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Nurse Manager - Labor & Delivery

Bryn Mawr Hospital
Bryn Mawr, PA

Position: Nurse Manager

Entity: Bryn Mawr Hospital

Department: Labor & Delivery, Maternity, Nursery

Shift: Full-time, 24/7 accountability

Bryn Mawr Hospital is a 319-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital, located in the heart of the Bryn Mawr community and easily accessible from all areas of the Philadelphia and the western suburbs. For more than 100 years, Bryn Mawr Hospital has provided quality compassionate care to our patients. We have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm. Today, the Hospital continues its leadership as a sophisticated community hospital offering advanced medical technology and access to the most qualified medical staff in the region.

Why Work at Bryn Mawr Hospital?

The Philadelphia Business Journal named Bryn Mawr Hospital one of the top ten "Best Places to Work" in the Delaware Valley. We also rank among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in healthcare. The hospital has been named among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for the Philadelphia metro area and has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey, Truven Analytics, and The Joint Commission for its high quality patient care. The Hospital has received Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation’s highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care.

We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrates our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are.

Seeking an experienced nurse leader for our Labor & Delivery, Maternity, and Nursery Unit:

The Nurse Manager oversees the clinical and administrative operations of Labor & Delivery, Maternity, and Nursery Unit @ Bryn Mawr Hospital. With our recent build of our new Patient Pavilion, this unit boasts a beautiful, patient healing-centered environment that has 25-beds; 10 L&D rooms, and 2 c-section rooms. Here at Bryn Mawr Hospital, we care for just under 1600 births per year. Our team is a well-experienced staff that focuses on the patient safety of both the mother and child.

As the Nurse Manager of this unit, you would be accountable for providing leadership to staff in the maintenance of professional nursing practice, provision of quality patient care and a culture of safety.

You would be responsible for these units under the direction of the Director of Nursing/VP of Patient Care Services. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to be accountable for patient care activities and the development of staff in a fiscally sound manner.
    • Works collaboratively with other departments to ensure quality patient care and satisfaction.
    • Acts as a leader and facilitator in shared decision-making initiatives, at the clinical, departmental, and system levels, resulting in a superior patient experience.
    • Leads in accordance with professional practice standards as set forth by the American Nurses Association, PA Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards and MLH policies and procedures.

Education:

1. Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

2. BSN preferred, other related Bachelors Degree or pursuing required; MSN or other related Masters Degree in process or completed.

Licensures & Certifications:

1. A current PA RN license.

2. Maintains validation of current BLS training (CPR).

3. Certification in specialty area highly preferred.

Experience:

1. Three to Five years of Labor & Delivery, Maternity, and Nursery experience preferred.

2. Prior management, supervisor, charge, coordinator, or other related leadership experience required.

If interested in leading and managing a collaborative team, please apply online at http://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Regional Chief Nursing Officer

Geisinger Northeast
Scranton, PA

JOB TITLE: Vice President of Nursing & Chief Nursing Officer, Geisinger Northeast

LOCATION: Northeastern Pennsylvania

DEPARTMENT: Administration, Geisinger Northeast

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time

Job Summary

The Vice President of Nursing & Chief Nursing Officer is the top nursing executive within Geisinger’s Northeast Region responsible for organizing, planning, directing and evaluating all nursing practice and professionalism functions. Recommends, leads development of, and assists in implementation of policies and procedures to improve efficiency and delivery of quality nursing services. Partners closely with operational leaders (CAO, CFO, and CMO) to design and implement nursing strategy across the Northeast Region in alignment with the system nursing strategy to improve quality, patient care, efficiency and cost. Major duties and responsibilities include:

Translates the region’s vision into nursing practice and professionalism in alignment with the system nursing practice standards. Responsible for designing, implementing, measuring and continuously improving region-level nursing engagement and patient care programs.

Supports the development, implementation and management of nursing patient services to improve quality, patient access and patient care. Responsible for theory of practice of nursing: standards of care, credentialing, licensing, and professional development for non-medical nursing staff professionals at a regional level.

Defines and oversees appropriate nursing continuing education, training, and research activities within the region. Participates in continuing educational programs to expand knowledge of professional discipline; participates in health-related associations to maintain expertise and promote interests of nursing, the region and the system.

Ensures effective public and community relations, including relationships with other providers, both internal and external to the system, and other relevant constituencies and partnerships including collaboration with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and other approved educational partners.

Competencies & Skills

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, productivity methods, care & coverage and coordination of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Attracts, develops, and retains talent by creating an inclusive work environment that fosters employee engagement by building relationships of trust through active listening, empowering, caring, support and coaching.
  • Drives achievement of results by diagnosing business issues, setting high standards, developing plan(s) and process(as), creating an atmosphere of high performance, and holding others accountable.
  • Motivates others to act by forging positive relationships internally and externally for the strategic benefit and outcome achievement of the system’s mission and goals. Demonstrates integrity, trust, accountability, collaboration, and empathy in all interactions.
  • Builds strong and lasting relationships within own department and across departments through collaboration, mutual respect, shared decision making, credibility, reliability and communication while always keeping the system’s mission in the forefront of working relationships.
  • Acts as a catalyst for change and innovation; energizes others to embrace change and champions the transformation of the organization in new and effective directions.
  • Drives for continuous improvement through people, processes and systems with focus on excellence in service, quality and safety.
  • Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans aligned to the system’s mission and long-term interests. Builds a shared vision with others and acts as a catalyst to transform and pursue organizational change.

Education & Experience

Required Experience: 10 years of executive leadership experience with increasing responsibility in clinical nursing and nursing leadership. Experience in multiple delivery settings including inpatient, outpatient and integrated delivery systems. Experience navigating highly matrixed or complex organizations and the ability to forge relationships with key stakeholders in nursing and beyond.

Preferred Experience: Experience with academic nursing and nursing research.

Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and Master of Science degree in nursing, business or related field.

Preferred Education: Doctoral degree in nursing

Required Certifications or Licensures: Pennsylvania RN license

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Work is done in various settings including office, hospital, and physician office. Independent travel is required.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES

Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER

Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

To apply, please email Melissa Cosentino and reference the internal job number: 58801

Nurse Manager, Behavioral Health Unit

Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Pennsylvania Hospital is looking for a Nurse Manager of Behavioral Health. This position provides support across all Behavioral Health units. The Nurse Manager assumes 24-hour accountability for the operation of the designated patient care unit(s). This includes the provision of leadership to improve patient care, enhance professional development and achieve nursing goals.

A description of each unit is listed below.

4 Spruce

4 Spruce is a 24-bed secure inpatient unit at Pennsylvania Hospital providing comprehensive, acute, short-term assessment and treatment for adult patients with a wide variety of psychiatric symptoms and conditions. The service works closely with many mental health and social service agencies and private providers to meet the medical and social support needs of patients returning to the community.

The goal of treatment of 4 Spruce is to stabilize patients quickly and to reintegrate them into supportive outpatient communities.

6 Spruce

6 Spruce is an 18-bed secure inpatient unit at Pennsylvania Hospital that provides comprehensive psychiatric treatment for adult patients with mood and anxiety disorders and geriatric patients 60 years and older with all types of psychiatric illnesses. The unit also specializes in treating patients whose psychiatric illnesses are complicated by active medical problems. The goal of treatment on 6 Spruce is to treat and stabilize patients and discharge them to appropriate outpatient care.

Hall Mercer Crisis Response Center

Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center provides comprehensive outpatient services to Philadelphia residents in need. As part of Philadelphia’s Behavioral Health System, it is one of 11 community mental health centers, and has one of Philadelphia’s five Crisis Response Centers onsite.

As the first outpatient community mental health center in Pennsylvania, Hall-Mercer distinguishes itself from other community based services through its affiliation with Pennsylvania Hospital and Penn Medicine. This special relationship offers immediate access to a wide range of behavioral health programs and some of the area’s most recognized clinicians. It is the only program of its kind connected directly to a teaching hospital in Philadelphia, which facilitates access to a comprehensive spectrum of clinically renowned behavioral health and medical services.

Reflecting the needs of today’s behavioral health consumers, Hall-Mercer provides a range of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness. While Hall-Mercer provides support to a wide range of individuals, it maintains it’s primary mission to care for the under served. It takes this responsibility seriously, and over the years, has moved beyond its original service area in the south-eastern section of Philadelphia to provide care to people across the city and its surrounding areas.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently licensed as a professional nurse in the Commonwealth of PA.
  • BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association.
  • BSN in Nursing is required; Master's degree in Nursing required.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of progressive nursing experience required with demonstrated leadership and management skills.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Apply for this position today!

Live Your Life's Work

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