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Ambulatory Care Administrator III


Provide leadership in educational activities, departmental committees, quality improvement projects and other operational projects as assigned. Plan and provide advanced and / or specialized professional nursing care for patients in ambulatory clinic settings.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Provides evaluation, directions and guidance in the proper selection, use, care and control of clinic resources.
  • Designs orientation modules and precepts students in the health professions.
  • Apply management skills as a team leader to supervise and delegate care, promote shared goals to ensure positive care outcomes; provides leadership at a unit level for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes for populations of patients and to enhance the professional development of others.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of the health care system; demonstrates commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues, changing nursing practices to enhance safety; shares errors through system reporting mechanisms, and demonstrates shared accountability for safe practices.
  • Collects and analyzes patient data, make recommendations for patient care plans, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions taken and patient responses.
  • Identifies professional care needs for patient populations in ambulatory settings; provides leadership in the development of standards of care, patient/family education and staff education to address the needs of specific populations.
  • Participates and or directs educational activities, departmental committees, quality improvement projects and other operational projects as assigned; provides direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of material resources.
  • Appraises quality and effectiveness of supplies and equipment and communicate to responsible individuals.

Education and Experience

Graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate’s Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program and five years of appropriate clinical experience.

Licensure and Certification

Licensed as a registered nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes, or eligibility to practice nursing in accordance with Chapter 64 B9, Florida Administrative Code.


Supervises ambulatory care staff.

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