefits package.

Continuing Education

Encouraging and assisting with online and physical coursework

Professional Development

Course assistance, opportunities for teaching community education and more

Tuition Reimbursement

Options included for professional degree, leadership, technical courses and certificate training programs

Compensation & Success Sharing Programs

Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 26670 Date posted 05/15/2024


Job Summary

Responsible for the management of quality patient and staff including internal and external customers within their designated scope of responsibility.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • BSN degree from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • RN licensure within the State of Florida in good standing prior to expiration throughout employment.
  • Three years of RN experience required.
  • CPR: American Heart Healthcare Provider - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
  • PALS within 1 year of hire and in good standing prior to expiration throughout employment


  • Responsible for the management (rounding) of nursing, Lab, and diagnostic staff to ensure quality patient care.
  • Addresses issues and concerns related to internal and external customers.  Proactively takes steps to eliminate and redirect areas of concern.
  • Coordinates with stakeholders such as multidisciplinary teams, and internal and external customers to create work relationships that drive performance and quality outcomes in a timely and effective manner.
  • Develop educational and communication plans and programs.  Trains staff in SOPs and values. Initiate career development to ensure employee engagement and retention goals are achieved.
  • Actively collaborates with education teams to ensure participation in skills labs, manages sessions, and ensures quality nursing care.
  • Maintains a comprehensive staffing plan/model that is aligned with budget and key quality indicators. Monitors cost containment while enhancing revenue streams to meet the fiscal goals according to policies and procedures.
  • Oversees and manages clinical and service excellence indicators; intervenes as necessary according to policy and guidelines.
  • Monitors staff compliance with quality standards, chart reviews, hand hygiene, clean sweeps, MRI sedation observation, and compliance metrics
  • Serves as part of the development team responsible for the creation and design of new centers.
  • Oversees and supervises daily operations; reacting effectively to unplanned circumstances, demands, and challenges of respective areas of responsibility; assuring quality services and patient directed care.
  • Performs management duties such as collecting, analyzing, and reporting data pertinent to each department.  Creating action plans relative to “better is always possible”.
  • Establishes effective communication to keep staff updated by utilizing various methods including in-person meetings, huddles, teleconferences, robotic technology, emails, phone calls, and rounding.
  • Accountable for interviewing, hiring, and onboarding new staff.  Supervises staff and conducts annual reviews within established guidelines and scope of responsibilities.
  • Manages procedures including payroll, time/attendance, and progressive disciplinary action in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Develop budget, management of budget line items, creates variance reports, perform budget analysis, and reporting/researching information for monthly operation review.  Implements action plans when needed.  
  • Accountable to oversee manpower per unit of service, supplies, and hours worked.  Responsible for and promotes/practices cost containment.
  • 2 years of pediatric nursing including charge nursing preferred.
  • Ability to solve department issues and maintain clinical practices.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Competent in nursing skills required for designated scope of responsibility.
  • Strong customer service, problem solving, critical thinking, time management, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to positively influence, hold self, and others accountable.
  • Able to lead ancillary departments within the UCCs including MRI, Radiology, Laboratory and Ultrasound teams.
  • Ability to effectively be the liaison with Physicians and teams.
  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team and lead a team to achieve business results.
  • Ability to provide direction, coaching, and mentor staff; redirect unacceptable behaviors.


Updated 12/22/17

Job :

Nursing - Management

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time
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