RN Service Lead | Operating Rooms HVN

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 90270
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Operating Rooms HVN
Shift/Days: Variable
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours
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UF Health Shands Hospital Registered Nurse (OR/Pediatrics/ED) Virtual Interviews

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

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Job Opening Summary

The RN Service Leader is responsible for identifying the patient's alterations in health, assessing the patient's human response to actual and potential health problems, implementing nursing interventions, based on theoretical concepts from nursing and other arts and sciences, to achieve outcomes for the patient that facilitate resolution of alterations in health and actual and potential health problems. The RN Service Leader is responsible for determining the effectiveness of nursing interventions by evaluating anticipated patient outcomes, as needed, to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Whenever possible, the patient, the family or those significant to the patient are an integral part of the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation efforts of the RN Service Leader.

The RN Service Leader is responsible for supervising/directing care provided by licensed practical nurses and unlicensed assistive personnel. The RN Service Leader is responsible for assigning/delegating care to other qualified members of the health care team. The RN Service Leader coordinates care between other professional disciplines as needed.

Unit-based activities which contribute to a positive work and professional environment are performed.

Additionally, this role partners with unit management in the achievement of a culture of excellence in professional nursing practice and patient care. The RN Service Leader collaborates with the nursing management to recruit, retain and contribute to the evaluation of team members to a specific service line.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an approved nursing program.
  • BSN must be obtained within two years of hire or as contracted by the AVP of PeriOperative Services.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in surgical services with a focus on the preferred specialty.
  • Demonstrates autonomous and accountable nursing practice with strong patient care outcomes management skills and excellent interpersonal relationship (IPR) skills.
  • Demonstrable leadership in patient care and unit-based outcomes.
  • Previous experience with multidisciplinary teams that have demonstrated excellence in patient care preferred.


  • Licensed to practice nursing in the state of Florida.
  • National nursing certification required.
    • Current staff without national nursing board certification in specialty area must obtain certification within one year of hire or as contracted by the AVP of PeriOperative Services.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $33.00
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $43.89

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UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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