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Director, Nursing for Medical Services

Penn Medicine - Lancaster General Health
Lancaster, PA

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best. We are a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (a partnership with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level I through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with over 800 Licensed beds. Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system. We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained fifth year Magnet ® recognition status for the fourth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to: Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

PENN MEDICINE LGHP offers a comprehensive benefits package, together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

We are a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district, and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Director of Nursing for Medical Services is an excellent opportunity for a leader who is accountable for the development and management of a designated division of clinical units (areas). Is designated and authorized to act on behalf of the Chief Nursing Officer in his absence.

Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

    • Directs the activities of the clinical division consistent with the mission of the department and the hospital.
    • Develops the management skills of the Nurse Managers and other direct reports. Works with Nurse Managers to develop their staff.
    • Directs the development of individual cost centers, operation and capital budgets, and negotiates for resources by considering the current fiscal and reimbursement environment. Monitors productivity and assesses divisional performance in meeting productivity standards. Monitors and evaluates budgetary activity.
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) or higher-level nursing degree is required.
    • Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration or MBA.
    • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
    • Five (5) years of staff nursing and other clinical experience.
    • Five (5) years of progressive management experience.

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