Nurse Manager-Lrdp-Gettysburg Hospital (55453)

Wellspan Health System Gettysburg , PA 17325

Posted 6 months ago

Join the leadership team at Gettysburg Hospital and be part of an amazing team of nurses and care providers.

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director-Clinical Services, manages the daily operations and work activities of professional nursing and nursing support staff on assigned unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Recommends staffing levels as per professional organizations staffing guidelines. Structures an adequate staffing mix of competent personnel for all shifts by supervising and approving the development, preparation, and maintenance of staffing schedules that meet department/unit needs and ANA staffing principles.
2 Ensures that appropriate nursing standards and practices are developed and implemented as a result of research and non-research findings. Maintain established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental, and infection control standards as per National Patient Safety goals, agency, and state regulations.
3 Identifies patient/client needs and develops quality programs to meet those needs; uses outcomes data to direct quality improvement action plans. Encourages staff to resolve patient/family concerns in a timely manner, and assists staff when necessary.
4 Monitors all high risk and complicated cases; ensures appropriate nursing interventions are implemented.
5 Initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions using a Just Culture model and as per the Systems Human Resources policies.
6 Ensures staff education in appropriate communication to protect patient confidentiality. Advocates social/professional equity among staff; promotes culturally congruent patient care.
7 Acts as a role model/mentor to charge nurses and staff; creates an empowered shared decision-making environment; promotes staff participation in Shared Decision-making activities; establishes a vision/goal for succession planning.
8 Consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.

Department Description:

The Maternity Center at GH is a 12 bed unit delivering Family/Maternity Centered Care which includes non-separation of the mother/newborn couplet. All RN staff are cross trained in all three areas as we are one unit.

Required Skills

RN license in Pennsylvania

BSN required; Masters preferred

BLS

Prefer certification as a Nurse Executive

Required Experience

Must have maternity experience as a RN for interview consideration

Previous experience as a nurse leader is required


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
RN Gettysburg Hospital Med/Surg PRN (58570)

Wellspan Health System

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 10/20/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-01-18T00:00 3pm-3am and every 3rd weekend General Summary: Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, provides professional nursing care at the beginner practitioner level within an assigned unit according to established procedures, protocols and regulations. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. May require specialized skills depending on unit assignment. Duties and Responsibilities: 1 Provides and coordinates direct care in accordance with the principles of Relationship Based Care to patients based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Synthesizes patient data to develop outcome-driven plans. 2 Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care. 3 Appropriately organizes and prioritizes time based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patients status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients. 4 Seeks mentoring and coaching from the CN II & III as needed. 5 Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs for inter-shift report and transfer/discharge. Includes patient/family in planning. Collaborates with all disciplines in evaluation of patient progress. 6 Appropriately and correctly documents the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances from pathway or plan of care. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Validates compliance with system and unit-specific clinical initiatives, i.e. pain scores, restraints, fall precautions, etc.. 7 Keeps practice current by participating in performance improvement efforts. Complies with changes in clinical standards and policies. Participate in data collection for performance improvement activity. Recognizes the value of evidence based research as it applies to best practice. 8 Seeks learning opportunities and resources beyond own work environment and incorporates into practice the new knowledge and skills acquired. 9 Promotes an environment conducive to professional practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and patient and staff safety. Supports Shared Decision Making by unit committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projects. Participates in staff meetings and unit activities. Uses opportunities in the clinical setting to teach and support others, one-on-one or in groups (e.g. Students, other hospital personnel). 10 Begins to provide leadership for problem solving and goal formation. Negotiates for a win-win solution. 11 Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel in order to meet patient needs and to maximize team performance. Helps assistive personnel organize and set priorities for work. Monitors completion of tasks that are assigned or delegated to the patient care team. 12 Promotes collaboration and cooperation among physicians, nursing staff, and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Contributes to effective communications among all team members. Begins to display conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maximize team performance. Department Description: B1 is a 26 bed medical/surgical unit focusing on the care of the adult medical/surgical population including orthopedics, abdominal surgeries and a multitude of other medical conditions. We are a cohesive team of registered nurses, nursing assistants, and unit secretaries working together to provide holistic exceptional patient care. The foundation for this care is following our mission statement, "Working as One", as we make a difference in each patient's life. Required Skills RN license in PA BLS Required Experience Med/Surg experience required Wellspan Health System Gettysburg PA

Nurse Manager-Lrdp-Gettysburg Hospital (55453)

Wellspan Health System