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Nurse Manager - Orthopedics

Penn Medicine - Lancaster General Health
Lancaster, PA

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a Nurse Manager and Assistant Nurse Manger for our Orthopedic Joint Replacement Unit. The positions will manage, plan and oversee the daily operations of the Orthopedic Unit. These individuals will function as leaders and support our vision and commitment to patient safety and quality outcomes across the continuum of care. They will also facilitate decision making by encouraging a highly collaborative approach to nursing and support, implement and promote evidence based practices. The unit maintains the latest high tech, highly innovative approach to care through touch screen, and interactive patient care technology. This unit also incorporates reiki therapy, guided imagery, massage, and aromatherapy as an alternative treatment modality and provides patients with an orthopedic specific physical therapy gym within the nursing unit. The preferred Nurse Manager candidate would have a BSN with 3 years of orthopedics management experiences and 5 years of leadership experience. The preferred Assistant Nurse Manager candidate with have a BSN with 3 years of clinical experience in a related clinical field and one year of leadership experience.

The position is based at Lancaster General Hospital, a 631 licensed bed not-for-profit health system, which is part of University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine). Lancaster General Hospital was recognized among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for 2016-2017, earning best rankings in 2 specialties and earned high performing rankings in five other specialties. Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health was recently awarded Magnet recognition for the fourth consecutive time, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice and is one of only 3 hospitals in Pennsylvania to have achieved the Magnet recognition four times.

The Community

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals, and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. Lancaster was recently voted by Forbes as one of the top-10 coolest U.S. cities. Additionally, Lancaster County offers the unique blend of access to major East Coast cities while providing a family friendly environment with excellent schools and easy access to the shore and mountain areas. There are five institutions of higher learning in the area to meet the needs of you and your family. The cities of Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York are just 1.5-3 hours away.

About the Health Care System

Lancaster General Health is a health care system within Penn Medicine that has a national reputation for excellence. Located 65 miles west of Philadelphia, in Lancaster, PA, the system provides care to the half million residents of Lancaster County at every stage of life from our Women & Babies Hospital, to our Lancaster General Health Physicians practices, to our Trauma Center.

Lancaster General Hospital, the flagship hospital of Lancaster General Health, is among an elite group of “Best of the Benchmark Hospitals” for achieving “100 Top Hospitals” honors nine of the last eleven years. The hospital has been recognized as a Magnet facility for nursing excellence and has received HealthGrades® Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last four years. Additionally, the network has achieved Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society level 7 EPIC certification.

US News List of High Performing Hospitals 

Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals 2017

For more information, please contact:
Rachel Shreve, Executive Recruiter
RShreve2@lghealth.org
(717) 544-4038

Nurse Manager

HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
Pleasant Gap, PA

HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking a forward-thinking, dynamic individual to serve as Day Shift Nurse Manager. Our 73-bed facility is located in Pleasant Gap, just minutes from Bellefonte and State College. Join our team and make a difference – in the lives of both our patients and our nursing staff.

Be the leader who influences patient success in inpatient rehabilitation by managing a department of rehab nurses who provide care and treatments, leading patient assessments, creating personalized plans of care, communicating progress and targeting patient concerns, offering timely solutions. Influence the retention of staff through communication, education, and commitment to excellence. This position reports to the Chief Nursing Officer, and directly supervises the nurse supervisors.

At HealthSouth, comprehensive rehabilitation is planned and administered by a highly specialized and integrated team including physicians, nurses, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, case managers and others. Rehabilitation nurses are a valuable resource and bring an important perspective to this interdisciplinary approach. Our nursing department is at the forefront of the patient experience, by influencing how the patients regain control of their lives and their independence, treating complex medical issues and redefining how care is provided.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field preferred
  • Current Pennsylvania RN Licensure
  • 5 years nursing experience with 2 years recently in an inpatient hospital setting
  • Progressive nursing management experience including 24 hour accountability
  • Served in leadership roles such as charge nurse or supervisor capacity with responsibility for reporting, issue resolution, setting direction and accountability for results

To apply, visit our website at www.nittanyvalleyrehab.com/careers, and click on the All Hospital Jobs tab. Or, contact the Human Resources Department at 814-359-3421. HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Chief Nursing Officer

Crozer Keystone Health System
Springfield, PA

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer, Crozer-Keystone Health System

Position is responsible for the professional nursing practice for CKHS hospitals including Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Taylor Hospital and Springfield Hospital. The Chief Nursing Officer provides strategic leadership as the senior executive position responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions and services within the hospital organization including unit based nursing, perioperative services, behavioral health units, drug and alcohol units, and sterile processing operations. The role assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a facility level. The role assumes 24/7 responsibility and has accountability to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care. The Chief Nursing Officer represents nursing concerns on the governing board and at medical staff leadership meetings. Serve on executive committees as assigned including Patient Safety, Experience of Care (EOC), Medical Executive Committee (MEC), Service Line Committees, and operations committees. Lead system-wide Executive Nurse Governance Council. Provide nursing leadership and expertise in Joint Commission preparation and surveys, as well as Department of Health (DOH) regulatory credentialing, investigations, and audits/surveys.

Required Background & Experience:

Master’s degree in Nursing with health care administration, management and leadership, or education required. Doctorate in Nursing Practice preferred. BSN or MSN in nursing required. At least 5+ years of progressive management experience in a facility environment as an Associate Chief Nursing Officer or Nursing Director of multiple, complex nursing departments required. Current nursing license for the state of Pennsylvania or ability to obtain PA license is required. Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills required. Proven leadership ability and facility operational expertise required. Demonstrated ability to serve as role model and advocate for the professional discipline of nursing required. Strong labor relations background required. An individual able to effectively and efficiently organize patient care promoting optimal outcomes, patient safety, quality and patient, physician and employee satisfaction required. An individual with proven success recruiting, retaining and developing staff required. Someone effective in mentoring and developing staff, encouraging professional growth and achievement required. Ability to take the lead in complying with regulatory standards, rules and laws required. Interested candidates should forward their current CV and contact information to www.executive.recruitment.com or apply at Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Career Site.


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